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Cleaning Supplies

Care & Cleaning

1. SUNBRELLA fabric should be cleaned regularly before substances such as dirt, roof particles, etc., are allowed to accumulate on and become embedded in the fabric. The fabric can be cleaned without being removed from the frame. Simply brush off any loose dirt, roof particles, etc.; hose down and clean with mild natural soap in lukewarm water (no more than 100 F.). Rinse thoroughly to remove soap. DO NOT USE DETERGENTS!

2. For stubborn stains soak the fabric for approximately twenty minutes in a solution of no more than 1/2 cup (4oz.) of bleach and 1/4 cup (2 oz.) natural soap per gallon of water at approximately 100 F. A non-chlorine bleach is recommended for SUNBRELLA "Plus" because of the urethane coating. Rinse thoroughly in cold water to remove all of the soap. Note: Excessive soaking in bleach can deteriorate sewing threads. This method of cleaning may remove part of the water repellency and the fabric should receive an application of an air-curing water repellent treatment, such as APCO, UNISEAL, SUNSEAL or similar products, if water repellency is a factor.

3. SUNBRELLA may be dry cleaned but a water repellent treatment must be applied to the fabric after dry cleaning to reestablish water repellency. SUNBRELLA is made from 100% acrylic fiber and is thermoplastic or heat sensitive. When washing or cleaning, DO NOT SUBJECT TO EXCESSIVE HEAT as the fabric will shrink. DO NOT STEAM PRESS OR DRY IN ELECTRIC OR GAS DRYERS, but allow to air dry.


SUNBRELLA is made from 100% solution dyed acrylic fiber which gives it color brightness which is unsurpassed. Being a woven fabric it breaths, and is translucent. It is guaranteed for a period of five years against loss of color or strength from normal exposure conditions including sunlight, mildew, rot, and atmospheric chemicals. SUNBRELLA has a fluorocarbon finish which provides excellent water repellency.

For SUNBRELLA Awning and Marine Fabric

This warranty is valid if the accompanying certificate is completed and mailed within 10 days of installation.

What is Covered? This warranty covers the fabric becoming unserviceable because of loss of color or strength from normal exposure conditions, including sunlight, mildew, rot and atmospheric chemicals. It does not cover labor and installation supplied by the dealer.

How Long is the Coverage Period? The warranty runs for 5 years from the date of original installation.

What will Glen Raven Do? Glen Raven will supply new fabric free to replace the fabric which becomes unserviceable.

How Can You Get Service? Call the dealer from whom you purchased the product to inspect the installation. Or call another SUNBRELLA dealer listed in the Yellow Pages under "awnings and Canopies" or Boat Tops and Covers". The dealer will contact Glen Raven and secure replacement fabric for you.

How Does State Law Apply? This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have another rights which vary from state to state.

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