Outdoor Furniture Cleaning Instructions

Sunbrella Fabric – Cleaning Instructions

General or light cleaning

  1. Brush off any loose dirt.
  2. Prepare a cleaning solution of ¼ cup (236 ml) mild detergent dishwashing liquid, per gallon (3.780 Litres) of lukewarm water.
  3. Use a sponge or a soft bristle brush to clean.
  4. Allow cleaning solution to soak into fabric.
  5. Rinse thoroughly to remove all detergent residue.
  6. Allow fabric to air dry.

Spot cleaning

  1. Apply a light mist of mild detergent and water using a spray bottle.
  2. Work the solution into the stain by lightly scrubbing the area with a sponge or very soft bristle brush.
  3. Rinse thoroughly to remove all detergent residue.
  4. Blot excess moisture with a clean, soft towel or sponge.
  5. Wet-vacuum or blot excess water.
  6. Air dry, Repeat steps 3 and 4 until all detergent residue is removed.

For removable Sunbrella fabric

Hand washing

  1. Soak fabric in a solution of ¼ cup (236 ml) mild detergent per gallon (3.780 Litres) of lukewarm water.
  2. Use a sponge or a soft bristle brush as necessary.
  3. Rinse thoroughly to remove all detergent residue.
  4. Air dry.

Machine washing

Machine wash in cold water. Depending on wash load size, use normal amounts of mild laundry detergent and add ¼ cup (236 ml) of bleach. Allow fabric to air dry.

 

Heavy cleaning for stubborn stains and mildew

Sunbrella fabric does not promote mildew growth, however, mildew may grow on dirt and other foreign substances that are not removed from the fabric. To clean mildew, or other stubborn stains:

  1. Prepare a solution of ¼ cup (236 ml) of bleach and ¼ cup (236 ml) of mild detergent per gallon (3.780 Litres) of clean water.
  2. Spray on entire area and allow to soak into the fabric for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove stain with a sponge, clean towel or very soft bristle brush.
  4. Rinse thoroughly to remove all detergent residue.
  5. Allow fabric to air dry.
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