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The Scoop on Retractable Awning Care

October 5, 2023

Let’s delve into the world of retractable awning care and discover how to keep your premium awning looking and performing its best for years to come.

As the sun graces our days with its warm embrace, there’s nothing quite like enjoying the outdoors, whether it’s a lively barbecue with friends, a peaceful afternoon with a book, or simply relishing the beauty of nature. And if you’re lucky enough to have a retractable awning from SummerSpace®, you’re in for a treat. Not only does it provide shade and comfort, but it also adds a touch of elegance to your outdoor space. But like any valuable addition to your home, a little care goes a long way.

The Magic of Tempotest® Awning Fabric

At SummerSpace, quality is paramount. That’s why we have chosen the top-tier Tempotest® awning fabric for our products. This marine-grade fabric is designed to withstand the elements and maintain its beauty over time. The fabric is equipped with Hi-Clean® finishing and Teflon® Extreme fabric coating, making it both easy to clean and highly durable.

Routine Retractable Awning Care Made Easy

One of the remarkable features of Tempotest® awning fabric is its resistance to stains and water. Regular maintenance is a breeze, requiring just a few simple steps. To keep your awning looking fresh, all you need is a soft brush, warm soapy water (a mixture of 2 oz. of soap to one gallon of water, below 100°F), and a gentle touch. Gently brush the surface of the fabric to remove air pollution, smog, and other particles that may have settled. Afterward, rinse thoroughly with water and let it dry in the air and sunlight before retracting. This straightforward process not only cleans your awning but also helps maintain its pristine appearance.

Seasonal Care

For those lucky souls living by the coast, a bit more attention is required due to the salty sea breeze. It’s recommended to clean both the awning fabric and the frame at the beginning and end of each season. This proactive approach ensures that your awning remains in top-notch condition, ready to provide you with shade and comfort whenever you need it.

If you’re an inland dweller, your care routine is even simpler. A thorough cleaning at the start of each spring season should suffice to keep your awning looking splendid.

Maintaining Waterproofing

To preserve the waterproof feature of your awning’s fabric over time, consider periodic maintenance with a 303 waterproofing protectant. This specialized protectant is designed specifically for marine-grade fabrics like Tempotest®, ensuring that your awning can withstand rain showers and stay resilient against the elements.

By following these simple care instructions, you can ensure that your retractable awning from SummerSpace remains a source of joy and comfort for years to come. Not only does proper care maintain its appearance, but it also extends its lifespan, allowing you to make the most of your outdoor space without worry.

In conclusion, a little maintenance effort goes a long way in ensuring that your retractable awning remains in pristine condition, ready to provide shade and comfort as you enjoy the best that summer has to offer. So, embrace the sun, relish the outdoors, and let your SummerSpace retractable awning be the perfect companion on your summer adventures.

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