When it comes to preserving the beauty of your shade sails on the Gold Coast, proper maintenance is important. Even if the product is made with premium quality materials and excellent manufacturing by Hunter Canvas, regular care can make a huge difference.
Shade sails are by no means cheap, so it’s critical that you know its proper care and maintenance so you can look forward to enjoying both form and function for an extended period of time. Here are some valuable tips from the pros:
Shade Sails Proper Installation
Shade sails are available in different sizes. While there are some that are small and do not require professional assistance, more often than not, you will require expert assistance. For one, proper installation will require the use of specific tools. Improper installation will not only cause damage to your shade sails, it can also seriously compromise the safety of your family.
Since your shade sails are installed outdoors, it is exposed to different conditions, which can result to stain. While you cannot control these circumstances, the key is removing it immediately to prevent the stain from seeping into the fabric. When cleaning your shade sails, never use high-pressure water as it can damage the material. Instead, you can use a soft-bristled brush to remove debris and dirt.
Avoid Strong Detergents
While you can use detergents sparingly to clean the fabric, avoid using detergents that contain harsh chemicals like halogens and Sulphur. In addition, you should also avoid using chlorine treated water. Experts recommend the use of mild dishwashing liquid which is equally effective in removing dirt and stains.
From time to time, make sure to check the fabric construction of your shade sails to spot possible weak spots. If you notice any signs of damage or wear and tear, or perhaps the fraying of the edges, it is recommended that you contact your supplier for professional assistance.
Anchor Points and Posts
Regularly inspect and test the posts of your shade sails to ensure they are strong and secure. If you notice any signs of wobbling, fix or reinforce it immediately to prevent further damage.