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outdoor furniture care and cleaning Sunbrella® fabrics should be cleaned Heavy Cleaning for Applying 303 High Tech regularly before substances such as dirt and food particles are allowed to accumulate Stubborn Stains and Mildew Fabric Guard on and become embedded in the fabric. Sunbrella fabric does not promote mildew 303 should be applied to Sunbrella fabrics This practice will eliminate the need for growth, however, mildew may grow on dirt after each thorough cleaning, which more frequent vigorous cleanings. and other foreign substances that are not typically removes the original finish and removed from the fabric. To clean mildew, reduces the fabric’s water repellency. or other stubborn stains: • Clean Sunbrella fabric, using one of the General or Light Cleaning • Prepare a solution of 8 ounces (1 cup) cleaning methods. • Brush off any loose dirt. of bleach and 2 ounces (1/4 cup) of mild • Allow Sunbrella to completely air dry. • Prepare a cleaning solution of 2 ounces soap per gallon of clean water. • Apply 303 Fabric Guard in a well- (1/4 cup) mild soap per gallon of • Spray on entire area and allow to soak ventilated area following instructions on lukewarm water (less than 100°F/38°C). into the fabric. the container. • Use a sponge or a soft bristle brush • Scrub vigorously with a soft bristle brush, • Apply 303 in a thin, even coat and allow to clean. sponge, or clean towel. fabric to dry completely. • Allow cleaning solution to soak into • Rinse thoroughly to remove all soap • Apply a second thin, even coating of fabric. residue. 303. (Two light coatings are more • Rinse thoroughly to remove all soap • Allow fabric to air dry. effective in restoring fabric water residue. resistance than a single heavy coating. • Allow fabric to air dry. If stain and/or mildew are severe, bleach A 15-ounce bottle provides coverage of quantities may be increased. up to 50 square feet of fabric.) For removable Sunbrella fabric umbrella and cushion covers, machine wash in cold For removable Sunbrella fabric umbrella and For more information please see water (less than 100°F/38°C). Depending cushion covers, machine wash in cold www.303products.com. on wash load size, use normal amounts of water (less than 100°F/38°C). Depending mild laundry soap. Allow fabric to air dry. on wash load size, use normal amounts of mild laundry soap and add 1 cup of bleach. Professional Cleaners Allow fabric to air dry. In evaluating the services of a professional Spot Cleaning firm, you should inquire about the firm’s • Apply a light mist of our recommended experience in working with Sunbrella fabrics cleaning solution using a spray bottle. Re-treating the Fabric and knowledge of cleaning and re- • Work the solution into the stain by lightly Sunbrella fabrics have a special finish that treatment requirements. DO NOT dry clean scrubbing the area with a sponge or very enhances water repellency. The finish is Sunbrella fabrics. soft bristle brush. designed to last for several years of normal • Rinse thoroughly to remove all soap use, but may be refreshed after a thorough residue. cleaning or extended use. Glen Raven Helpful Hints • Blot excess moisture with a clean, soft recommends 303 High Tech Fabric towel or sponge. Use a Wet Vac if Guard™ as the preferred re-treatment • Protect the area around your Sunbrella available to remove excess moisture. product for Sunbrella fabrics. fabric when using a bleach solution – • Repeat these steps until stain is bleach may discolor non-Sunbrella removed. fabrics. Always rinse Sunbrella thoroughly to completely remove bleach. • Sunbrella air-dries very quickly. Machine drying is not necessary. • If fabric has some wrinkling, use an iron, if necessary, but only on the synthetic* setting. As some irons exceed the recommended 100°F/38°C temperature on the synthetic setting, test a small inconspicuous area before ironing entire piece. • DO NOT use a steamer or iron set to steam setting. Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, LLC 1831 North Park Avenue * Synthetic fabric heat settings normally do Glen Raven, NC 27217-1100 not exceed 150°F/66°C. 336-227-6211 10/08
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