How to Clean the Canopy

How to Clean the Canopy
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You can find a canopy of different types both at your home and at restaurants and terraces of bars. This design protects us from direct sunlight, and during the rain we run under them so as not to get wet. The canopy can be made of various materials, but in order for it to continue to perform its functionality, it is necessary to maintain it in good condition.

If your home or your business has a shade structure, then you need to know how to take care of a particular canopy fabric. You can also contact a special service where specialists will take care of the cleanliness of your canopy.

How to clean a tarpaulin canopy

The canopy from Shade ‘N Net can be installed on the balcony or stretched in the backyard. But not only the cleaning method will depend on the installation site, but also on the material from which your canopy is made. A tarpaulin canopy is one of those on which dirt accumulates most easily. But you will be able to keep it in good condition if you follow these steps:

  • Add the required amount of detergent to the water;
  • Moisten the cotton cloth, squeeze and wipe the cloth. This will be enough both for the constant maintenance of cleanliness and for the removal of dirty parts.;
  • Let the canvas dry before removing the canopy.
detergent to the water
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The canopies of their other materials, which you can learn more, are much easier to wash and they are less susceptible to contamination.

How to remove scale from the awning

wipe the fabric
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In rare cases, mold may form if the canopy is not properly maintained. It can be either green or black. They appear if you have not dried the canopy. But you can also cope with this problem if you follow these steps:

  • It is necessary to moisten the canopy with hot water;
  • If the mold has appeared for a long time, then either contact specialists or buy a special tool;
  • Gently wipe the fabric with this product, then rinse the entire surface with water;
  • Allow the canopy to dry completely, only after that you can remove it.

If you constantly keep the awning clean, then it will last you longer and you will not have to spend time and money to remove complex stains.