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Cleaning care instructions

Cleaning care instructions

Fabric Should be cleaned regularly before substances such as dirt and food particles are allowed to accumulate on and become embedded in the fabric. this practice will eliminate the need for more frequent vigorous cleaning.

General or light cleaning

  • Brush off any loose dirt.
  • Prepare a cleaning solution of 2 ounces(1/4cup) mild soap per gallon of lukewarm water (less 100 F/38 C).
  • Use a sponge or a soft bristle to clean.
  • Allow cleaning solution to soak into fabric.
  • Rinse thoroughly to remove all soap residues.
  • Allow fabric to air dry.

 

Spot cleaning

  • Apply a light mist of our recommended cleaning solutions using a spray bottle.
  • Work the solution into the stain by lightly scrubbing the area with a sponge or very soft bristle brush.
  • Rinse thoroughly to remove all soap residues.
  • Blot excess moisture with a clean, soft towel or sponge.
  • Wet-vacuum or blot excess water.
  • Heavy cleaning for stubborn stain and mildew

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 stain:

Prepare a solution of 8 ounces (1 cup) of bleach and 2 ounces ( 1/4) cup of mild soap per gallon of clean water.
Spray on entire area and allow to soak into the fabric.
Scrub vigorously with a soft bristle brush, sponge or clean to towel.
Rinse thoroughly to remove all soap residues.
Allow fabric to air dry.

If stain and or mildew are severe, bleach quantities may be increased.

Re-treating the fabric for ease of cleaning

This fabric has a special finish that enhaces water repellency. The finish is designed to last for several years of normal use, but may be refreshed after a thorough cleaning or extended use. It’s recommended 303 High Tech Fabric Guard as the preferred re-treatment.

Professional cleaners

In evaluating the services of a professional firm, you should inquire about the firm’s experience in working with these types of fabrics and knowledge of cleaning and re-treatment requirements. DO NOT dry clean fabrics.

Helpful hints:
Protect the area around your fabric with diluted bleach solution. Bleash may discolor fabric. Always rinse thoroughly to completely remove bleach. Fabric air-dries very quickly. Machine drying is not neccessary. If fabric has some wrinkling use an iron, but only on the synthetic setting. Test a steamer to steam setting.