A pop-up canopy can be an excellent outdoor addition. They look fantastic and present a great area of shade as well. However, they will only provide you with all of these great qualities if you look after it properly. If you don’t care for your pop up canopy then you will end up needing to replace it a lot sooner than you would have liked to. This article is here to ensure that this does not happen.
Looking After Your Pop-Up Canopy Ahead Of BBQ Season
If you follow the instructions which are about to be provided then you will find an easy and effective way of cleaning your canopy so it looks great in your garden. But before revealing the steps required it is important to determine what you will need for the cleaning procedure. You merely require the three following products; laundry detergent (make sure it is non-concentrated), a nylon-bristled broom (the wider the better) and of course water.
•Once you have done this you should then take your hose and apply water all over the tent until you are satisfied that it is completely clean. •Leave the canopy outside so that it can dry. Please note this can end up taking several days depending on the weather at the time. •Once you feel one side of the canopy is dry turn it over to let the other side receive the same amount of air. • Find an area of grass in your garden and layout the canopy •Make sure you take off your shoes – the last thing you want is to make the material even dirtier whilst cleaning because of shoe prints •Take some laundry detergent and drizzle it all over the material •Once it is covered you are then going to wash the cover with water •Next, use a broom and scrub the detergent and water mixture until all of the dirt has been eliminated •You will probably find that you need to keep adding more water to the mix whilst you are scrubbing. After all, you do want the soap to be rid of as well. •Now for the next step, you will need to combine one part bleach with three parts water and mix. This is going to be used for the extremely dirty areas or those that contain mould/mildew. •You will need to scrub more carefully when applying this. Deal with one area at a time. •Immediately wash each area with water once you have scrubbed. If you allow the bleach to settle in then it can easily harm the tent because it can end up removing the colour of it.
When it comes to using your canopy, you also need to make sure that it is erected properly so that it does not suffer wear and tear, or become ripped. You may also want to look into hiring a deck company so you have a specified area for putting up your canopy over the summer months.
You now have all the information needed to ensure you clean your pop up canopy properly. The procedure is really quite simple, however, it is extremely important at the same time. Pop up canopies are undoubtedly brilliant structures; they look fantastic and have a lot to offer. However, they will only provide this if you look after them correctly. As you can see by the instructions provided; it only takes a little clean to ensure that this is the case.