In general, shade sails are specifically designed with highly durable materials and excellent construction. However, in order to extend the life of your Gold Coast shade sails, regular maintenance is also required. This will ensure the shade sails will perform its function, mainly in providing protection against the harmful UV rays and providing a reliable shade all year round. Of course, you will also want to preserve its beauty in the coming years.
Here are some shade sail maintenance tips:
Shade sails are available in different sizes. There are some varieties that are small enough that you can easily install on your own without professional help. However, it is important to keep in mind that professional Gold Coast shade sail installers are available to ensure that it is installed securely to avoid any mishaps.
Improper installation of your shade sail can lead to more problems and potentially unnecessary expenses that may arise in damaged material and compromised safety of your family.
Since shade sails are installed outdoors, it can be exposed to a lot of elements that may cause stains, such as bird droppings and wet leaves, just to mention a few. Regularly cleaning your shade sail will prevent stains from seeping into the fabric and threads, as well as discourage the growth of mildew and mould.
When it comes to cleaning your shade sail, never use high-pressure water. Simply use a brush with soft bristles to remove the dirt and other debris.
While shade sails are generally constructed with highly durable materials, it is advisable not to use strong detergents for cleaning. This is because these detergents contain harsh chemicals such as halogens and Sulphur. You should also avoid using chlorine-treated water. Instead, use mild detergents or dishwashing liquid as it does the job in removing stains without damaging the shade sail fabric.