Maintenance

General Maintenance

  • Always close and tie the umbrella in the stand when it is not in use. This will protect it against damage from unexpected inclement weather or high gusts of
  • For maximum protection of the wood and fabric, put the storage cover in place each
  • If the umbrella becomes wet because of rain or snow, open it for a complete airing and make certain it is totally dry before closing it
  • The brass hardware will age to a beautiful antique finish and will need no further care.

Wood Maintenance

  • Varnished Maple, Mahogany or Douglas Fir: Clean this finish with a mild solution of soap and water on a soft cotton cloth. Do not use abrasive cleaners or scouring powders. If rain or water splashes on the pole or frame, dry it with a soft, clean
  • Natural Teak: Clean this wood with a mild solution of soap and water on a soft cotton cloth to remove surface dirt. Plain water will not harm the wood. Do not use abrasive cleaners or scouring
  • Oiled Teak: This finish can be renewed with a sparing application of pure boiled linseed oil, mineral oil or Watco Teak Oil. Wipe thoroughly with a clean, soft cloth. Do not apply oil to the arms where they meet the fabric cover as it will create permanent

Fabric Cleaning

  • Premium Cotton Canvas: With the umbrella open, scrub the fabric cover gently with a soft-bristled brush using a mild solution of soap and water. Rinse thoroughly with cold water and allow the cover to dry completely before closing. Do Not Dry Clean This Fabric!
  • Guaranteed Sunfast Acrylic: Clean this fabric in the same manner described above. For stubborn spots, spray with a household cleaner such as Fantastik or 409 or sprinkle generously with Oxy Clean. Scrub gently and rinse thoroughly with cold water. Allow cover to dry completely before closing. Do Not Dry Clean This Fabric!

Long Term Storage

  • Cover the umbrella with the storage cover or a clean tarp and lay on a hard, flat surface in a well- ventilated, protected