It is everyone’s hope when investing in a car awning that it will last. The expected time frame for the fabric is 10-15 years while the hardware should last up to 25 years. This timeframe can only be hit when you take care of the awning. These are some of the tips you can use to help you maintain the awning.
Ensure regular cleaning
For a long lifespan of your car awning you have no option but to clean regularly. Leaving twigs, debris and dirt on the fabric for a long time will make sure it does not get damaged. You should clean the awning annually as recommended, but for improved results, you can as well go for twice a year.
Make sure that every time you are cleaning you are using the right equipment. To avoid damage, ensure that you use soft bristle brush and not the hard ones which will damage the fabric. Use soap and other detergents to help removing stubborn dirt. You should also clean the hardware when doing the regular cleaning.
From time to time you can get the services of a commercial cleaning company for better services. Online is one of the best sites where you can get them. You can rely on the comments and review sections to help you making your decisions. Other sources of good cleaning companies are your friends and other networks. This will ensure you work with only reliable companies.
Using a ladder can help you access the topmost parts of the awning.
Train your staff
Training the staff on how to do proper cleaning is good to ensure that you avoid costly replacents or repairs that might come up with the dirt and debris. Of the aspects that the staff should be trained include; thorough cleaning procedures, proper landing of awning structures, replacement procedure and other general maintenance practices. Ensure that every member of staff is aware of where the remote of control, this is to ensure efficiency in case the need of cleaning arises.
To enable you pass the information promptly, you can develop an easy to follow step by step guide. Also equip them on how to respond to emergencies. This follows that they should know the number to call in case of emergency and for other general cleaning services.
Seeking the services of a reliable and qualified professional will come in handy in helping you maintain the awning. For best results, ensure that you hire only a qualified expert who will give you best tips on how to take care and marinating your car awning. They should be able to show you how to realign the cover for easy roll up. They should also add to you tips on how to lubricate moving parts. You will also be able to learn how to do adjustments, cleaning and other general cleaning tips.