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Aluminum Patio Umbrella or Wood Market Umbrella?

One of the big questions we're getting this season is about the differences in materials. It usually goes like this: What's better? An Aluminum Patio Umbrella or Wood Market Umbrella? To which we almost always answer: Yes At this point the customer asks for an answer with a few more details. The differences between aluminum patio umbrellas and wood market umbrellas are as diverse as the differences between the actual materials of aluminum and wood. So let's go over those briefly to get a better understanding of each.

Cleaning your Sunbrella Patio Umbrella

It's important to keep your Sunbrella fabrics clean and dirt free. Sunbrella fabrics are highly mildew resistant, however, dirt and mud are not. Most times, when you see mildew on an umbrella made with Sunbrella fabrics, it's because dirt and mud where allowed to get on the umbrella canopy, embedding into the fabric. As mud and dirt get wet and are exposed to the air, mildew grows on the particles. The fabric resists the mildew, but it still grows on the foreign particles. Follow these steps to keep your Sunbrella umbrella clean and mildew free.