It’s fantastic sitting out under the sun below great big patio umbrellas, but In late fall and winter, you need to store the umbrella to keep it safe. The reason? Leaving your patio umbrella out while not using it, a lot could happen to deteriorate it. Because you seldom go outdoors in wintertime you can’t stop problems from happening like:
- The umbrella toppling over and a rib breaking.
- They get blown with soil that embeds in the fiber and can form mildew.
- Snow can degrade rib joints and connectors.
- The sun can bleach wood umbrellas.
What do you do to look after your umbrella when not using it?
- Try keeping it nice and clean – Previous to putting away your outdoor umbrella, you want to confirm that it’s nice and clean. Taking a damp cloth, wipe off any dust or dirt. It will help to preserve your umbrella, helping it last for a longer time.
- Dry it -When you have wiped it down, entirely dry off your patio umbrella just before putting it away. By no means put your offset umbrella away when damp. A large umbrella can store a lot of water. Water can stale, smelling up your umbrella
- Wrap it up nicely – As a rule outdoor patio umbrellas come with a protective cover that you would be able to slip over the folded umbrella to make sure that it stays clean and dry when stacked away. If you did not get a protective cover for your outdoor umbrella, a garbage bag or poly bag will also function. Just set the bag around the umbrella and, working with a nylon rope, cover the umbrella tightly.
- Stow it away. – Whenever you store away your umbrella, no matter if short or long term, ensure that you put it somewhere dry and away from the direct sun light.