Whenever you get buying a car awning, you definitely expect it to last long. The expected time frame for the fabric is 10-15 years while the hardware should last up to 25 years. This expected timeframe can only be achieve when you take care of it. Use these tips to help you maintain your car awning.
Regularly cleaning your car awning is a must if you want it to have a long lifespan. Leaving twigs, debris and dirt on the fabric for a long time will make sure it does not get damaged. The car awning should be cleaned once a year, though it is right to even make it twice a year.
When cleaning, ensure that the equipment you use is the right one. Use the soft bristle brush to clean the fabric as the hard bristle one can damage it. Use soap and other detergents to help removing stubborn dirt. You should also clean the hardware when doing the regular cleaning.
For better cleaning, you can seek the services of a commercial cleaning company. One of the best place to find them is online. You can see the one to work with depending on reviews and comments of past clients. Other sources of good cleaning companies are your friends and other networks. This will ensure reliability.
You can use a ladder to access the topmost parts.
Train your staff
You should train your staff on how to properly do the cleaning so as to avoid costly repairs and replacements. You should train them on proper landing of awning structures, thorough cleaning and general services. For efficiency, ensure that every member of the staff knows where the remote is kept and the best practices on how to keep it safe.
To enable you pass the information promptly, you can develop an easy to follow step by step guide. Prepare them on how best to respond to emergencies. They should be aware of the number that they need to contact in case of emergency services.
You need to get the services of a professional from time to time to help you maintain the awning. You should make sure that you only hire someone who is qualified on how best to maintain the awning. They should be able to show you how to realign the cover for easy roll up. Tips on how to lubricate moving parts must also be imparted to you. As well as helping you in setting the adjustments, cleaning and any other general tips.