Monthly Maintenance (or after every excursion):

  • Rinse with plenty of fresh water inside and out.
  • Wipe windows with only a clean chamois or cotton cloth after residual salt and dirt has been rinsed off.
  • Operate zippers.

Quarterly Maintenance:

  • Operate all fasteners and rinse thoroughly with water.

Yearly Maintenance:

  • Wash entire product with laundry soap and water, and a soft-bristled brush.  1 tablespoon Ivory Snow, Dreft or Woolite to 1 gallon water.
  • Apply soap directly to stains, and rinse until sudsing ends.
  • Treat stuck zippers with hot water and vinegar to dissolve salt corrosion.  DO NOT USE WD-40.
  • Air dry the entire product.
  • Remove windows for polishing.
  • Treat canvas top with 303 Fabric Guard available at West Marine.  OVERSPRAY WILL DAMAGE VINYL WINDOWS.
  • Polish windows with Meguiars Mirror Glaze #10 (part M1008) available at West Marine.
  • Lubricate canvas fasteners and zipper cars with a zipper and snap lubricant, such as IOSSO’s EZ-Snap.

Detailed information on cleaning your Sunbrella canvas.