Fabric Care & Cleaning Guide for Awnings and Patio Shades

All Pro Shade Concepts uses high quality materials for our shade products: Textilene, SunTex, and Sunbrella fabrics for awnings, sun screens, and patio shades.

Here’s a rundown on some of the care instructions for these fabrics so your shades last longer.


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Awning Maintenance & Cleaning


Used for retractable awnings, this high-grade fabric is engineered to combine the highest level of design and performance. Sunbrella fabrics are easy to clean, mildew and fade resistant.

When your Awnings become stained, dirty, or dusty, it is definitely due for a clean up. Using 303 Fabric Guard every 3-5 years gives a longer life span for your awnings so you don’t have to replace fabric. We recommend 303 Fabric Guard.

Why We Use 303 Fabric Guard

Personally Recomended by Sunbrella

The shades that we use are made with Sunbrella fabrics. Sunbrella is known for fabrics that are stain, water, dust, and weather resistant.

Enhances Awnings Performance

303 Fabric guard will get rid of dirt, water and other elements that can destroy the fabric of the awning bringing back water and stain resiliency.

Does Not Change Color

Gives the protection and cleaning you need without altering the color of the fabric.

Patio Shade & Window Sun Screen Maintenance & Cleaning


Used for sun screens, economy patio shades, open roll manual patio shades, motorized patio shades

Textilene is fairly easy to clean, with most stains coming off easily with just a wipe. For tough stains, bleach and hydrogen peroxide-based cleaners are useful for Textilene fabrics.

To clean this type of fabric, take a sponge with a solution of one cup of mild detergent and one cup of household bleach in three gallons of water. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and air dry completely.


Used for box shades, sealed track shades

SunTex fabric is made of strong vinyl-coated polyester and is mildew and fade resistant. This type of fabric only needs occasional cleaning with mild soap and water.

Providing Awnings in Phoenix, Arizona & Surrounding Areas

Looking for an awning for your home or business? We have retractables as well as many other awnings for you to choose from. Although we are located in Phoenix, we do serve the surrounding area as well.

Give us a call today at (623) 204-1476.

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