Treat clean fabric with 3M exterior Scotch Guard. The UV inhibitors will protect the thread and the awning will last many years. Mine is 12 years old and still in good shape.
Mike, RVIA & RVSA Certified Master RV Technician
Amy, Dr. Assistant - Roxie & Mei Ling, four legs each
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