4 Reasons to Choose Sunbrella Marine Fabric for Your Awning


Awning made with Sunbrella Marine awning fabric available at Goodwin-Cole
Sunbrella Marine awning fabric available at Goodwin-Cole

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Style and Function for Your Outdoor Space

Are you considering an awning for your backyard or business? 

Awnings are the best way to create functional, inviting, and weather-sheltered outdoor spaces for your home or business, and an awning made with Sunbrella Marine Fabric is sure to be both beautiful and functional.

As stated in its name, this textile is perfect for boats and boating accessories. Sunbrella Marine fabric is constructed to stand up to both the salt and the sun. Homes and businesses, whether located inland or by the sea, will benefit from the exceptional craftsmanship of Sunbrella Marine fabric. Read on to find out why we love Sunbrella Marine awning fabric here at Goodwin-Cole!

Sunbrella Fabric Comes in Different Colors and Patterns

Sunbrella Marine fabric comes in a variety of colors and patterns. No matter what your taste or style, there is likely an option that will coordinate with your outdoor decor. Sunbrella’s textile designers actively work together to gather trend intelligence, design analysis and color forecasts. Forget the outdated look, Sunbrella brings a refreshing element to awning design.

Let Goodwin-Cole help you design or install a beautiful awning with Sunbrella Marine fabric. See the selection of colors and patterns on our website. 

Sunbrella Marine Fabric is Durable

With Sunbrella Marine, you will not find yourself replacing your awning’s fabric after it has been exposed to the elements. These textiles are made with close attention to detail, and engineered to resist degradation.

Not only are Sunbrella Marine fabrics made to last, they deliver the ultimate protection against UV rays that cause fading. After choosing a color or pattern perfect for your awning, it will remain vibrant throughout the years. 

There are Different Uses for Sunbrella Marine Fabric

Awnings are not the only thing Sunbrella fabrics can be used for! There are other types of shade structures that this textile is perfect for:

  • Shade Sails
  • Fixed frame shade structures and engineered shade structures
  • Windscreens
  • Umbrella canopies and cabanas
  • Canopies for casual furniture such as chaises, daybeds, and loungers
  • Marine applications such as cockpit awnings, biminis, and fender covers

The possibilities seem endless. With over 80 years of experience, Goodwin-Cole will help you design and install the perfect shade structure using Sunbrella Marine Fabric.  

Sunbrella Marine Fabric is Easy to Clean

Another reason we love this fabric for awnings is how easy it is to maintain. Outdoor shade structures are likely to collect dust and debris, but with Sunbrella Marine awning fabric, cleanup is easy. Here are some general light cleaning tips directly from Sunbrella:

To clean Sunbrella while still on an awning frame

  • Brush off loose dirt.
  • Hose down.
  • Prepare a cleaning solution of water and mild soap such as Woolite or Dawn dishwashing liquid.
  • Use a soft bristle brush to clean.
  • Allow cleaning solution to soak into the fabric.
  • Rinse thoroughly until all soap residue is removed.
  • Air dry.
  • May not require re-treatment depending on the age of the fabric.

Enjoy year-round shade with fabric that is easy to maintain.

Goodwin-Cole Offers Sunbrella Marine Fabric for Awnings

An awning does much more than only provide shade in your outdoor living areas. Let Goodwin-Cole help you increase the aesthetic value of your home, create useful and charming outdoor spaces for any weather, and save money by cutting down on energy consumption.

To find out more about Sunbrella Marine Fabric and how to utilize it in your own shade structure, contact us today!