With spring here and summer on the horizon, now is the perfect time to refresh your patio and porch. And when it comes to making your outdoor space look fresh and new, replacing pillows and chair cushions is one of the easiest ways to do so. But are Sunbrella cushions for outdoor furniture the best choice for your backyard oasis? Here is what you need to know.
Types of Outdoor Material
There are many modern options for fabric that is made for outdoor use. Some of those include polyester, solution dyed Olefin or acrylic, PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and marine vinyl. Some of these materials are specifically made to be waterproof or water resistant, which are perfect for boats or pool chairs. Others are made to resist fading from the sun, mold and mildew and wind that pelts it with dirt particles.
Solution dyed fabrics use fibers that are dyed before the yarn is woven. This means they will hold up better in the weather and the higher cost reflects this. Printed fabrics are cheaper, made from acrylic or polyester. They tend to fade much faster. Vinyl is affordable but less comfortable.
About Sunbrella Fabric
Sunbrella is considered a performance fabric known for its exceptional comfort and durability. Sunbrella fabric was first used for awnings, premiering in 1961. One of the biggest selling points was its solution dyed acrylic fabric that maintains its color even with regular cleaning and exposure to outdoor elements while keeping its integrity. It is mold, mildew, stain and water resistant.
Today Sunbrella cushions outdoor fabric is available in several different weaves and textures while maintaining its comfort and softness. Sunbrella cushions for outdoor furniture are easy to clean – a trait the company refers to as “worry-free livability.” Because the color is dyed into core of each fiber and UV-stabilized before being woven into yarn, regular cleaning with water and a gentle cleaning solution will not degrade its brightness, no protective surface finish necessary as with other materials that promise superior performance.
Buying Sunbrella Outdoor Fabric
If you are comfortable going the DIY route, you may want to shop for Sunbrella cushions sale fabric to make your own. However, many consumers do not realize the detail and specialized equipment that goes into making beautiful outdoor seating cushions and pillows.
While you can often find Sunbrella cushions Costco has on sale, they will never be custom made to fit your existing outdoor furniture. And yes, Sunbrella cushions Amazon offers are also often a good deal, but you cannot view the fabric in person, and it is difficult to take the proper measurements to ensure they fit perfectly.
A better option is to visit Hauser’s Patio either in our showroom or online. Our professional team can create Sunbrella cushions for outdoor furniture that you already own. We will provide instructions as to how to measure for best results and we will deliver the cushions to your home or have them ready for pickup in either of our locations.
One of the best options when refreshing your patio or porch is Sunbrella cushions for outdoor furniture due to their superior ability to resist fading, mold, mildew, stains and water. Call or visit us today to get a quote for your new outdoor pillows and cushions custom made for your furniture.