When it comes to upholstery in our homes, we don't have to avoid light fabrics for fear of spills! Style and Design Expert Matt Huber introduced the hosts of Great Day Washington to Sunbrella fabrics and their amazing properties that make them family friendly. They're stain resistant, fade resistant, and easy to clean. Previously, consumers either avoided light colored upholstery or placed them in their formal living room and covered them in plastic to be used only for special occasions. When investing in furniture in your home, you want to be able to use it! Whether you have kids, pets, enjoy wine, host parties, or just have a generally messy household, Sunbrella fabrics are the top option for family friendly fabrics.
Known for their cleanability and fade resistance, Sunbrella fabrics are great for outdoors but now made for indoors. Matt showed an example of a Sunbrella fabric in bleach in a jar and after 2 days the blue color had not faded.
The unique composition of these fabrics are due to Sunbrella's solution dyed acrylic fibers. To explain the difference between Sunbrella fibers and typical fabric fibers Matt cut both a radish and carrot. The radish shows a red layer outside but is white inside, like a typical fabric while the carrot shows the same orange layer outside and inside when cut open. The carrot represents like a Sunbrella solution dyed fiber, so the color won't fade in the sun!
To demonstrate how Sunbrella stands up to spills the Great Day Washington hosts spilled some Stone Tower Wine on the Sunbrella fabric. Immediately, you see most of the liquid beading off of the fabrics for an easy, quick clean. Using a spray bottle of just water and one with water and soap, you can see how the stain is easily removed by just spraying it. A little scrubbing with a brush goes a long way to clear the wine color from the fabric. For more different stains simply follow Sunbrella's cleaning guidelines!
With so many brands available at Belfort that offer Sunbrella fabrics, you'll be able to select a sofa style that you love and customize it with a Sunbrella fabric of your choice. Sunbrella is the ideal choice for worry free upholstery. Shop styles available to customize with Sunbrella online here - or visit the Belfort Furniture Showroom in Dulles, Virginia!