Does your storefront present an inviting image? Our services can help you preserve that image through regular maintenance, as well as protect your investment. For your custom storefront awning, or umbrellas and cushions adorning your bistro, consider us partners in your maintenance program.
What We Clean:
- Banners and flags
- Casual Furniture Cushions
- Race Trailer Covers
- Shade Structures
- We also clean boat covers, tops & enclosures, boat cushions, sails, and pool covers!
What we offer:
Cleaning & Treating at our Facility
Our most popular service offering is, “Send us your dirty fabrics and we will return them to you cleaned and treated!” Awning Cleaning Industries provides top quality cleaning and repairs year-round for your outdoor fabrics. Most fabrics look better and last longer when they are cleaned periodically. We clean all fabrics by hand, using gentle but effective methods and APCO products that are formulated especially for us. Our methods and procedures are proven to remove mold, mildew, bird droppings, environmental dirt, and soil that results from everyday use. Let us restore the beauty to your fabrics and make them the best they can be – a true reflection of your lifestyle.
Our process consists of the following steps:
- Inspection for fabric condition and the need for any repairs
- Measuring, tagging and appropriate temporary storage
- All items are washed by hand with utmost care, never by machine, using environmentally friendly APCO cleaners
- Air-drying, followed by application of APCO protectors for water repellency, with stain, mildew and UV inhibitors
- Air-drying, plus polishing of any windows for a clear, lustrous look, sealing pores and leaving an anti-static and anti-fog protective coating
- Proper packaging for storage or return delivery
On-Site Awning Cleaning
Throughout Connecticut and surrounding areas, ACI offers maintenance for commercial storefront awnings. Cleaning your awnings on a regular basis helps maintain your original awning investment, as well as having a positive effect on your customers, and on the life expectancy of the fabrics. When it’s time to clean your storefront awnings, we also offer minor on-site repairs such as patching, and bulb replacement.
Seasonal Awning Service and Repairs
For many homes, clubs and restaurants, awnings are seasonal; up in the spring and down in the fall. This was our original service offered at ACI. Since we opened our doors in 1983, we have provided professional put-up and take-down services to customers within our local service area. At the same time, our experienced crews keep a watchful eye on the overall condition of your awnings, providing repairs on the spot when possible – such as patching, reroping and repairs to frame or hardware. If the fabric requires stitching, we will remove it and return to rehang it after our in-house repairs have been completed. For optimal awning longevity, we suggest our seasonal awning put-up service in the spring, take-down service and storage in the fall, and cleaning every other year.
Repairs and Modifications
Along with first-class cleaning, our repair services provide one-stop shopping for outdoor fabric maintenance. All repairs are quoted in advance:
- Restitching, using high tech thread with lifetime stitching warranty
- Braid repairs and replacements
- Patching – sewn, glued, and self-adhesive
- Zipper repair, replacement, and lubrication
- Snap, fastener, and grommet repair and replacement
- Boat enclosure window and screen replacement
- Size adjustments and upgrades
- Velcro replacement
New Awnings or Replacement Fabrics
Our expert sewing department has become an asset to many of our clients. Should your awnings become too old to service, or if you are ready for a change of color or style, our sewing room can produce replacement covers for you. If you would like a brand new awning for a window, doorway or deck, let us provide you with all the awning services you need. Select from a wide variety of fabric colors and patterns from the best manufacturers. All our covers are custom made, and include a lifetime stitching warranty. Contact us for a quotation.
Our professional line of APCO cleaners and protectors which have been specially formulated for us, are available for purchase. These products give you the option of cleaning and maintaining your outdoor fabrics yourself.