DIY Maintenance and more
You will find that learning how to repair the tears will allow you to save a lot of money and keep your canvas camping tent around for a long time to come. Canvas is a sturdy material, so it is not often that it will become torn or ripped, however, whenever it does, knowing how to fix it when it happens will help you out in a pinch.
Can I use regular laundry detergent to wash my Gore-Tex jacket?
Gore-Tex suggests that you us a mild, liquid detergent (do not use powder detergent), and always check the manufacturer’s care label for any special recommendations. We would recommend Dry Guy Fabric Tech Wash.
When moist, warm air comes into contact with either a surface or air that is colder than it is, the warm air cannot retain the same amount of moisture as it did and therefore water is released either into the air or onto the colder surface which causes condensation to form.
Under normal use, most awnings will remain waterproof for many years, however if yours has been used for prolonged periods, or is showing signs of water penetration, then please do apply a reproofing agent, but do check with your awning supplier for the most suitable product for your awning.