Starbrite Water Repellent+UV protection for decks.

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Yakadoodle
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Starbrite Water Repellent+UV protection for decks.

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Thought I would throw this in the air since the "other" Fabric Guard "303 Fabric Guard" makes no mention anywhere on the labeling or the website that it gives protection against UV damage to fabric.

The "Starbrite" brand usually found in boat chandlers, i.e. West Marine or B.O.W., specifically mentions that it does protect against the UV rays.
It also states that it has PTFE, the Teflon, in it. This might be like turning your deck into Gore-Tex which isn't that bad a thing to change it into.

Since the biggest killer of the fabric decking is the fading caused by the UV this is what I've switched to.

http://www.starbrite.com/item/waterproo ... ory_id=558
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Re: Starbrite Water Repellent+UV protection for decks.

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I've been using Scotch 303 on my outdoor upholstery, including some printed polyester canvas throw pillows that stay out on the Adirondack chairs in the yard and the cotton canvas print fabric I used to cover the cushions on a sofa on my front porch. Since I started using it at the beginning of each season 3 years ago none of them have faded.
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