To create this article, 15 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. This article has been viewed 55, times. Learn more Many types of outdoor furniture use vinyl strapping stretched over a frame to provide comfortable support for the seat and back.
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How to Replace Vinyl Strapping for Patio Chairs – Sunniland Patio - Patio Furniture in Boca Raton
Summer is here, and you'll want to use your patio chairs! You will need access to boiling water. An easy way of doing this is to have your things set up with a propane tank and a turkey fryer, for example, to get your water boiling. It does not have to be set up like this, but you will need your water to be boiling near to your workspace. It is not good walking through the house each time with a boiling strap!
How to Replace Vinyl Strapping for Patio Chairs
Measure the frame: For a single-wrap strap one with exposed plastic pegs or metal clips , measure across the frame from hole to hole with a cloth tape measure wrapping around the outside of the frame. A double-wrap strap shown below covers the fasteners. Start at one hole, loop the tape measures fully around the frame, then pull to the opposite hole and repeat. Order parts: Buy enough straps and pegs to redo the entire piece.
It is easy to find and order slings by the brand name of your furniture type. In case you cannot find your brand model, we can always create custom slings. We make slings according to your measurements so they can fit perfectly. Check out our instructions on how to measure slings. You can sew your own slings.