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Is Sunbrella Indoor fabric really so bad?

Heidi E
5 months ago

I am planning to buy some Pottery Barn York chairs to replace some grungy, uncleanable chairs I currently have. They will be a light color (ivory) and I have a choice of various “performance” fabrics including Crypton, Sunbrella, and other unspecified performance options. On paper, the Sunbrella Sahara Weave (in ivory) looks like the winner due to its high rub count of 65k and the fact that it is machine washable and can be bleached. However I keep reading responses from people who regret their indoor Sunbrella for various reasons (uncomfortable, piling, and hard to clean). I’m not sure if Sunbrella has improved in later years but I thought Sunbrella was especially durable and easily cleaned so now I’m confused. Is Sunbrella indoor really so bad, or do some of you have great experiences with it?

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