Performance. What is it?

From water and stain resistance to an unbelievably soft touch, outdoor fabrics are far from what they used to be. Acrylics have revolutionized the textile industry and are at the forefront of multi-functional designs today. With so many inherent properties, acylics are hard to beat when it comes to durabilty and endurance both within and outside the home.

Performance textiles have many characteristics so join us in our three part series where we will be discussing: Abrasion, Indoor/Outdoor, and Soil & Stain Repellent. We will examine each of these standards making it easier to understand their differences.

Part 2 - Indoor/Outdoor

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