Umbrellas made of high-quality materials become long lasting. In order to use the umbrella to be bought for a long time and not to stay like sausage in the rain, you must first look at its body, wires and coating. If possible, the parts in the frame of the umbrella should be thick and made of one piece of aluminum or alloy. Thanks to the one-piece metal parts, the risk of breakage and bending is reduced. Reversing the umbrella or tearing the body means that the umbrella becomes unusable. For this reason, attention should be paid to the body which is made of one piece of metal and screwed together and attached to the body with ripstop thick fabrics.
First of all, it is necessary to know what kind of fabric the umbrella is made of. Especially those with wind resistant nylon fabric should be preferred. Thanks to this fabric, you will be able to protect yourself from getting wet, no matter how heavy the precipitation is.
How to understand a quality umbrella?
Shouldn’t always be brand-oriented shopping, but when it comes to umbrellas, it would be better to choose well-known brands.
Count the wires. There are 18 wires in a sturdy umbrella. Umbrellas with fewer strings are also good, but the stiffest has 18 strings. These wires are also called rib joints. It should be made of stainless steel or stainless steel coating.
The life of a good umbrella is 30 years. However, the market directs you to disposable-style umbrellas. The reason for this is to employ cheap workers and ensure that the production areas that are not sensitive to the environment survive.
You get a good umbrella once, and a cheap umbrella countless times.
The fabric is made of woven fabric, not nylon. Natural fabrics are also used, but they are made waterproof. This is called “empermeabilize”, that is, fabric waterproofed.