Repairing a patio umbrella

Replacing furniture and patio umbrellas can be expensive. Repair them, don’t replace them.

Step-by-Step Directions


Trim frayed edges and apply masking tape to within ¼" of the tear to insure a neat appearance.


Apply Loctite® Vinyl Fabric and Plastic Adhesive evenly to both sides of the tear. Join and hold mended pieces together with masking tape. Leave bond undisturbed for 2 hours. Full strength in 24 hours.


  • Loctite Vinyl, Fabric and Plastic is highly flexible to withstand bending and torsion, is waterproof and weather resistant. It is also ideal for use on seat cushions, tarps, tents and outdoor gear.