How to Repair Patio Sling Chairs
Patio sling chairs – Patio chairs equipped with a mesh seat sling are designed to be durable and withstand the weather. Over time, however, the mesh wears; tears or stretching to the point of the chair is no longer comfortable or possibly even unusable. Instead of replacing the entire chair, the sling itself can be replaced, which makes the chair again useful. Replacing the sling requires measurement of the structure of the chair first to ensure that the new sling fits.
Repair patio sling chairs, Measure the width of the chair by stretching a tape measure from the center of the lane on one side towards the center of the other, on the back or the seat of the chair. Measure the length of the structure of the chair to determine the proper size for the new sling. Pry the plastic covers on the top and bottom of each side rail sling using a knife, spatula or slotted screwdriver. Cut the old deep vertically with a knife to make it easier to remove the frame. Slide the sling material old outside lateral tracks on each side train. It may take a little lever and moving out of the sling. Loosen the nuts on the sides of the frame so the spreader bars covering the frame, which is used to support the sling out more easily. Place the plastic slots that come with deep pockets on both sides of the new sling material.
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Remove one of the side rails hosting track sling removing all screws and nuts with an adjustable wrench. Slide new sling material through the track still in the patio sling chairs frame by pushing the side edge containing the plastic spine through the track, being the top of the fabric facing up. Slide removed on the other side of the sling seat side rail, keeping aligned in the same way as the other side to secure the wheelchair back together properly lane. Hold the side rail loose along the structure of the chair until the holes align with the holes in the frame. Tug upward on the sling fabric to remove wrinkles and to ensure both sides are aligned evenly. Flip the chair upside down on a blanket or lawn to avoid scratching the frame. Trim any material protruding grooved plastic sling, using wire cutters.