Avoid letting water, snow or other materials like leaves and sticks to stand on biminis.
Use strut braces, straps and a storage boot to store your top when not in use.
Always allow fabric to dry thoroughly before folding for storage.
Clean the bimini at least once a year with warm water and mild soap (do not dry clean or place bimini in a washing machine or dryer).
Apply a water repellency and UV protection solution to the fabric once a year.