Replacing a Cloth Swing Canopy

I have two swings and one BBQ grill with canopies and a gazebo where the cloth has either disintegrated or been torn to shreds by the cats. I would like to replace the canopies with something cat proof that will last. Are there metal canopies?

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September 10, 20180 found this helpful

I have not seen any metal replacements. You could call an awing company and they could have it custom made, but that may not be cost-efficient for you.

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February 18, 20190 found this helpful

Amazon sells canvas in multilpe colors . 10 yds. 69 @ 50 bucks Im covering overhangs for old canopy swings . Also
Using 10 ft galvanized painted pipe cut in half and mounted with the canvas . Hope your oriject works out well. Tam

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September 10, 20180 found this helpful

It sounds like you have met your limit but I do not believe they make metal canopies for swings and such.

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They do usually make canvas replacements for probably all of your items but these will determinate over time even if the cats stay away. I do think they sell a product that can be sprayed on your canvas to help prolong the life. The sun and just outdoor weather will work away at it everyday.

As for keeping cats away, I believe you could use a commercial product to spray on the canvas. Most of these products have to be resprayed every 30 days.

I have seen several products for this purpose sold at Walmart, Home Depot, Target and others and it is possible they will work.

Here is an example:

www.amazon.com/.../B01GGUDLFI?tag=thrif06-20

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September 10, 20180 found this helpful

I had meant to include this information:

www.google.com/search?q=replacement+canopys+for...

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September 11, 20180 found this helpful

No metal canopies. Probably something you would have to DIY.

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September 12, 20180 found this helpful

So maybe I am just missing something here, as there are no pictures of what your canopy looks like.

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There are lots of metal structures that you can build or buy for your yard and place your item under to protect them from weather...like these examples:

www.walmart.com/.../565481675?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId...

That said, the other solution if you must have canvas is to find something to keep the cats away from it.

Here are some safe cat repellents:

www.instructables.com/.../

www.thesprucepets.com/best-cat-repellents-4153850

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