Stainless steel

1. DO NOT USE THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS on any parts made of stainless steel:
Chlorine bleach or detergents containing bleach (they can corrode stainless steel).
Hydrochloric acid or products containing chlorides (they can corrode stainless steel).
2. Salt, limestone or acids (drinks and food) may discolour parts made of stainless steel if nor cleaned promptly.
3. Products or parts made of stainless steel used near the seaside or for the interior decoration of swimming pools require more frequent cleaning in order to remove chlorites deposited on them and to prevent corrosion and chemical deterioration of the external surfaces.
4. Stains or rust noted on stainless steel surfaces must be cleaned promptly.
5. Stains left in place for long periods may become permanent.
6. Rust may cause chemical reactions or corrode stainless steel.

To remove stains or rust:
• Apply a specific non-abrasive detergent or polish for stainless steel.
• Rinse thoroughly with clean water.
• Lastly, dry thoroughly in order to prevent streaks from occurring, rubbing in the sense of the fibres.

Varnished metals: Iron and Aluminium

To clean surfaces in varnished metals, use cold water and nonabrasive or aggressive liquid detergents.
Apply with a soft cloth. In the case of very dirty and/or aged surfaces, after cleaning, it is advisable to treat them with liquid
paraffin. Apply with a soft cloth to revitalize the surfaces. In the event of stains caused by lime deposits on varnishes of coarse structure (eg. antique iron and indian brown) clean them with a cloth and a solution of white wine vinegar diluted in cold water. Before winter, carry out the cleaning phase and then treat the surfaces, moving parts and screws with liquid paraffin, using a soft cloth. Small scratches or damage to the varnished surfaces due to transportation, improper use or handling can be retouched and protected from corrosion with special varnishes.

Wood: Iroko

Traditional wood employed for outdoor furniture and the marine industry. Iroko is a hardwood with a high oil content, suitable for
external use. Extremely long-lasting. It is practically unalterable to repeated exposure to atmospheric factors. If not treated, the surface takes a silver-grey coating which is the natural protection from inside the wood, considered an essential part of Iroko’s
The natural tendency of wood to turn gray or lose the brightness of the paint can be prevented in the early stages of the product
life. The parasol can be restored by a new treatment with proper products easy to find in specialized shops.
It’s necessary to apply a solution of water and colourless oil, to exposed surfaces with a cloth. The oil must be highly diluted.
When the surface is dry, polish with a cloth. Superficial stains can be removed by intervening in time, before the wood can fully absorb them. Gently sand the surface in question and then polish with a rough cloth.

Synthetic fabrics: Acryl and Polyester

The fabric is waterproof and anti mould treated to reject water, spots and grant transpiration. Please follow our maintenance instruction to grant the long lasting of the fabric:

  • Remove often dust deposits, spots and any type of dirt in order to avoid trails after cleaning.
  • It’s very important to close the parasol only when it is perfectly dry. During the winter and when the parasol is not employed, it has to be stored in dry environment. During the winter and when the parasol is not employed, it has to be stored in dry environment.

Avoid prolonged contact with oily substances and/or dyes that could be absorbed by the covering material in PVC and cause permanent stains, in addition to damaging the structure of the thread. Do not use solvents or solvent-based detergents (avoid
Use water and non-abrasive, colourless liquid detergents with a neutral PH. Let the detergent act for a few minutes. Rinse well with water no warmer than 30°C.


  • Before use, directions and assembling instructions, which are
    inside the package, have to be kept and read carefully.
  • The base has to be ballasted. An insufficient weight will seriously
    compromise the stability of the parasol.
  • Always remove crank when not in use and keep out of reach of
  • To avoid damage or personal injury, parasol must be closed
    and removed from the support when unattended and/or in windy

Remember always that the parasol is not a fixed construction.
The company Scolaro cannot be held responsible for damages to goods supplied, or injury resulting from improper use and failure to follow instruction and guidelines given on.


Scolaro’s products are guaranteed for 2 years:

  • structural faults not resulting from improper use or lack maintenance.
  • invasive corrosion not produced by scratches or abrasions from use not removable through normal cleaning and maintenance.

The warranty is limited to one year for the opening mechanisms.
To take advantage of the warranty the faulty item must be shown or pictures must be forwarded, together with the invoice or receipt. Scolaro will not be liable for any damage to properties or individuals deriving from an improper use of the product.
The warranty includes the supply of spare parts or the replacement of the product if necessary. The warranty does not include the repair on-site or the refund of costs incurred for non-use of the product.
The new range of acrylic fabrics provide excellent color resistance to UV and a long life.
New range acrylic fabrics: They are guaranteed by Scolaro for a period of five years following a normal exposure to sun, sun’s
action and weathering.
The warranty does not cover damages caused by mechanical actions, malicious acts and acts of God. Therefore tissue damages such as cuts and abrasion, not recorded at the time of delivery or due to misuse, are excluded from warranty.
For more information please require the general warranty conditions.


The steel components, screws and accessories are anti rust treated. Anyway for a long lasting of the parasol, during the winter and when the it is not employed, the parasol has to be stored in dry environment.
During every season it is necessary to check the functionality of all components, especially after a long period of non-employ.
The company Scolaro is at your disposal for technical assistance.

Product Employ

Before starting to open the umbrella, make sure that the fabric has not got caught in the internal ribs. To open or close the umbrella, turn the handle in the direction indicated by the arrows and the works “Open” or “Close”. Incorrect operation could tear the string or damage the mechanism. Never force the ropes or handles. If they get stuck, check why this has happened and eliminate the possible cause.
Wooden parts: apply a wax-based wood-stainer at least once a year before the winter season.
Close the umbrella when the weather conditions are unsuitable, i.e. strong wind or heavy rain.
Scolaro umbrellas can be combined with special bases developed for the ground fixing.
If it is decided to position a Scolaro umbrella using ballast only, their suitability for use in conditions of moderate wind is certified.
In the specific table the minimum ballast weights are indicated.
The Customer is the sole party responsible for installing and managing the umbrella.

The connection between the high qualitative and functional
standards of the materials used, constitutes the main guarantee of the sturdiness and the resistance of the company’s products over time.Respecting the rules of maintenance and use, specified as follows, will ensure the success of these objects, which were devised with Scolaro quality, to last a long time.

The information contained in this brochures or other Scolaro’s advertisements prints, such as product specifications or components, dimensions, assembling instruction, colours, etc.., are purely indicative, because of the technical specifications and the technological evolution of the company’s products. In order to improve the quality of the product, the company reserves the right to change the same without prior notice and even after acceptance of the order. The company reserves the right to make partial or complete changes to the products without prior notice and declines any responsibility for inaccurate data. Any colour differences and changes of finishing have to be considered normal characteristics of the materials used. These differences do not significantly change the products and aren’t reason for return or replacement of the goods or dispute.