Large Outdoor Screen: Taking Care of Your Open Air Cinema Equipment

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Large Outdoor Screen: Taking Care of Your Open Air Cinema Equipment

Your large outdoor screen is an important part of your outdoor theater system, and taking care of it is essential in making sure it will last for years to come, and will perform in the way it was meant to. In this blog post, we'll go over a few things you can do to make sure your inflatable movie screen stays in top shape. Contact us today at 866-802-8202 to order your inflatable movie screen today, or fill out our online contact form by clicking here. You can purchase any OAC inflatable movie screen by going to our online store, so check out our huge lineup of outdoor movie screens today!

Large Outdoor Screen Care Step #1: Keep it Dry

Water is the biggest enemy of your large outdoor screen, so keeping your inflatable movie screen dry is the single most important thing you can do to ensure the long life of your outdoor movie system. If it begins to rain at your outdoor movie event, immediately take down your screen and fold it up. The more immediate concern however, will be keeping your electrical equipment dry such as your high definition video projector, inflatable screen blower, and outdoor speaker system. However, you'll want to make sure that you don't let your screen stay folded up while being wet or damp for very long. We'd strongly encourage that you unfold your screen as soon as you get it to a dry location, and to inflate it for best drying conditions. В Then, to make sure it is extra dry, inflate it the next day in the sun for a good hour or so. This will ensure that your screen gets as dry as possible. If you have a pro screen, zip off your projection surface and hang this out to dry separately overnight while waiting to inflate your screen the next day. If you store your large outdoor screen while it is wet or damp, you will definitely see water damage, and this can beВ irreparable and will void the warranty of your screen.

Large Outdoor Screen Care Step #2: Keep it Clean

Dirt is the second biggest enemy to your large outdoor screen. Loose dirt, especially when coupled with water, can stain your bright white projection surface, and can abrade and deteriorate your inflatable movie screen material. A regular cleaning of your outdoor screen will help keep it in tip-top shape, and will give your movies a bright and clean appearance. Never place your inflatable screen in a washer or dryer. Simply hand wash your screen with a mild detergent, and let it air-dry while inflated in the sun. Ensure that the mild detergent is washed off well before drying. When you keep your screen clean and in good shape, you'll notice a huge difference in the quality of your image, and your guests will notice the professional nature of your state-of-the-art equipment.

Large Outdoor Screen Care Step #3: Fold Properly

Folding your large outdoor screen properly will help it last for years to come. Make sure to fold your projection surface face-in so that nothing else touches it. This will keep it as clean as possible, and will prevent any dirt or grime from touching it when you unroll your screen at your next event. Your screen should have come with instructions of how to fold and properly care for it, but if you need additional information on best folding techniques, contact us today at 866-802-8202 or fill out our online contact form. We'll be glad to provide you with information on how to care for your Open Air Cinema inflatable movie screen. Contact us today at 866-802-8202 to order your Open Air Cinema inflatable movie screen. We look forward to placing your order, and to getting you the large inflatable screen you've always wanted!

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  • Hi Ken! Thank you for your question. You can always access the instructions for Open Air Cinema equipment via this link

    Or give us a call – and we will be happy to guide you through the process. Also our webchat team is at your disposal 24/7 via the chat widget in the lower right corner of the website ;)

    Nicholas (Open Air Cinema)
  • The loaner screen doesn’t have folding instructions. I’m not sure how to pack it up.

    Ken Goepfert

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