BreezeFighter Solar Umbrellas feature flexible Ribs that allow the fabric to lift in windy conditions & defend the frame from breaking See video on this site. In addition, all parts are available & replaceable by customers should a part wear out or break. Our friendly staff can help you keep your umbrella working for many years. Even our Sunbrella fabric is designed to last with FREE replacement should fading occur in less than 5 years. Sunbrella is a Registered trademark of Glen Raven Mills in North Carolina.