FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is your smallest umbrella?
The Knirps X1, with a folded size of 16,5 cm/6.5 in.
What is your lightest umbrella?
The Knirps FiberY1 is a special flat umbrella and weighs only 195 g/6.9 oz.
What is your strongest umbrella?
Our goal is to make all our umbrellas strong. We test them all during the development phase in special wind tunnels at
What does "wind tunnel tested" mean?
All Knirps umbrellas are highly engineered to minimize the risk of damage in winds. We achieve this by designing our umbrella frames with additional flexibility and this in turn reduces the stress on the ribs.
What does “flip resistant” mean?
Most of our umbrellas are designed to withstand inversion (when the umbrella flips inside out), and they can easily be returned to
My umbrella was damaged in a strong gust of wind, is it covered under your guarantee?
Whilst we make every effort to design the most reliable umbrellas with the strongest high quality materials, we cannot
Do you repair umbrellas?
Yes we do. Please contact us - either directly or via your country representative, as we are able to offer repair services
How should I care for my umbrella?
It is best to leave the umbrella open to dry. If you need to clean the fabric, you should use a soft cloth moistened with plain
I am a retailer and am interested in stocking Knirps products, who should I contact?