Clear vinyl is a must have item if you are looking to dress up a plain table for a festive event. Use it occasionally to protect your table and furniture when your children are doing arts and crafts. Cover your shelves, use it as a drawer lining. Cover your waste basket or your canisters. Make your own shower curtain liner. The possibilities are endless. inside your home you can use it to protect your tables from spills and craft projects as well as cover your electronics and furniture. Although it is a tough fabric it is not impervious to harm. Some of the factors which most affect vinyl are thermal heat, ultraviolet radiation, abrasion and the solvents found in some cleaning products. Heat can cause grime to brake into the surface of your vinyl fabrics, while ultraviolet radiation will cause them to fade and crack.