Vinyl Advice From the Pros

How to keep your boat’s interior in cruising condition

Posted: May 29, 2013Category: Cars, boats and planes, DIY, Marine::Franchise, Vinyl Advice From the Pros

As the temperatures climb higher, boat lovers everywhere will be returning to the water every chance they get. Taking your boat out after a long, cold winter can be extremely refreshing, especially if you have been kept off of the water by the weather. While you’re gearing up for your joyride, remember to pay attention to your upholstery. Summer weather is beautiful, but it can also lead to worn... [read more...]

How to get tree sap off your boat seats: Video

Posted: Jan 3, 2012Category: DIY, Marine::Franchise, Vinyl Advice From the Pros

Tree sap is bad for boat seats. Remove it as soon as possible with these techniques. Tree sap can melt into your vinyl boat seats, making it almost impossible to get rid of.  Use the tips in this video to keep tree sap off your boat and to get it off before it is too late! More questions?  Check out our more in-depth blog post on getting rid of tree sap or leave questions in the comments!... [read more...]

What makes boat seats look old – sunscreen and oil: Video

Posted: Dec 13, 2011Category: DIY, Marine::Franchise, Vinyl Advice From the Pros

Sunscreen and oil make boat seats get worn faster Sunscreen and other oils are one of the main reasons boat seats start looking old.  If you want to make your seats last and look new for longer, you need to clean them often.  This video explains why. More questions?  Check out our more in-depth blog post on preventing oil damage to boat seats or leave questions in the comments!... [read more...]

How to get rid of boat mildew on your seats: Video

Posted: Dec 6, 2011Category: DIY, Marine::Franchise, Vinyl Advice From the Pros

How to get rid of mildew on your boat seat Mildew is one of the most common causes of damage to vinyl boat seats, and this video will teach you how to remove mildew and how to keep your boat from growing mildew. Any questions? Check out our blog post on cleaning mildew off your boat seats or leave questions in the comments!... [read more...]

How to clean your boat seats: Video

Posted: Nov 29, 2011Category: DIY, Marine::Franchise, Vinyl Advice From the Pros

How to clean vinyl boat seats This video shows you how to clean your vinyl boat seats and explains why it is important to clean correctly to make your seats last longer and keep your seats from looking worn or faded. Any questions?  Check out our blog post on cleaning vinyl boat seats or leave questions in the comments!... [read more...]

How to clean vinyl boat seats

Posted: Aug 8, 2011Category: Cars, boats and planes, DIY, Vinyl Advice From the Pros

Vinyl is an incredibly durable material, and it holds up well to water exposure.  Because of its durability, the vast majority of cushioned boat seats are made of vinyl.  While vinyl is designed to hold up well to wear and tear, it does have its limits. Time itself can take a major toll on vinyl if you don’t care for it properly.  It is important to clean your vinyl well on a regular basis, n... [read more...]

How to clean mildew off your boat seats

Posted: Aug 1, 2011Category: Cars, boats and planes, DIY, Vinyl Advice From the Pros

Mildew is one of the most common problems with vinyl boat seats.  It often grows on seats when boats are covered because it thrives in warm, dark, damp places.  Mildew ends up smelling and looking bad, and it can eventually break down the vinyl your seats are made of.  It’s best to take measures to prevent it whenever possible and clean it up quickly once you realize it’s become a problem. ... [read more...]

How to clean tree sap off your boat seats

Posted: Jul 25, 2011Category: Cars, boats and planes, DIY, Vinyl Advice From the Pros

Tree sap is one of the most common causes of damage to vinyl boat seats.  It can get on vinyl seats while the boat is uncovered or if a small portion of the cover comes loose, exposing the vinyl. The real problem with tree sap is that it melts easily into the seats in the sun or hot weather, making it next to impossible to clean off.  It is best to take preventative measures to keep tree sap ... [read more...]

How to prevent dirt and oil damage to vinyl boat seats

Posted: Jul 11, 2011Category: Cars, boats and planes, DIY, Vinyl Advice From the Pros

If you own a boat and your seats have cushions, it is highly likely those cushions are made of vinyl. Vinyl is an ideal material for boat seats because it is not easily damaged by water and holds up well in most any weather. While this material is very durable, surface dirt can wear it down over time. When people sit, stand and move around on your boat seats, the dirt and oils on the surfac... [read more...]