Inflatable Boat Cleaner for Proper Care & Maintenance
To preserve and protect your investment, use an inflatable boat cleaner regularly on the hull, keel, and floor. Keeping your watercraft looking like new isn’t difficult and doesn’t take a lot of time.
For proper care and maintenance, you will need two things: a boat cover and some kind of inflatable boat cleaning product. If you deflate your boat after each use, you won’t need a cover, but if it will be kept inflated and stored outside or trailered for weeks at a time (especially in tropical climates), a boat cover is recommended.
Care and Preservation
There are a variety of inflatable boat cleaner products on the market that will clean the surface of dirt, chemicals, grime, slime, oil, diesel, stains, insect guts, bird droppings, beer, and most anything else. All of these products are biodegradable and do not contain silicone or wax. You should not use strong household detergents or any type of silicone-based products on the boat’s fabric.
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An inflatable boat cleaner is simple to use — just spray it on, wipe it down with a wet rag, and rinse with fresh water. Ideally, plan to clean your boat every month if you use it often, or at least once a season before you put it away for the winter.
Protection and Restoration
So what else can you do for your boat to improve its lifespan? There is also a product called 303 Protectant Spray which you should use every 4 to 6 weeks. It has UV blockers and won’t dry out PVC or hypalon material, and protects the hull against all sorts of chemicals and other harmful hazards. The 303 Protectant immediately restores original color and gloss by acting like a liquid sunscreen for the hull.
Affordable and Recommended
Like inflatable boat cleaner spray, the 303 spray is inexpensive – about $15 for a large bottle. Here’s a tip: buy it by the gallon – it’s cheaper that way and you’ll find dozens of uses for it – on rubber, tires, weather stripping, wet suits, snowmobiles, motorcycle leather, your car’s dash, garden furniture, and more. Both the cleaner and protectant products are used by yachtsmen, boat dealers, boating enthusiasts, and professional repair technicians, and are recommended by all inflatable boat manufacturers.
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