Category Archives: Frequently Asked Questions

Paint Options for Pool Decks

Many people choose to paint a pool deck to customize the decor and revive a dated look and renew a concrete deck aged by weather and wear. Unpainted concrete can become slippery and may need to be sealed. The Supreme … Continue reading

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Aluminum Hull Repairs and More

How to Fix a Leaking Seam or Rivet on Aluminum Boat As aluminum boats age they show various signs of wear and tear. One of these signs may be a leaking seam or rivet. Over time, rivets can stretched and … Continue reading

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Clear Coat My Bass Boat

Typically the clear coat on a bass boat is meant to protect the metalflake. You can choose a clear paint or clear gelcoat. Clear gelcoatis typically what bass boats use at the factory for UV protection over metalflake but gelcoat … Continue reading

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Boat Blister Repair

Just because a blister or two develops on your boat it is not a serious issue and only a small number of boats develop a big problem with blisters. Needed materials: Acetone, sanding block, Hawk Filler, acid safe disposable brushes … Continue reading

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Choosing Anodes: Zinc or Aluminum

  The main water types: salt, fresh and brackish call for different protection needs for your boat. Zinc and aluminum anodes protect in salt and brackish waters and never mix zinc and aluminum on the same vessel. Zinc= Salt Water … Continue reading

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Awlgrip vs. Awlcraft 2000 – What are the differences?

  Awlgrip and Awlcraft 2000 – Which is better? Awlgrip and Awlcraft 2000 are two different types of urethane topcoats manufactured by Awlgrip. Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages and when trying to decide which to apply, it … Continue reading

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Choosing a Bilge Pump

What are Bilge Pumps? Bilge pumps are devices used in boats to remove unwanted water from the bilge compartment of a boat. (The bilge is the lowest compartment of the inside hull of a ship.) Whether you have a sailboat … Continue reading

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How to Paint an Aluminum Jon Boat

Jon Boats are flat bottom boats manufactured for easy maneuverability in shallow water. The most used material for construction is aluminum, making them lightweight and durable for fishing and hunting. A camouflage paint job is a good idea for hunters … Continue reading

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