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How to Clean and Restore Poorly Maintained Pontoons


Kim D ​asked:

The previous owner of my pontoon boat botched the cleaning of the pontoons.

Do you sell a product that will bring back the shine? A cleaner, then polish?


For your convenience, I’ve highlighted the hyperlinks. Click on the hyperlink to get more information about the selected product.

We can help you restore the factory finish and put a protective clear coat and foul release coating that can last up to 10 years.

Here’s pictures from some of our other happy customers, showing the results they got and you can get as well:

Grizzly Ridge Honda Before and After
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Nelson Pontoon Restoration
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First: you need to lift the boat up off the trailer bunks to get the raining marine growth off with Algex and so you can polish and protect the underwater surfaces. Here’s How To Lift Your Pontoon Boat Off The Trailer Bunks.

Second, you need to get the remaining marine growth off the bottoms with Algex, aluminum boat bottom cleaner. Here’s how you do it:

Now, you can buff out all the etching, streaking and staining with Alumabuff. Here’s how you do that:

And finally, you can protect them with Alumetron and VS721. This protection can last up to 10 years and even comes with a 3 year warranty. Here’s how you do that:

Here’s a link to our Pontoon Calculator which will help you determine the number of square feet of your pontoons and the quantity of products you will need to restore your pontoons to like new.

When you get through, not only will you have greater pride of ownership, as your boat will look brand new again, but you will increase the value of your boat by many thousands of dollars; if you’re thinking of selling or trading.

Be sure to send me After Pictures. I would love to see your new boat.

Thanks for your question,
Captain Aurora
Richard Kittar

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