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Remove Gasoline Stains from Non-Skid


Shaun Doherty asked:

Do you have a product that will remove gasoline stains from the non skid deck of my newly acquired 2001 Boston Whaler 130? I also need to detail the boat to restore the shine on the hull and get grease, rust stains and scuff marks from the boat as well as remove some oxidation from the steering console.


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To remove Gasoline Stains, first apply Boat Clean Plus, full strength to the stained areas and let it soak for 20 to 30 minutes. Next apply some Boat Scrub and scrub it well with a deck brush and let that sit for 20 to 30 minutes. You can also use the same procedure on any other stains, scuff marks or rust on the deck at the same time. Now wet the deck with water and spray Boat Clean Plus to the entire deck and scrub it with a deck brush. While still wet, apply more Boat Scrub and scrub again with the deck brush. Rinse clean and let dry.

Now inspect the deck for any remaining stains and use a 50/50 solution of Boat Clean Plus and Boat Scrub to scrub them out with a scrub brush. Your decks should be bright white and completely clean.

Protect the non-skid areas with 2 coats of Sure Step. This will also seal the pores to reduce future staining and soiling and should put a nice low luster shine back on the deck.

To restore and detail the boat use Boat Clean Plus and Boat Scrub, After restoring the fiberglass. Protect the hull with Premium Boat Shine, the bottom with VS721 and the deck with Sure Step. Clean the vinyl seats with Boat Clean Plus and protect with Vinyl Guard.

Your boat should look new again,

Thanks for your questions,

Captain Aurora

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