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where can i get my boat cover cleaned?? will a dry cleaner do it?

Old 05-03-2010, 07:50 PM
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Default where can i get my boat cover cleaned?? will a dry cleaner do it?

whole cover, not just the cockpit.....
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Old 05-03-2010, 07:53 PM
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A rug doctor may do a good job at it... I've never personally done it, but its a thought.
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Old 05-03-2010, 09:21 PM
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I've wondered this same thing for a year or so now. I've been told by the canvass maker in my neighborhood to lay it out on the street, spray is down and then take a deck brush and some cleaner (soap) to it. My problem is, theres sand everywhere where I live.

I've thought about stuffing it into an industrial coin op washing machine.
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Old 05-03-2010, 09:26 PM
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Be sure to follow up with a fresh coat of water proofing afterwards.

I spred mine out, hose it down and scrub with my boat brush. Not so stiff that it will wear the cover, just clean the bird crap off
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Old 05-03-2010, 09:31 PM
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Some laundromats have very large washing machines for this kinda stuff but do not put it in a dryer. A friend of mine took his in and did it this was but tossed it in the dryer, turned his Top Gun cover into a Bullit cover . . . .
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Old 05-03-2010, 09:34 PM
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go to the laundromat and use a large machine to wash it and go home and install it. it works for me .
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Old 05-03-2010, 09:34 PM
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We have used the large washers at a laundry.

Take a LOT of change.
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Old 05-03-2010, 09:35 PM
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I had my cover washed by a commercial uniform rental company. Then I rolled out some plastic and hung it up in my basement on a rope nailed to the floor joices. I purchased 2 or maybe 3 gal of 303 and used a hand pump sprayer to apply it. The laudry cost was $62 they charged by the pound. Cover is for my 36 Spectre.
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