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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

XPS is introducing a new line of care products that have been expertly engineered to extend the life of all types and brands of boats - from aluminum to fiberglass and canvas to vinyl – XPS has developed the right formula. Dealers that carry any BRP brand will be able to use all 21 of these new products providing customers with

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Cleaners, Polishes & Waxes

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Many owners mistakenly use strong generic soap on their boats, thinking harsh equals effective. Nothing could be further from the truth. It instead removes any previously applied protective products, makes it difficult to rinse, and pollutes the environment with chemical runoff. Brite Wash from Shurhold is different. Safe to use on

tags: Cleaners, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Keeping outdoor fabrics looking good is really easy with a few helpful hints. Whether we’re talking about awnings, boating fabrics, or pop-up camper tops, being outdoor fabrics they all require care to keep them looking good and functioning properly. By following a few simple care instructions, these fabrics will maintain good

by: Marianne Iosso, Iosso Products

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Cleaners, Do It Yourself (DIY)

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Outdoor textiles have come a long way since cotton duck. But even the most modern, hardwearing technical fabric needs protection against dirt, grime, oil, mildew, bird droppings, and the countless other stains Mother Nature throws its way. Iosso Water Repellent is invisible armor that keeps Sunbrella and other solution-dyed acrylics,

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Cleaners

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Even after a thorough washing, metal can look dingy. Metal Polish from Iosso Products cleans, polishes and protects stainless steel, chrome, aluminum, brass, bronze, copper and precious metals. Metal Polish is simple to use. Rubbed on with a soft cloth, it's buffed-off by hand or with an electric buffer, easily removing oxidation,

tags: Cleaners, Service & Repair

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Boat owners spend significant time and money washing their vessels. But nearly all marinas supply “hard” water, which uses more soap, takes longer to clean, and leaves a cloudy finish speckled with water spots. YachtGuard USA has created a product line that conditions water and delivers a spot-free rinse that drastically

tags: Appliances, Cleaners

Monday, August 27, 2018

Are you looking for a way to cut light-to-heavy oxidation or P800 grit sand scratches? Trying to save time and labor while getting unprecedented cutting ability and gloss performance? Look no further than PMC™ Complete Compound and PMC™ Finishing Polish from Presta Marine. PMC Complete Compound is an innovative formula

tags: Cleaners, Polishes & Waxes

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Warmer weather is here to stay and that means it’s time to get your water gear ready for some fun in the sun! If you’ve been storing your water toys during the off season, they probably have accumulated some dirt and maybe even some creepy crawly friends, too. Before you toss your rafts, kayaks, and other toys in the water

tags: Cleaners, Towables, Water Toys

Monday, June 18, 2018

Detailing the boat can seem like a daunting task, but when you break it up into segments, it’s a lot easier to accomplish. The trick is to start with the dirtiest tasks and then progress to the easier ones. Step 1: Removing Tough Dirt and Stains on Topsides Dirty water flows down, so you want to begin cleaning the topsides

tags: Cleaners

Friday, June 15, 2018

Now that summer boating season is here, it’s time to open the boat. But if a foul smell hits you when you remove the shrinkwrap, reach for a Star brite NosGuard SG Boat Odor Eliminator. Boat Odor Eliminators utilize patented, EPA-registered Chlorine Dioxide (ClO2) technology to permanently eliminate foul odors caused by mold,

tags: Cleaners