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Friday, July 24, 2020

For over 2,000 years, boatbuilders have chosen teak for its strength, rot resistance and exceptional beauty. Over time, however, it collects dirt and turns grey from weather and sunlight. Whether applied to small trim pieces or an entire deck, Iosso Products Teak Cleaner restores the wood's lustrous glow. It cleans naturally without

tags: Flooring, Cleaners, Decorative

Saturday, July 18, 2020

“What is the difference between SeaDek and other EVA/PE brands?” The question tends to arise from time to time and understandably so. For starters, SeaDek is a brand name that has also become the generic name for all marine foam decking. Similar to Velcro, Kleenex, and Coca-Cola, these products have become common names

by: Castaway Customs

tags: Furniture, Decorative, Flooring

Friday, February 21, 2020

Nuteak 2.0 is the latest version of ICA Group’s already popular Nuteak line of synthetic teak decking. Nuteak 2.0’s newest features include a strong side angle that offers 300% more bonding wall between strips, a vertical leg that eliminates possible lateral movement of the strips and is available in the most popular teak

tags: Flooring, Retrofitting

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

THIS is the 25th year for PlasTEAK. Who would have guessed? As always with new companies, it started with a spark. Bill Gribble looked at a recycled plastic bench and saw a swim platform. He took a chance, had one built, and together, he and I took it to the Cleveland Boat Show. Back then, the show was 10 days long and the booth had

by: Eve Gribble, Co-Owner of PlasTEAK

tags: Retrofitting, Anniversaries, Flooring

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Flexiteek International has announced former Dek-King distributor World Panel Products as the new management team of Flexiteek Americas, with immediate effect. Flexiteek Americas is the sole distributor for Flexiteek 2G synthetic teak for the Americas. The team from World Panel Products will oversee the promotion, sales, and

tags: Company Expansions, Flooring

Friday, March 22, 2019

AMF Marine – a division of Alum Metal Fab, LLC and located in Valley View, OH – is owned and operated by Nick Shirk, an avid boater and outdoorsman. His extensive knowledge of fabrication and engineering has allowed him to expand his marine product line globally and offer many services. Swim Platforms AMF Marine currently

tags: Flooring, Accessories, Engines

Monday, December 10, 2018

About the only thing more frightening than a slippery deck surface when you’re out trying to reef is discovering that the aging non-skid is cracking and peeling right under your feet. If your deck looks like it has a bad sunburn, it may be time to go into full nonskid repair mode. Diagnosis and Removal The first signs of

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Paint, Service & Repair, Do It Yourself (DIY), Flooring

Friday, December 7, 2018

PlasDECK, Inc., the industry leader of synthetic teak boat decking, recently launched the Eco Series. This decking contains the same look and feel as classic PlasDECK and is made of the same high-quality, patented flexible PVC, but has a base layer that is made from recycled PlasDECK material. All made and produced in the USA, the

tags: Flooring, Coupons & Discounts, Environmental Impact

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

At the Cleveland Boat show this year, I came across a new product called Orthodek. Curious, I inquired what made this flooring unique and wondered if I could use it for the swim platform on our 411 Beneteau. The reason we needed to change it out was simple - the natural teak we had in our 20-year-old boat was starting to buckle on one

by: Erik Kyle, Publisher, Great Lakes Scuttlebutt

tags: Do It Yourself (DIY), Flooring

Monday, July 9, 2018

Infinity Woven Products is excited to announce the recent expansion of its sales team with localized internal sales representatives. This expansion will allow the Dalton, Georgia-based woven flooring company to provide expedited engagement and personalized service to its customers in the marine, RV and other industries it serves.

tags: Employment News, Flooring

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