Keeping a standard fiberglass boat from getting a scratch or ding is like never receiving a scratch or a door ding on your car it just doesn’t happen. Repairing small scrapes and even larger holes is now much easier for the average boater with the grand opening of the iboats.com Do-it-yourself Fiberglass Repair Center, a new section of the online store devoted to a comprehensive selection of fiberglass repair products, tools and advice.
Kelly Raume, president of Spectrum Color, the largest manufacturer of factory color-match boat gel coat coatings and repair kits said this about the new iboats.com store section,“Any boater knows how easy it is to get a chip or scrape in their boat. It happens when you beach your boat, when you rub up against the dock, when you launch and reload your boat on its trailer. It happens all the time.”
“What’s nice about iboats.com new repair section is that the boat owner can easily find the items he needs to retouch his gel coat or even do a little fiberglass repair. It is not much different from dabbing a little touch-up paint on the ding in your car paint and buffing it smooth. Having the right products and tools, with a little expert advice thrown in, makes the process simple. The iboats guys are there to help and guide the average boat owner, so his boat stays looking new and dependable.”
According to several of the repair and restoration experts found in the iboats online Boat Repair forums area, there are many boaters who don’t know where to start when their boat needs some minor repair work done. Through iboats forum expert’s advice and the extensive selection of factory color-match boat model gel coats and easy fiberglass repair kits, found in the new iboats Fiberglass Repair section, the average boater can now be a DIY repair expert with hardly breaking a sweat.
Repairing boat gel coat and holes to the fiberglass is the perfect way to keep boats looking new and remaining functional. Repairs from the size of dings to a golf ball and softball-sized hole is not a tough job. For the boater on a budget, now is the time to think about a DIY repair job so the boating season can be enjoyed in comfort and style.