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Water Damage on Your Boat

4/26/2018 (Permalink)

Keeping a careful eye on your boat’s interior is critical to extending the life of the boat overall.

For boat owners in South Florida, mold and mildew are true enemies. It may seem counterintuitive to think of water damage being present in a vessel meant for water. However, water damage in boats is a real issue that requires quick action to repair and restore the boat for safe use. When long days are spent out on the ocean, things like dirt, fish slime, salt, and water presence begin to wreak havoc on your boat’s interior. As such, it is important to understand the signs of water damage in your boat in order to proactively address the variety of issues that will stem from that type of damage.

With summertime right around the corner, the majority of South Florida boat owners are getting ready for back-to-back-to-back weekends on the water. Gathering your friends and family for a boat day is one of the best parts about living in Florida. So, keep these water damage signs in mind while preparing your marine vessel:

  1. Electrical system is corroding
  2. Blistering on the fiberglass
  3. Boat seats are cracking or damaged
  4. Carpet smells of mold and appears dirty and damaged
  5. Metal is rusting
  6. Warping of flooring
  7. Delamination

Keeping a careful eye on your boat’s interior is critical to extending the life of the boat overall. Marine vessel restoration is something that you should consider if any of the above signs are present on your boat. For more information about boat water damage, contact SERVPRO today!

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