used pontoon boats

Pontoon Boat Carpet Replacement – step by step

Are you in the process of replacing the carpet on your used pontoon boat? If so here are a few helpful tips for doing the work yourself. One customer recently asked me, he was thinking of replacing his pontoon carpet with indoor/outdoor carpet tiles and whether or not could they be used on boats?

I informed him I would not recommend using the carpet tiles as they will come up on the corners after time from the sun and water. I always recommend using one solid piece of indoor -outdoor carpet or marine grade carpeting.

Remove all the pontoon boat furniture including steering console and floor trim until you are down to the plywood. Now you can remove any of the carpet that maybe stuck to the plywood as well as any of the old adhesive that was left behind. You may need to do little sanding to you get down to a fresh clean surface. Now is a good time to inspect any plywood that may need repaired or replaced.

Next step is to roll out the new carpet on the pontoon boat and allow some time to allow carpet to flatten. Once the new carpet is ready to install, to back half the carpet and glue the new carpet and the floor of boat. I recommend using marine grade contact cement spray. It allows you would a couple of minutes to maneuver the carpet into place working out any lumps in the carpet. I prefer to glue at a temperature higher than 50 degrees and make sure you use a good new hook knife or carpet knife.

Now proceed into doing the same steps with the remaining section of pontoon boat floor and carpet. You may want to have another person help you with the installation as a second set of hands is not a bad thing. Now is a good time to go for lunch as you need to allow the carpet to settle a bit before next step.

Next step is to cut off any overhanging sections of the carpet and install floor trim. Now you can reinstall your pontoon boat furniture and steering console. Installing pontoon boat carpeting is really not big project to do yourself, especially if you enlist some help.

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Boating Fits Your Family

If you’re looking to invest in your family’s future, there’s no better way than with a boat from Fiesta Pontoons. We have something to offer every family and this is definitely a purchase you won’t regret.  Whether you’re looking to spend some quiet time fishing together or to work out your wiggles leaping from the deck into the water, you’ll love all the fun you have with our saltwater pontoon boats.  Our extended decks are the ideal place to sit and have a meal together when everyone is ready for a break, too.  Everyone will be eager to join in the fun when your day out together includes getting out on the water in a Fiesta pontoon.

If, like everyone else, you’re a family on a budget, there’s no cause for concern with Fiesta Pontoons.  With so many different options available to you, there’s sure to be a pontoon boat that fits perfectly into your family’s budget.  We also offer easy financing to help you purchase your saltwater pontoon boat with monthly payments that you can be comfortable with.  Our customer friendly prices and financing ensure that you’ll still be able to help your kids save for college, and have tons of fun creating memories with them before they head out.

Spending time together as a family just got a whole lot easier with the brand of entertainment offered by Fiesta Pontoons.  We’re committed to giving you a high quality product that your whole family will love at a price that will fit neatly into your lifestyle.  Saltwater pontoon boats are a great way for families to get out on the water and have a great time.  You can’t get any better than a day out with Fiesta Pontoons.  Give us a call or stop by today so we can help you start creating memories.

 

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High performance pontoon boats

Better Than the Best

High performance pontoon boats from Fiesta Marine Products will indulge your inner racer like no other boat can.  Our saltwater pontoons reach speeds of up to 40 mph while our dual or triple hull design provide stability and smooth handling.  The lightweight design featured on our pontoon boats are the ideal mix of style and technology to give you top rate execution.  Our outboard engines give you enough power to run down any kind of fun.

Sacrificing safety for performance is not an option at Fiesta Marine Products.  We’ve made sure every one of our saltwater pontoons is equipped with the latest in safety equipment so you know you’re family will be in good hands.   Our pontoon hulls feature double wrapped nose cones for added stability and impact resistance.  An extended deck and higher water clearance add to the safety and stability of these pontoon boats.  A fiberglass non-skid deck means everyone will be surefooted on board.

The best part about purchasing a pontoon boat from Fiesta Marine Products is that all of this beauty and innovation can be yours at a price you can afford.  Family fun and time on the water is available to anyone who wants it with these saltwater pontoons.  Stop by our showroom or browse our website today and see everything that Fiesta has to offer.  We’re ready to help you host a party on the water!

 

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