Boat Floor Replacement
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Instructions Boat floor Replacement.
First you will need to remove the seats. The seats will usually be screwed into the floor or a mounting bracket that is designed to hold them in place. You should be able to remove the cushions to reveal the screws. After you remove the seat make sure you remove any mounting hardware that is left. You should place all the screws and mounting hardware in a plastic bag so they are easy to find when you put the seats back in later.
Next you will need to pull up all the carpeting. You will not be using the old carpet, so no extra care is needed.
Now its time to remove the floor. Boat floors are usually connected with screws into the stringer. The stringer is the horizontal lip at the bottom of the boat wall. It is usually about an inch wide and will be directly on top of the boat floor. After you have unscrewed all the bolts from the stringers you should be able to remove the flooring. Make sure you remove all layers of the floor and inspect them to see which ones need to be replaced. You should replace all layers that look bad so you don't have to redo it again next year.
Replace any floor supports that look questionable. They will be screwed into the stringers. These do not usually go bad but if they are questionable make sure to replace them while you have them exposed to save time and money later.
Now its time to put it all back together. Make sure you use a good marine grade plywood so the water does not damage all your hard work. Replace all the screws in the stringers to ensure even support on the flooring.
Make a template using normal cardboard of you boat floor. Try to be careful when making the template as you will be making the new synthetic decking flooring out of this template. You can follow how to make a template and also how to install the decking by going to our decking installation guide.
Once you finish the template and you have made the new composite decking mats, you can replace the seat mounting brackets and seats themselves.
Now you're done. The only thing left is to enjoy your boat and your newly repaired boat floor
Boat Floor Replacement Pcitures