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Cobber

Carpet Question! -- Scotch Guard?!

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Cobber
We have had our new boat out a few times, and already starting to see the nice grey carpet getting spots that are going to be 'problem areas' as far as dirt/slime due to being 'high traffic areas'.
 
I've read that I can clean it back up, and while clean- apply Scotch Guard , or spray-protectors to the carpet. Anybody have opinions on that- good or bad?
 
There's also the issue of what 'kind' of spray... WITH Silicone? WITHOUT? Etc.?
 
Thanks for any help!

-Cobber

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BassThumb.

White vinegar soaks followed by a light scrubbing with a soft brush is the best way to clean marine carpet. I haven't heard good reports about using products to prevent carpet from getting dirty. They seem to result in dirtier carpet in the long run. 

 

A well-used boat is going to get dirty, sad to say, so it's best to know how to clean it rather than trying to prevent it from getting dirty.

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