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#11297358 - 12/22/15 09:18 AM Cleaning boat carpet
Texjef84 Offline
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Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 233
Loc: Colleyville, Tx
Carpet is in good shape I just want to give it a good cleaning, any suggestions? Any help with cleaning the carpet would be appreciated.

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#11298222 - 12/22/15 04:37 PM Re: Cleaning boat carpet [Re: Texjef84]
ToadThrower Offline
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Registered: 06/29/07
Posts: 361
Loc: Arlington, TX
The method I use is to park boat on a good incline so it drains well...vacuum the carpet ...then soak the carpet with a vinegar water mixture...one part vinegar to 4 parts water...I use a pump up sprayer to saturate the carpet with the mixture...I then use a soft brush to scrub any spots or dirty areas then use a garden hose to flood the carpet washing as much of the dirt/grime off into the drain...I then let it drain for about 30 minutes and use a wet vacuum to vacuum the carpet to remove as much of the moisture and dirt that I can...always had good results with this method..

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#11298371 - 12/22/15 06:02 PM Re: Cleaning boat carpet [Re: ToadThrower]
Capt Jerry Offline
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Registered: 12/22/13
Posts: 301
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
Originally Posted By: ToadThrower
The method I use is to park boat on a good incline so it drains well...vacuum the carpet ...then soak the carpet with a vinegar water mixture...one part vinegar to 4 parts water...I use a pump up sprayer to saturate the carpet with the mixture...I then use a soft brush to scrub any spots or dirty areas then use a garden hose to flood the carpet washing as much of the dirt/grime off into the drain...I then let it drain for about 30 minutes and use a wet vacuum to vacuum the carpet to remove as much of the moisture and dirt that I can...always had good results with this method..


This... with an emphasis on using the shop vac to remove the water!
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#11298417 - 12/22/15 06:28 PM Re: Cleaning boat carpet [Re: Texjef84]
Texjef84 Offline
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Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 233
Loc: Colleyville, Tx
My good shop vac is at the lake, I'll see if I can borrow my buddies but I like the technique, thanks.

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