Divine Marine Fiberglass Gel Coat repair Seattle can handle the job no matter the size. From complete structural repairs to minor bumps and scrapes. Divine Marine repairs transoms, floors and specialize in smooth finish gelcoat. Divine Marine has the experience and knowledge to accurately estimate and execute the repairs needed to get your boat back to perfect condition using the only best available materials and latest technologies.
Divine Marine employs the most talented and highly skilled technicians in the industry to get your boat back to its factory finish. Only the highest quality materials are used and corners are never cut to save a buck.
★ Transom Repairs
★ Gel Coat & Fiberglass Repair Seattle
★ Major Structural Damage
★ Spider Web Cracks
★ Gel Coat Peeling and Blistering Repair
★ Dry Rot Repair
★ Paint Repair
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A fiberglass boat can be repaired to its original state with fiberglass fabric, a lot of skilled work, and some resin. Your “lay-up” will be as durable as original if you follow the correct procedures in fiberglass gel coat repair seattle. Fiberglass lay-up means layers of glass fabric saturated with polyester resin. The repair is time consuming but worthwhile when you see the finished product. At Divine Marine we take pride in all of our jobs.
The process begins with a through inspection to determine the extent of the damage. Next the damaged area is removed.
Following the removal of the damaged area the surrounding area is ground away and a resin and mat are applied until area is filled. Then the area is prepped and sanded until smooth to touch. The final step is to apply paint in either a high gloss of matte finish as directed by the customer.
If your boat needs a fiberglass repair call us for an appointment.
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"Gelcoating is the shiny layer on the boat that gives it its flair and good looks. Over time, this layer can be chipped off, weathered, or can even crack. When this happens, it can lead to many more potential problems as the underlayment can become damaged once the gelcoat is gone. When this happens, it is important to be able to get the gel coat applied again to your boat to not only protect it, but to keep your boat looking amazing.
"Gel coating is the shiny layer on the boat that gives it its flair and good looks. Over time, this layer can be chipped off, weathered, or can even crack. When this happens, it can lead to many more potential problems as the underlayment can become damaged once the gel coat is gone. When this happens, it is important to be able to get the gel coat applied again to your boat to not only protect it, but to keep your boat looking amazing.
"Spider cracks are non-structural damage to the gel-coat of a boat. This damage is often caused by slight flexing of the hull. These hairline fractures also occur in boats of the mid 1970's vintage which often had thicker gel-coat layers than newer boats. This thicker gel-coat cannot stand ANY flexing without showing cracks.
"Is osmosis preventable? It's estimated that one in four fiberglass boats will get gelcoat blisters in its lifetime. The obvious answer is yes, there are preventative measures you can take to slow down and delay this occurrence. The first line of defense is your boatsgelcoat. Apply a barrier coating to new hulls before commissioning other protective measures such as dry storage, frequent spot repair of defects in the gelcoat and additional hull coatings will help slow down and delay the possibility of blisters forming. Epoxy coatings applied on a sound, dry hull provide a durable, water-resistant barrier; however no system is foolproof. Even epoxy coatings allow some absorption. The key to a successful repair is to remove all of the damaged laminate, thoroughly dry the hull and correctly apply the barrier coats. To reduce the possibility of blisters reoccurring keep the bilge as dry as possible and the boat well ventilated. Install additional vents to eliminate condensation. Solar-powered vents offer an efficient and affordable means of increasing air flow. Finally, check the barrier coat annually. If scraped and dinged, repair and recoat promptly.
"Dry rot may seem like a problem for wooden boats, but many boats, including those with fiberglass hulls, have wooden stringers and wall studs that can be affected by dry rot. Some of the factors involved in dry rot include the age of your boat, the type of materials used in construction, whether the boat is used and stored in a humid environment, how the boat is stored during the boating season, and how the boat is cared for while in winter storage. If your regular inspections turn up the signs of dry rot, immediate action is necessary.