How much does it cost to get boat seats redone?

Most shops charge an hourly rate between $55-$150. On the average, you’ll spend $100 for a 24″ x 24″ seat/back, or $300 for a 24″ x 96″ seat/back. The front sleeper lounge upholstery cost also varies from one service provider to another. On the average, you might have to pay at least $150.

Can vinyl boat seats be repaired?

You can also purchase a vinyl patch repair kit as a short-term option to seal up the tear. However, it may be more cost-effective to replace the marine-grade vinyl on your seat cushion. Here is a quick and easy tutorial for replacing the vinyl on one of your boat’s cushions by yourself in just three steps.

How do you fix a cracked vinyl boat seat?

Grab your small spatula tool, typically included in the repair kit, and dip it into the liquid vinyl and dab it onto the cracked area. Spread the vinyl in an even, thin layer across the damaged area and extending slightly past the crack. You can also wet your finger tip to smooth the area. Apply layers if needed.

How do you fix a broken vinyl seat?

Use the filler from the vinyl repair kit and build up a thin layer over the cracks, remove the excess, and let it all dry. Repeat this process until the filler is even with the original vinyl covering, then press down with the grain pad to texturize the filler as it starts to dry.

How do you repair a vinyl seat?

Using Liquid Vinyl

  1. Clean the seat area thoroughly with a mild cleaner and towel.
  2. Prepare the liquid-vinyl solution.
  3. Using a sponge, apply the liquid vinyl solution.
  4. Apply sealant or conditioner as advised by directions on the liquid-vinyl solution.
  5. Once the fix is complete, be patient.

How do you reupholster a boat seat?

  1. Step 1: Measure up your vinyl and foam.
  2. Step 2: Buy the right sized vinyl and foam.
  3. Step 3: Lay your new marine vinyl flat.
  4. Step 4: Use the old vinyl as a template to cut the new.
  5. Step 5: Place the foam and seat base onto the vinyl.
  6. Step 6: Pull the vinyl tight and staple into place.
  7. Step 7: Apply some vinyl protection spray.

Can You Use Flex Seal on vinyl seats?

No, we do not recommend the use of Flex Seal Spray on vinyl.

How do you repair vinyl seats?

Why do boat seats crack?

As dirt and grime settle in, the seats are more prone to mold and cracking. Cleaning the seats is easy. A bucket of warm water with a drop of dish soap does the trick. Simply wipe the dirt off the seat with a warm and a soapy rag.

How do you replace vinyl boat seats?

How to reupholster your boat seats?

Marine-Grade Vinyl

  • Foam Padding
  • Screwdriver
  • Grease Pencils
  • Heavy Duty Scissors
  • Industrial Stapler with Staples
  • How to clean your boat seats?

    Work in sections,one seat or section of seats at a time,to prevent the cleaner from drying out on the surface.

  • Spray your cleaner onto the seat and allow it to sit for a minute or so.
  • Gently brush the seat in a circular motion.
  • Use a clean,damp cloth to wipe away the grime as it loosens from the surface.
  • How to restore your boat seats and cushions?

    Vacuum Cleaner

  • Clean cloths
  • Soft brush
  • Old toothbrush
  • Cleaning solution designed for your upholstery
  • How to remove boat seats for reupholstering?

    Look for UV-resistant material or marine vinyl,just like the creations of ViVViD,Ottertex,Plastex,and ViSTA Vinyl. There are various colors that you can choose from.

  • When the necessity calls for it,pick the right piece of wood and foam.
  • Staple gun or carpet tacker
  • Screwdriver
  • Sewing scissors
  • Marking pencils