I will introduce the top 10 most commonly asked questions about shrink wrap that I researched and found online.

1. What is boat shrink wrap for?

Shrink wrap is covering and protecting your boat for the winter months when it is not in use. It protects from water, snow and ice.

2. What are the materials used for shrink wrapping a boat?

The four most common materials shrink wrap is made from is PVC, polyolefin, polyethylene, and polypropylene.

3. Can you DIY shrink wrap your boat?

Using heat shrink wrap simply isn't a DIY project. It is advised to have an expert do this for you.

4. Can you use boat snap cover instead?

It is advised not to use a snap cover as it doesn't offer the type of protection that shrink wrap does.

5. Can you reuse your shrink wrap?

Yes, it is reusable a few more times only if it's installed and removed properly.

6. Does shrink wrapping a boat keep mice out?

The answer is no. Your storage company where you plan to store your boat would be able to help you there. They are in charge of these issues. It is best to contact your storage provider and check out their online reviews. You can read if other customers have experienced anything like this.

7. Should I get inside storage or shrink wrap & outside storage?

Of course inside storage is better than outside storage but it's totally up to you and what options you have where you live. Make sure to shop around.

8. How much does it cost to have a boat shrink wrapped?

They are on average 17-23 per linear ft. Make sure their prices include materials and also make sure they have insurance if they damage your boat.

9. How long will a boat wrap last?

Depending on sun exposure, typical marine wraps are good for 5-7 years. Depending on how well you care for your shrink wrap, it can last indefinitely.

10. Where do you throw away shrink wrap when you have removed it?

Drop them off at a recycle yard. Call around for places that will take them for you.

I hope these questions give you an idea about shrink wrapping your boat. Get a professional to assist you with shrink wrap for your boat. Spending the extra cost is better than doing it yourself.

Author's Bio: 

Christina Ebeling, Web Marketing Specialist
Barry Jay's and Rainbow Marine
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