While people may cite a bar’s drinks, bites, or entertainment as the reason it’s their favorite, there’s often something more intangible at play. Avid patrons will often point out a bar’s atmosphere as a huge perk. It may not be easy for bar-goers to determine exactly what that atmosphere is; however, as an owner, there are concrete […]

With boating becoming more and more popular each year, there will always be new trends hitting the scene. In fact, 2019 is shaping up to be an especially strong year. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) expects there to be a 3-4% increase in powerboat retail sales compared to previous years. From a rise in tech to […]

When it comes to boat flooring, you have options: carpet or marine vinyl flooring. As with any new purchase, weighing the pros and cons for each can help your buying decision. If you like a material that’s easy to clean, upholds color over time, and repels water, vinyl is your best option. Here’s why many boat owners prefer marine vinyl flooring over […]

Research shows that a lack of booth seating in a restaurant can result in a loss of revenue. That is because booths are usually the preferred seating option that guests request. Choosing the right kind for your café or restaurant can be a difficult decision.   With so many available sizes and upholstery choices, it can be a little overwhelming. Here’s a guide that can help you buy the right vinyl fabric for your business.   Seating Options Means Better Guest Experience  […]

When winter comes around, your time out on the water slows down. Depending on where you live, you may haul your boat away from your dock and store it. Now is the time to winterize your boat and prepare it for next season. Winter can be very harsh not only on the exterior of your boat, but also on the interior and your marine vinyl fabric, too.   Here are some other tips to keeping your boat healthy during the colder months.   […]

Are you tired of all the cracks and holes in your boat seating? It might be time to replace the worn surfaces with new marine vinyl fabric.  Choosing the right seating for your boat can be a tough decision, but it doesn’t have to be! The four major points to consider include the material, its use, the weight, and topical treatment.   Read […]

Vinyl upholstery fabrics come in several different grades, but grade isn’t reflected in the fabric’s quality. Grade actually refers to the cost to make the fabric. It’s hard to find consistency within the vinyl fabric grading process because each manufacturer has their own grades. When starting a new project, the most important question to ask is if you are using the right grade for […]

Looking to re-do the fabric on your boat? Marine vinyl fabric is durable, weatherproof, and easy to clean. It comes in a variety of types, textures, and colors and is used for a wide array of applications, all while maintaining great durability. Before you start your next project, here’s everything you need to know about this dependable fabric.   Where It All Began  In 1872, a German chemist, Eugen Baumann, created Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), though […]

When your boat’s flooring is rotten, molded, or just outdated, it might be time to give it a new look. By installing marine vinyl flooring, you’ll resist damage and wear and tear better than any other fabric.   Made specifically for life on the water, this fabric goes the distance, but getting there is half the battle. If you […]

Because they often look and feel the same, marine vinyl fabric can be a mystery to everyday buyers with an untrained eye. Vinyl fabric has differentiators from traditional fabric that put it ahead of its competitors, like its UV deterrence, resilience, and safety.   Here are three of the most common questions new buyers ask when buying vinyl fabric. 1. How Will Marine Vinyl Hold Up in The Sun?   […]