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houseboat roof repair replace help | Boat Design NetHey everyone, i have a late 70's Sumerset 55' x 14' houseboat. Steel hull (before i get thrown under the bus for a steel hull, its paid off and we love it, in fact its getting all new steel put on the hull now.) Here is my question, it has a few week spots in the top roof/deck. and had some leaks etc. so i was going to put new tongue and groove plywood on the entire room. around 1/2" maybe 3/4" not sure yet. i was going to put it right over top the old room. So my questions are:

Fix Leaks and Leaking Houseboat Roofs - Do you rebuild, repair, or ...Find and fix houseboat roof leaks, and do I rebuild, repair, or replace the complete surface? I just bought a 1972 Stardust houseboat that ... Since houseboat roof surface tend to flex and twist, the stanchions and anything that is attached on them will be the likely culprits where water begins to infiltrate. A bit of water penetrating in different areas, ... First I have never done this kind of work befor. the prep is completed all new plywood sheeting. One piece 60 mill rubber sheet to be glued ...

deck ing material options? [Archive] - Houseboat ForumsI redid 2 pontoon style houseboats and used 3/4 inch marine grade plywood on both. I didn't put anything on the decks except carpet or seal the wood in any way. 1 is 15 years old and the other is 17 years old and still very solid. we now have a 44 Gibson which is in Cincinnati having a complete new roof put on it. they are using some kind of new material that's guaranteed never to rot or warp,i'm not sure what it is but I can check and see. I know its more expensive ...

Roof Cracking [Archive] - Houseboat ForumsI have 2014 Stardust. I am seeing cracking in the gel coat of the upper deck in non stress areas. Is this common or just an issue with Stardust boats? There is a 2012 model Stardust that I am aware of has the same issues. What is the best way to address it?

Houseboat Roof Cam - YouTube21 Jul 2014 ... Our roof cam caught some interesting events. Captured with a GoPro Hero3 Black Edition. Music: "I Can See It In Your Face" by Pretty Lights.

How To: Houseboat Roof Repair | Houseboat MagazineAlthough houseboats have been designed to be weather-resistant, that doesn't make them weatherproof and at some point, maintenance and repair are necessary to ensure a long life. Unlike repairing a house, a houseboat takes a little more in-depth work to ensure proper security and weather resistance. Many walk-deck roofs use a series of chemicals, such as urethane coatings, primer sealers and glues that, when applied correctly, give a houseboat its resilience to any array of ...

house boat pictures | Homemade Houseboats - enjoying a great ...Picture shows a customer built houseboat 40 ft long and 14 ft wide. There is space for sleeping and the covered rear deck is set up for an on board barbecue. The front deck has basic seating for longing and enjoying the view. The roof has a sundeck. Find this Pin and more on houseboats by stormimac. 8' Wide Pontoon houseboat Plans | houseboats. See More. A "Sweet Pea" of a houseboat designed and built by Affordable Floating Homes. Small housesSmall BuildingsSmall ...

Houseboat Waterproofing - Liquid RubberThis made the roof better to walk on and left a nice finish." D.Avard Perth Western Australia. Back on the water with a waterproof rooftop using Liquid Rubber. Another houseboat Testimonial : The Evangeline Echuca Murray River. " Hi Paul, Thankyou for your advice and the bandage which we have put to use. We have found Liquid Rubber to be a very easy product to use on our paddleboat roof and upper deck. We are now looking forward to rain so that we can test your product and ...

Another Roof Coating Thread - What are You using and How Has it ...I've noticed that the number of roof coating threads here is not as strong as I would expect based on how often it seems to need done. I thought I would try again ... Adding a polymer anti slip additive such as Interlux or Sharkebite to any deck enamal gives a durable , foot friendly, coating that is easy to clean. Also a big plus is ... In two ways - you couldn't see the original coating with one coat of the paint, and one gallon put 2 coats on my 43' houseboat roof. I was very ...

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Inexperenced Newbies READ THIS WARNING [Archive] - Houseboat ...However if you have to do it I would look for a Lazy Days or RiverQueen as they were far and away the best built steel houseboats, they could take a hit, and are more seaworthy than most. FIBERGLASS houseboatS * Fiberglass boats are the costliest and most time consuming to repair. * Fiberglass boats are glass on the outside but most have significant amounts of wood on the inside in the form of roofs, decks, framing, transom reinforcement, hatch covers, etc.

Immaculate 70' Houseboat with Roof Top Party Deck ... - VRBO.comImmaculate 70' houseboat with roof Top Party Deck Walking Distance to Downtown . Tired of staying in the same old stuffy boring hotel room? So were we, so w...

Lots of choices for both new and not-so-new houseboats ...Whether you are ordering a new houseboat or re-furbishing an older one, decisions need to be made about what kind of deck surfaces you want. For older boats, that also frequently involves dealing with deck repairs before a finish can be applied. Either way, there are a great number of options from time-tested painted surfaces and carpet to more elaborate and costly applications involving new, high-tech formulations and synthetics. New Trend. For example, Thoroughbred Cruisers ...

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Houseboat Roof Construction - repair it with wood stud, or ...The reason I ask, I have a 1982 kayot houseboat and I need to replace the roof as it is sagging in several spots. I have already replaced the decking material on the front deck and I am wondering if the roof is constructed with the same galvanized studs or if it is constructed with wood studs. The overall thickness of the roof is 3 1/2". Short of cutting into the roof, does anyone have any ideas? Thanks for any help.

Pitthane (Paint for roof) [Archive] - Houseboat ForumsWe are reconditioning our 1997 Sumerset and want to recoat the roof / upper deck. Over time it has been recoated with gelcoat as well as a paint product produced by PPG called Pitthane. We really liked the Pitthane as it cleaned very easily. We did have some areas that flaked off but that had to be due to the painter not getting the substrate prepared properly. The big issue is it was VERY SLICK when wet. I contacted PPG and it was suggested I use the "Ultra" ...

Painting the top of my houseboat | Boat Design NetWelcome to the forum. Yep, your plan seems reasonable and inexpensive. For a roof that's going to be walked on, might I suggest you consider "elastomeric" roof paint. This stuff is designed for a roof, is rubbery, tough and offers good under foot traction. "Kool Seal" is a common brand. It's thicker than regular paint. If wishing to go the regular house paint route, use "porch and deck" enamel, which seems to hold up the best. Lastly, scuff up the washed surface before ...