There’s more than a little irony in the need to keep a fiberglass boat away from water. The reason revolves around chemistry and the fact that water is the universal solvent. Given enough time, H20 will dissolve granite. Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) is a much easier target, partially because it relies on filaments of glass […]
When applying a paste cleaner, a toothbrush is useful for buffing tight spots and working into the pores of welds; follow by buffing with a cotton cloth. A green 3M scrubby pad helps for removing more aggressive stains. Continued rusting in welded areas might indicate a developing failure, requiring replacement. Rinse thoroughly with fresh water and mild soap when done buffing.