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Are your deck cleaning chemicals damaging your boat?

Sep 12, 2016


The need to keep decks clean is just as important to the owner of a small fishing boat as it is to the operators of large fleets of ocean-going commercial vessels. There are a number of deck cleaning chemicals on the market these days, but it has to be said that some are more effective than others.

One of the issues which had been overlooked until recent times is the environmental impact of certain deck cleaning chemicals. In some cases, the washing away of such chemicals can cause damage to the local eco-system, especially if the product was intended for use in local waters only.

Deck cleaning chemicals need to cope with various materials

There are so many materials that may need to be cleaned from the deck of any vessel, so a versatile, effective cleaner is a must. Even after a single voyage, the cleaner may have to remove:

  • Oil
  • Grease
  • Foodstuff
  • Bait
  • Chemicals
  • Bodily fluids
  • Cargo deposits

…and many other items.

Versatility is the name of the game

The problem that many owners and operators have faced is that there had been a need to use different deck cleaning chemicals for different surfaces, but that’s no longer the case. Eazychem’s highly effective eazy Aquaclean HD is sensitive to the environment and can be used in a number of areas. Users need to know that they’re effecting a deep, thorough clean without damaging the surfaces, and this is a product that brings the ultimate peace of mind.

Cleaning without compromise

There are some products which might be able to provide a thorough clean, of course, but used over a long period of time they may end up damaging various areas on the vessel. In some cases, there will be times when a wonderfully clean deck may hide the fact that a great deal of damage has taken place. With eazy Aquaclean HD, this is something users won’t have to worry about.

Around the home, many of us have a tendency to use multi-surface cleaners, knowing perhaps that in most cases they won’t cause too much harm if they’re used incorrectly. This can be a big mistake aboard ship, however. Cleaning agents that are designed for use on hulls may not be appropriate for decks and vice versa. It should be noted that some of the harsher products can be harmful to marine life.

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