We recently purchased a used 2000 Kennedy pontoon paddle boat. The seating plastic is fine but the tarp and Bimini tarps are faded.
Paddle boats by Kennedy Pontoons
Could you suggest how to make this look as good as we can get it... with household products???
or last resort commercial products....
This is a million dollar question. Once a fabric has lost it's color, not much can be done.
303 Fabric guard and re-waterproofing is about as good as it gets. I have some customers who have painted with varying degrees of success. The paint would be acrylic or latex based. It can crack and peel when the canvas moves around, so I don't recommend it.
However check out the photos of one of my awesome DIY customers. He painted his canvas and turned it black from forest green.
Sorry I can't give you more hope for a better looking boat canvas.
Thanks for the question.
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