Most frequent questions and answers

Durable and shock absorbent, SeaDek provides not only an exceptional traction surface but also lessens the fatigue brought on from prolonged standing and working on hard decking and platforms.  SeaDek also protects your deck from scratching, chipping and dents.  Fisherman will appreciate SeaDek’s noise reducing qualities.  SeaDek is manufactured from non-absorbent, closed cell EVA foam specifically formulated for marine applications.  Sport fishing, sailing, ski boats, commercial marine, platforms and steps are just a few of the unlimited applications for SeaDek Non-Skid Marine Traction. SeaDek’s pressure sensitive adhesive backing makes application a breeze.  Just measure, cut, peel and stick, or give us a call and we will have an installer take care of it for you. It’s that easy!

SeaDek utilizes an acrylic-based 3M pressure sensitive adhesive for a robust bond and easy peel-and-stick application.

SeaDek adheres very well to most molded-in non-skids and properly applied and maintained aggregate type non- skid paints, as long as the surface is cleaned properly.

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SeaDek cleans easily with soap, hot water and a stiff brush.  But for harder surface stains or even everyday cleaning, SC Wake Juice offers a great refreshing clean.

Price is determined by material used and labor time.

Our largest sheet size is 39”x77”

Under normal conditions 5 to 7 years, but storing your boat indoors or in a closed space can extend the life period of the material.

SeaDek Marine Products come equipped with a limited 3 year warranty. View the fully warranty policy here.

This is not recommended.  Even with a very small shrink rate, a small gap between sheets will be present.  We recommend leaving a ¼ inch gap between panels.

There is no need to wait! Once your SeaDek is applied and the pressure sensitive adhesive has been activated you are able to hit the water immediately.

Under normal conditions 5-7 years, however with proper care and storage , you can expect a lifespan of 7+ years.

Yes, if the edge has slightly come up, use an acrylic based super glue.  If the sheet has completely come up, you will have the clean the area thoroughly to remove any existing PSA and reapply another new sheet. 

Use a plastic putty knife to get under one corner.  Grip and pull it off.  If the EVA seems to be sticking and tearing, use the putty knife to jab the area.  You may want to enlist another set of hands to assist.  Once the entire pad is removed there will be a small amount of PSA left on the surface.  Soak with mineral spirits for 10 minutes, scrap with the plastic putty knife.  Once the PSA has been removed, use acetone to remove the mineral spirits.

Use an ammonia based window cleaner or acetone to remove any dirt, sunscreen, wax, sweat etc.  Scrub well and let dry completely.  If the boat is new, you should repeat several times as new boats have mold release that may hinder adhesion.

Yes, we can engrave logos and text if supplied with vector graphic of logo or given desired text style.

Our product is made of an EVA foam material so if scratched at enough the product will tear or rip. The product is a closed cell foam so you shouldn’t have to worry about the product absorbing anything.  We cannot warranty if your pet tears up your pads.

If attended to promptly in most cases you should be OK.  Fuel stabilizers, bird droppings, rust and mustard are known to stain if not attended to in a timely manner.

About 60 degrees and dry is recommended.