the main types of pontoon decking are wood, alloys, composite materials, and carpet. the best type of decking for a pontoon that
subject: re: best decking material for a pontoon? admin posts: 16597 location: cleveland tn very good thought david, except moma says we have to have carpet.
re-decking a pontoon boat is a heckuva lot of work and you're going to invest a lot of time and energy into the job. if done properly, the new deck will last through your entire ownership. use the correct type/grade plywood and be done with it.
one of the best cheap materials is form board, used to frame up concrete prior to pouring, it has a redish/purple coating on the both surfaces and needs protection only on the sawn sides. carpet is nice to live with on a pontoon, just remember that it will have to be replaced every few years, and it is a devil to clean.
choosing an aluminum decking for your dock. aluminum is considered by many dock owners to be the best choice for decking material because it requires no maintenance, will not rot, decay, warp, or twist and it only needs to be cleaned as you see fit. aluminum decking from shoremaster is also incredibly lightweight while remaining extremely durable.
tuff coat is easy to apply and safe for the environment. this product can be used on pontoon decks, boat decks, boat docks and much more. tuff coat is a heavy duty and durable non-slip rubberized deck coating that can be applied to concrete, wood, treated lumber, aluminum, steel, fiberglass and previously-painted surfaces.
our pontoon decking kits are very easy to install. 1. remove old marine plywood 2. cut deck joint tape in 8' sections and place deck tape across your aluminum cross channels. we recommend doing only the aluminum cross channels where two pieces of plywood join together.