Category Archives: Fiberglass Repair

Don’t try this at home!

Working fiberglass repair has several dangers that must be addressed. The primary concern is flying debris and dust particles. Shards of fiberglass can be extremely harmful to your eyes! It is crucial to wear safety glasses or a face shield anytime you are working with this material and power tools. Another concern is airborne dust and fumes. A respirator is a must to protect yourself to protect from dust, toxic vapors, and fumes. A quality respirator will provide a good […]

Fiberglass Repair 101

Fiberglass Repair 101…   Fiberglass repair would not be needed unless this was the ideal material for use in boat construction! What is commonly known as “fiberglass” is actually a combination of a resin and a glass or composite fiber. The resin is normally a two-part epoxy mixture or a two-part polyester mix. Each has its strengths and weaknesses. The fiber or cloth is encapsulated in the resin layer, giving it extra strength. Depending on the type of work to be completed, […]