Frequently Asked Questions


How often do you need to waterproof your canvas?


I heard its complicated to put up the panels.  What do you do to make it easy?

We mark all the panels clearly so they are easy to put up. If you choose we can include

marked storagebags (bags at additional charge)

I keep my boat in the back yard of my house, can you come here to do it?

Yes, we are mobile, we come to you. (for mooring covers, boat must be on trailer)

Why are your prices a bit more?   I can go online and buy covers.

Our covers are all CUSTOM BUILT for your vessel. We reinforce areas with patches over sharp corners to further protect your boat. We use only SUNBRELLA fabric and top of the line UKK zippers, and only the best thread and all stainless steel hardware. All this equals to a long lasting cover and further protection for your boat.

What is your warranty?

1 year on all workmanship, 10 years on Sunbrella fabric

Why should I do business with Central Florida Canvas?

All materials are made locally, here in the USA. We only do canvas, this is our specialty-this means you receive the most competitive price. Mark is the owner/operator. He will be there there when scheduled. We offer prompt follow up, service, and follow through. Our reputation depends on it. We take all forms of checks, cash, or major credit cards

Are there many types of clear vinyl (Iesen glass) I can order?

Yes, there is. Some are thicker and harder to put up than others. That said, we match the type of vinyl to the need and use of that particular thickness of glass. Not all projects need the thick vinyl, some need more flexibility. Again, it depends on the job. We give you options in each area of the job; thereby saving you money in certain areas.

What are all my options?

Full camper canopies, with full screen enclosures. Half enclosures, bimini tops with windshield covers, mooring covers, cockpit covers. All projects are custom, so you choose depending on your needs.

What colors?

Many colors to choose from by Sunbrella.  Click here for a list of canvas color options

Can you use the old frames from my old cover?

It depends. We may have to take a look at it first or send us pictures to determine if the job can be


How do I store my panels ?
Never fold your panels, always roll them, AFTER they are dry

How can I prevent mold and mildew on my panels?
First, most marine fabrics contain antimicrobial agents that are compounded in the canvas. Benefits include: resistance of product deterioration and discoloration caused by bacteria and fungi, inhibiting the growth of odor-causing bacteria, fungi, molds and mildew. It is extremely important you keep the canvas dry and clean it periodically to keep it free of dirt and debris.