Houseboat Product Description

Canvas covers, enclosures, rails, tops and scalloping can all add beauty and functionality to your boat while protecting your passengers and your boat itself from the elements. To help determine which type(s) of custom fabrication are best suited for you and your vessel check out the examples and descriptions listed below.

Anchor Cover

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 An attractive canvas covering designed to match your boat colors while covering your anchor. 

Bar Cover

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A custom fit, removable cover that protects your bar from the elements. 

Bimini Top

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A canvas-covered, freestanding boat top with a collapsible metal frame. Bimini tops usually cover the windshield and center console of the vessel and offer shade and protection from the elements. Unlike Convertible Tops, Bimini Tops are freestanding and do not attach to the windshield.

Bridge Enclosure

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Enclosures are custom tailored to fit your vessel, and fulfill your specific enclosure needs including a removable cover used to protect you and the bridge of your vessel from the elements.

Canvas Rail or Skirts

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Attaches to rails and provide some privacy and safety to you and your guests. Rail covers are ideal for families with children and pets because they help to eliminate some of the risks of accidental falls by providing a barrier between you and the water below. 

Console Covers

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A protective cover that covers the driving console and keeps its instruments safe from the elements. 

Davit Cover

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A davit is a mechanical arm that can pivot out from its position folded against  the side of a boat superstructure to raise or lower a heavy weight.  One of the most common application of davits is to raise and lower lifeboats, or Jet Skies 

Grill Cover

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 An attractive canvas covering designed to match your boat colors while providing cover and protection for you grill. 

Hatch Cover

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 A cover designed to offer hatch protection. 

Instrument Cover

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A cover designed to offer instrument panel protection.

Party Tops

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Designed specifically for use on houseboats, party tops come in various sizes. Typically a party top will span the width of the boat and will vary based on your desired length of coverage area. Party tops provide shade to the covered area while giving you a place to install outdoor ceiling fans and even T.V.’s! 

Rigid Door

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An exclusive feature of lakeside’s, the rigid door resembles a storm door in your house in the way it functions and allows you to bypass the use of awkward zippers every time you wish to enter and exit an enclosed area of your boat. 

Scalloping

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This decorative border attaches to your roof and goes over your enclosure. Lakeside offers this border in three different patterns. (Wave, straight, traditional.) 

Seat Covers

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 Covers that protect seat upholstery from the elements when not in use. 

Spotlight Cover

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An attractive canvas covering designed to match your boat colors while covering your Spotlight.

Sunscreens

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Durable, breathable, antimicrobial, stain and flame resistant fabrics offered in an array intricately woven weaves. They block 65% to 90% of UV rays while diminishing visibility by only 15% to 40% depending on the fabric chosen. 

Trampoline tops / Sport Tops

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Lace on tops that typically cover only the helm of a houseboat. 

TV Cover

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 An attractive canvas covering designed to match your boat colors while providing cover and protection for you TV. 

U-Zip windows

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Often referred to as smiley face windows, these windows allow you to unzip a portion of the panel in your enclosure and roll it up to provide increased air flow without removing the panel from its track.