Do I really need to shrink wrap my boat?

Shrinkwrapping your boat is essential as the boating season comes to an end and the winter season kicks into gear. When you are storing your boat for the winter, the weather is the biggest enemy of any boat as it can damage a boat in many ways. Boats that are not carefully stored and protected will be exposed to harsh winter weather which can cut down on the life span of your boat. Get your boat shrink-wrapped by a professional to avoid spending the following season repairing your boat instead of using it.
Shrinkwrapping from Total Boat Vehicle & RV Protection Storage & Shrink Wrap is the very best way to protect your boat from the harsh Winter season that is around the corner. The shrink wrapping services we provide are strong, durable, and designed to give you the best outdoor boat protection at a fraction of the cost of indoor storage. The wrapping goes down along the side of the boat so that the hull is protected along with the deck. The goal of the shrink wrap is to provide a plastic surface for all snow, rain, and ice. This is the perfect affordable option for boat storage compared to indoor boat storage. For a fraction of the cost, you can store your boat outdoors and be protected from all the Winter elements.


Your boat is only protected by the harsh Winter weather if it is done by a trained professional. The team at Total Boat Rv Vehicle Protection and Shrinkwrap prides itself on offering professional shrink wrapping services at an affordable rate. We have an extensive shrink wrapping process that ensures your boat opens up the way it was sealed. Our process includes:

  • The boat is dried with professional-grade dryers to avoid mold and mildew growth over the winter.
  • Next, we band and shrink wrap the visible surface area to make sure there are zero gaps in coverage.
  • We make sure all of the electronics on your boat are safeguarded.
  • Getting access into your boat without ruining the shrink wrap is important, so our team installs a sealed door for easy access.

This labor-intensive process is essential to make sure your boat is in the exact shape it was when you dropped it off. The last thing you want to do is fix your boat when the Spring season opens up. Work with a professional boat shrink wrapping service. Give us a call today at 406-883-2628 to get more information about our boat wrapping service.

Boat Shrink Wrapping Steps

Boat wrapping by Total Boat Vehicle & RV Protection Storage & Shrink Wrap is a time-intensive service that allows boat owners in Polson, MT an opportunity to save money while safely storing their boat outdoors. The process is highlighted below and is a very detailed process to make sure your boat opens up season in the exact condition it was sealed. There are a lot of safety issues and a precise flow chart is used to ensure your boat is ready for you at the beginning of the season. Shrinkwrapping is cheaper than storing your boat inside and protects your boat from the harsh winter weather of sun, snow, and sleet. Give us a call today to get your boat shrink-wrapped for the season.

Boat Shrink Wrap: Step 1

After drying the boat completely and covering the fuel vent you build the roofline. This is the foundation of the cover and needs to be solid. It is secured to the trailer frame in 5 locations and the outdrive as a sixth location.

Boat Shrink Wrap: Step 2

Then the bottom line of the shrink-wrap must be built. This band needs to be strong and fairly tight. It will anchor the shrink wrap where you want it. Now is the time to double-check that all winterization is completed. Everything that should be off the boat is and fuel vent and anything else that needs are covered.

Boat Shrink Wrap: Step 3

The wrap is now draped over the boat and cut to size. Trim off the excess and construct your pleats.

Boat Shrink Wrap: Step 4

Tuck 5 to 6 inches of the wrap under the band that now in circles the boat leaving the bow and stern for later. Make sure the pleats are neat and properly fashioned.

Boat Shrink Wrap: Step 5

Heat seal the seam around the anchor band and finish off sealing the bow and stern. Then heat shrinks the bottom part of the wrap.

Boat Shrink Wrap: Step 6

Heat shrink the rest of the cover and then secure the anchor band to the boat trailer.

Boat Shrink Wrap: Step 7

Uncover the fuel vent and as we vent the cover to breathe properly we also vent the fuel tank and in this case, we vent the built-in porta potty.

Top Quality Venting Sets Us Apart

When you get our boat, car, or RV shrink-wrapped, you want to make sure that your vehicle is protected throughout the year. Successful shrink wrapping is accomplished by paying attention to the details. We use top quality products combined with precision execution to ensure your boat, car or RV is protected during the harsh winter months. We use the newest and highest quality vents in the industry to protect your vehicle.

Did You Know We Shrink Wrap More than Boats?

Shrinkwrapping is a great way to protect your boat, vehicle, RV, or patio furniture for Winter. Besides protecting from harsh winter elements, shrink wrapping also protects from the extreme sun exposure. The sun can take a toll on your personal items leaving them faded and dull. Protect your personal items with a professional shrink wrapping service. We can travel to you to shrink-wrap personal items of all shapes and sizes.

Vehicle Shrink Wrap
Large Equipment Shrink Wrap
Patio Furniture Shrink Wrap
Trailer Shrink Wrap