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May is here already and the kids will be out of school before we know it.  Memorial Day is around the corner. Its time to think about getting your boat out of storage and begin your spring boat maintenance. So, if you find yourself asking,

“do I really need to perform boat maintenance?”   or “where do I start?”
this article of boat maintenance tips is for you.
“Do I need to perform boat maintenance?” Absolutely.  Some simple things done now and throughout the boating season can save you  money on repair bills and dreaded down time down the road.  Review your owner’s manual for your motor to see what needs to be done.

“Where do I start?”
You have two choices when getting your boat out for this first time this boating season.
1) If you are a do-it-yourselfer and you like to get your hands dirty you may enjoy the challenge of handling boat maintenance on your own.

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For the do-it-yourselfer, we stock boat parts, oil, filters, lube – everything you need to get your boat in tip top shape.  We provide only Mercury, Evinrude or Volvo brand name oils that are recommended by your manufacturer.  Don’t be fooled by the cheaper auto oils and lubes.  Over time, you motor’s performance will suffer.

Should you need to order boat parts for your outboard or sterndrive, our on-line engine selector shows engine diagrams/microfische with the corresponding part names.  You can even add parts you need to a shopping cart if you desire.  If you are not certain of what you need, call or email parts department for friendly help with your purchase.

2) You prefer to bring your boat in for service and let the experts handle it., we have got your covered. Simply bring your boat into our shop for your spring checkup soon.  We will look over your boat motor and make sure your precious time out on the water is maximized with fun.  Plan on enjoying hours of worry free time on the lake by allowing the experts do the work.  Our mechanics attend several weeks of manufacturer training every winter so rest assured they are experts in their field and care about each and every boat they service.  Feel free to check our on-line reviews for further evidence that you will be in good hands by choosing US Boatworks for Kansas City boat repair and service.

The team at US Boatworks is excited about the upcoming boating season and looks forward to keeping you out on the water all year.