Prepare and Store Your Boat for Winter

August 31, 2020

The end of the summer. Those who love fall and winter are counting down the minutes. Others are hoping for an Indian Summer to extend their boating days. Whichever one you are, we want to help you prepare and store your boat for the winter.  One of the most important parts of winterizing your boat… Read More


The end of the summer. Those who love fall and winter are counting down the minutes. Others are hoping for an Indian Summer to extend their boating days. Whichever one you are, we want to help you prepare and store your boat for the winter. 

One of the most important parts of winterizing your boat is covering it properly. Protect your investment from winter weather and any critters looking for a place to hibernate. 

We have a few different types of boat covers that can be used during the season and while being stored. All can be customized to fit your boat perfectly. All of our covers are made from Sunbrella® fabrics – the most exceptional all-weather marine fabric available on the market.

Let’s take a look at your different options.

Snap-On Covers

The snap-on boat cover is perfect for frequent travelers looking for a fast and convenient way to protect their boating gear from dirt and adverse weather while on the road. If you’re preparing for a boating trip in a hurry, simply put your gear in the boat, snap the cover on, and take the quickest route to the lake.

Each snap-on cover we make is custom-made to fit the exact make and model of the boat it protects.

In addition, our snap-on covers can be altered to fit any type of custom framework and towers. To offer further protection, the underside is reinforced at each critical wear point, including the windshield, cleats, and mounts.

Tie-Down and Cinch Covers

The look of our covers including cinch and tie-down are very different. But, the way they are made are similar because of the premium fabric and craftsmanship. 

For cinch covers:

  • Heavy-duty strap and ratchet fastening system for a secure fit.
  • Easy to install and remove.
  • Custom cut-outs where necessary ie: fuel.

For both cinch covers and tie-downs:

  • Reinforced with heavy-duty webbing, which creates an extremely tight fit without tearing the material.
  • The underside of the cover is reinforced with heavy-duty vinyl on all the critical wear points.
  • Each cover is made from premium marine fabrics that are resistant to water and mildew.

If you’re wanting to extend your season a little bit longer, you can invest in one of our boat enclosures. They safeguard people and upholstery from harsh UV rays by offering shade and help protect against wind and rain. 

We can also repair cover rips and tears. Let us know if you need a repair service.

Store Your Boat

When you are ready to give up your fun in the sun, we’re ready to take your boat off your hands for the winter. Our secure, gated facility in Midvale has plenty of room to store your boat until next season. We’re conveniently located just off the 7200 South exit for quick and easy access. Call us for pricing.

Browse our selection of covers and find the one that is right for you.

SugarHouse Ind. has served its clients in the Intermountain West since 1941. In that time, we have become Utah’s largest provider of awning, boat tops and specialty canvas covers. After nearly 80 years, our focus is still to provide customers with the highest quality products and the best prices. We remain a family-owned company, and we remain committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That’s why we make every product that we offer in our 30,000 ft2 facility in Midvale, Utah.