What is the best way to clean scum off bottom of abative painted boat.
I have scum and some barnacles on my hull and I do not want to compromise the ablative bottom. I am afraid a power washer would take the paint off.
You can't - and should not - clean a bottom-painted surface as doing so would damage or otherwise strip away/remove the bottom paint.
The entire idea of an ablative paint is that it effectively/slowly/minutely '"peels off" as the boat moves through the water, removing the deposits as well.
Last edited by Billatstarbrite; 11-29-2016 at 12:37 PM.