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Winter Services

Winterize your boat to keep it in tip-top shape!

Winter Pier Service by Captain Rod's Boat Lift and Pier Service

Is your boat ready for winter? At Captain Rod’s Boat Lift & Pier Services, we offer the winterizing services your boat needs to prepare it for the off-season. As your one-stop shop, we also provide shrink wrap and storage to protect your craft during the cold months.

Call Captain Rod’s today at (815) 759-9134 for boat winterization in McHenry County and surrounding areas!

Winterizing services keep your boat running smoothly.

Picture of a boat that has been shrink wrapped, part of routine winterizing services

Winterization is critical to your boat’s routine maintenance. As part of our winterizing routine, we…

  •  Disconnect the battery to increase its longevity.
  • Fog the motor to prevent rust and corrosion.
  • Protect the cylinders with oil.
  • Stabilize the fuel to fight passage-clogging resins.
  • Run antifreeze through the motor to protect from ice.
  • Check the lower unit for any required work.
  •  Pull all drain plugs to prevent freezing in the engine.

Protect your boat from the elements with shrink wrap.

When winter hits, a standard cover won’t be enough to protect your boat from harsh conditions. During the off-season, boat covers can easily fill with ice and snow, causing a great deal of damage.

Shrink wrap is durable and seals tightly around your boat, preventing the elements from having any effect. That’s why we recommend shrink wrap to defend your craft against dirt, debris and inclement weather. So, you can rest assured that your boat will be ready for another summer of fun!

Store your boat in a secure facility.

We offer boating storage in McHenry, IL. Our gated facility is always monitored under video surveillance to protect your vessel. Put your mind at ease with the knowledge that your craft will be kept safe all season long.

For your convenience, we also provide boat transportation. Whether to our storage yard or your very own garage, we can safely get your boat exactly where it needs to be.

Looking for boat winterizing services in McHenry County, IL? Call Captain Rod’s at (815) 759-9134 today for a free quote!