Boat Maintenance - Replacement Of Deck Cover - Boat maintenance can involve a number of different tasks. While cleaning the fake teak on your boat seems simple, there will be instances where repairs might become necessary. You have the option to do the faux teak repair yourself if you have the tools and skills to do it. Teak replacement will become necessary when the old cover is worn out, and you can either do it yourself or look for a service that will do it for you.