6 Reasons to Choose Garapa Wood for Your Deck

6 Reasons to Choose Garapa Wood for Your Deck

Whether you’re building a brand new deck or replacing the boards of an old one, you have an important decision to make – what type of wood are you going to use?  If you want a deck made from natural wood, you can’t go wrong with tropical hardwoods like Garapa, Ipe, or Cumaru. But because […]

Pros and Cons of Solar Dock Lights

Pros and Cons of Solar Dock Lights

  Whether you use your dock for boating or just as a place to sit and watch the sunset, keeping it well-lit is an easy way to prevent accidents and create a safer environment.  If you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint, you might be interested in installing solar dock lights. You might also be […]

8 Creative Deck Privacy Solutions

8 Creative Deck Privacy Solutions

Whether your neighbors are the loveliest people in town or the bane of your existence, we all need a bit of privacy now and then. As they say, good fences make good neighbors. But privacy can be hard to come by out on an open deck – how do you enjoy the outdoors without feeling […]

Top Fish Cleaning Stations of 2019: Reviews & Comparisons

Why make a mess of your kitchen when you can prepare your freshly caught fish right on your dock? A fish cleaning station allows you to do just that – you’ll wonder how you lived without one! But while it may seem like a simple product, choosing a high-quality fish cleaning table requires a bit […]

7 Hardwood Decking Maintenance Tips

A hardwood deck is an investment that improves the value of your home and provides a space to spend valuable time with friends and family. If you’ve recently installed a deck using Ipe, Garapa, Cumaru, or any other gorgeous hardwood species, you might be wondering – how can I keep my deck looking this amazing […]

New Options for Exterior Trim and Moulding

Trim, moulding, and columns can be used to add the finishing touches that bring your home’s exterior design together. But for years, these decorative additions have only been available in wood – until now. New innovations in home design have a lead to the creation of PVC trim and moulding solutions. PVC is a synthetic […]

How to Choose the Right Dock Ladder

One of the most important dock accessories you can invest in is a ladder. Even if you don’t use your dock for swimming, a ladder provides a way to get back up onto the dock if someone falls into the water. This accessory will drastically improve the safety of your dock, but only if you […]

7 Dock Customization Ideas

You’ve just installed a beautiful new dock on your waterfront property — now it’s time to make it your own! While it’s easy to find customization ideas for decks and patios, docks tend to be overlooked. But the truth is, docks have just as much potential for personalization. Let the pros at Decks & Docks […]

The 411 on Floating Docks Projects

In the last few decades, floating docks have become one of the most popular options on lakes and ocean bays. Compared with traditional piling structures that are driven into the seabed, floating docks are quicker to install, easier to maintain, and highly versatile. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to fully enjoy your waterfront property or […]