7 Signs That You Need a New Deck

7 Signs That You Need a New Deck

Did you know that since 2003 over 6,500 people have been injured from deck collapses? This is a serious statistic, especially given the fact that nearly everyone has a deck or porch attached to their homes. It’s easy to put off replacing your deck or even inspecting it for safety. But it’s important to be […]

5 Things to Consider When Creating a Custom Dock

5 Things to Consider When Creating a Custom Dock

All docks are not created equal. Some docks are even dangerous. While the process of building one is similar to traditional decks, a custom dock can make all the difference to a marina. Though they have a similar weight distribution, with the same joists and decking, there are some important differences. Because a dock needs […]

Wood or Composite Decking: Which Should You Choose?

Wood or Composite Decking: Which Should You Choose?

If you’re thinking about building a new deck or replacing an old one, you have a lot of decisions to make. How large will this deck be? Are you attaching it to a house or other structure? Most importantly, what type of material will you use? Designing a deck to suit your needs should be […]

How to Stain Your Deck

How to Stain Your Deck

U.S. homes are now more valuable than ever. Short supply and high median prices are giving homeowners larger assets than many know. Others who are aware of the value of their home and property are looking for ways to reinvest. There has never been a better time to shore up value and beautify your home. […]

Why Your Dock’s Foundation Piling is So Important

Why Your Dock’s Foundation Piling is So Important

What could be more wonderful than enjoying your morning cuppa on a newly built dock? Offering recreational and functional use, investing in your own dock for a waterfront home is one way to add some serious value to your property. But the construction of a dock requires expert skill – the most important aspect being […]

Ask These Questions Before Building a Seawall

Ask These Questions Before Building a Seawall

If part of your land borders a body of water or you are thinking of building a dock, it’s time to consider whether you need a seawall. What is a Seawall?On This Page1 What is a Seawall?2 6 Questions to Ask Before Building a Seawall2.1 1. Is my land experiencing erosion?2.2 2. Is my area […]

10 Tips for Choosing the Best Composite Decking

10 Tips for Choosing the Best Composite Decking

A fantastic deck can be the most wonderful aspect of a home, and also most high-maintenance when spring comes. As winter ends, Americans shell out thousands of dollars to get their deck back to where it was before the wear and tear of harsh weather. Forget being forced to constantly revive your deck from the […]

Types of Docks and Why They Matter

Types of Docks and Why They Matter

Not all boat docks are created equally. When building a dock, you’ll want to consider the area in which you are constructing it, the type of water it will come in contact with, and how you want to use it before choosing between types of docks. Here are two different types of boat docks and […]

Decks & Docks Lumber Company Fabricates Custom Stirrups

Decks & Docks Lumber Company Fabricates Custom Stirrups

Decks & Docks Lumber Company now bends rebar to spec for custom stirrups. Stirrups are bent pieces of rebar that form a cage around which concrete is poured for structural components like beams and seawalls. What are rebar and stirrups? You’ve probably seen steel rods sticking out of concrete when passing any bridge construction, but […]

Why We Trust Trex Decking

Why We Trust Trex Decking

Trex, the world’s largest manufacturer of composite decking and railings, was founded in 1996. In the 21 years since its inception, they’ve made a splash in the decking world. At Decks & Docks, we’re proud to carry the outstanding products Trex manufactures. Here’s why. Trex is an InnovatorOn This Page1 Trex is an Innovator2 Trex […]