Beginner’s Guide: Fish Cleaning Tables

Beginner’s Guide: Fish Cleaning Tables

Beginner’s Guide: Fish Cleaning Tables There’s no greater satisfaction than eating the fish you caught and prepped on your own. But there’s also no worse pain than having to clean your catch on a questionable, unsafe surface.  It’s time to stop using the cutting board and cooler combo and opt for something a bit more […]

What Is a Dock Box? Types, Uses, & More

What Is a Dock Box? Types, Uses, & More

What Is a Dock Box? Types, Uses, & More If you’re a boater, you know that there’s no such thing as having too much storage space. When planning a fun and relaxing day out on the water, a spacious, convenient and durable storage unit always comes in handy.  That’s why we recommend getting your own […]

How to Build a Floating Dock in a Pond

How to Build a Floating Dock in a Pond

If you live on a standing body of water such as a pond or a lake, you may be wondering how you can make the most of this pleasing water fixture. A waterfront home is perfect for family and friends who love swimming, fishing, paddling, and kayaking. Amenities like a dock make everything so much […]

Beginner’s Guide: How to Dock a Boat

Beginner’s Guide: How to Dock a Boat

Here at Decks & Docks, we know how important it is to take care of not only your deck, but also your watercraft.  Not being able to dock correctly could potentially cause damage to your boat. In order to ensure you have both the required knowledge and materials to get the job done right, we’ve […]

Deck Shade Ideas: Sun Sails, Pergolas, & More

Deck Shade Ideas: Sun Sails, Pergolas, & More

Everyone enjoys a bright sunny day, but sometimes the sun can be too much. No one wants to have damaged skin and heat exhaustion from all that UV beating down on them. At times like these, a little bit of shade is exactly what you need. A well-shaded patio can be an amazing layer of […]

Everything You Need to Know About Deck Framing

Everything You Need to Know About Deck Framing

A new deck can transform your backyard, creating an outdoor space to enjoy all year round. If you’re planning to build the deck yourself, it’s crucial to make sure it’s framed correctly. Otherwise, your deck will look uneven and could be a serious hazard for you, your friends, and your family.  Thankfully, you’re in the […]

How to Keep Birds Off Your Deck Railing

How to Keep Birds Off Your Deck Railing

Birds are great, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you want them using your deck as their favorite hangout. It doesn’t take long for a flock of birds to ruin the appearance of your decking.  If you want to break the cycle of endlessly cleaning your deck, you’re in the right place. Knowing how to keep […]

DIY Guide: All the Tools You Need to Build a Deck

DIY Guide: All the Tools You Need to Build a Deck

Building a deck is no easy task—so having the right tools and materials on hand before you get started will reduce the risk of problems down the road that may cost you time, effort, and money. But what exactly do you need? Before heading out to your nearest hardware store, read our DIY guide to […]

Water Safety Month: 7 Safety Tips Every Family Should Know

Water Safety Month: 7 Safety Tips Every Family Should Know

May is National Water Safety Month. To celebrate, the Decks & Docks team wants to share some of the most important safety tips that you and your family should know to have a safe and fun time on the water. These tips are meant for anyone spending time on a boat, dock, or waterfront deck—and […]

The Best Exotic Hardwoods for Decks and Docks

The Best Exotic Hardwoods for Decks and Docks

The sturdiest and most attractive decks and docks need to be made out of the best materials. And when only natural wood will do, quality-minded homeowners turn to exotic hardwoods for their beauty and ability to stand up to the elements. There are several different types of exotic hardwood out there, so we’ve created this […]