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Marina Accessories

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...

Floating Dock
Dock Projects

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...

Boat Dock

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...

Decking Projects

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...

Decking Projects

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...

Birds perched on 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...

Decking Projects

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...

A boat safely docked

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....


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