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

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 […]

How to Prepare Your Deck for a Hurricane

How to Prepare Your Deck for a Hurricane

We’re currently at the height of another hurricane season. It’s been estimated that Harvey and Irma have collectively caused up to $200 billion in damage. That means that knowing how to effectively prepare for a hurricane is essential right now. The first thing on your mind when preparing for a hurricane is the safety of […]

Creating an Ideal Deck Space for Your Home

Creating an Ideal Deck Space for Your Home

Imagine lounging on your deck as the gulls squawk in the distance or serving up the best burgers this side of the gulf. Or maybe you’d rather host a small cocktail party as the sun sets. When you think of your ideal deck space, what is that comes to mind? Your deck can be a […]

How to Clean and Maintain Your Composite Deck

How to Clean and Maintain Your Composite Deck

Once your beautiful new composite deck is installed, you’ll need to clean and maintain it to keep it looking its best for years to come. This will eradicate mildew, help you spot any problems over time, and protect your deck. Here’s what you need to know to clean and maintain your composite deck. Check With […]

Is it Safe to Have a Fire Pit on Your Deck?

Is it Safe to Have a Fire Pit on Your Deck?

Cooler weather means it’s time to set up the fire pit and roast some marshmallows or just warm up a tad by the flames. While some homeowners may build or purchase fire pits in their yards, others may prefer to keep their fire pits closer to their homes. If you’re considering putting or making a […]