The Ultimate Guide to Dock Piling Materials

Let’s face it, docks, especially the dock piling, take a lot of hammer. Threats include the movement of the body of water they’re partially submerged in, the fact that they spend their lives submerged and the effects of storms and hurricanes. It’s clear, they need to be made of stern stuff. If you’re planning to […]

8 New and Beautiful Deck Trends You Should Try

As the weather cools down, most people are packing up their outdoor living spaces and getting ready to hunker down inside. While your deck might not be the first thing on your mind, now is the perfect time to give it an update. Renovating or building your deck during the fall is a great move. […]

Deck Protection 101: How to Prepare Your Deck for Fall Weather

The deck industry is worth 740 million dollars in the U.S. In other words, it’s a massive business. If your home has a deck, you’re familiar with the cost of installation. And you know that regular care and maintenance is much cheaper than installing a brand new one! So, as the summer is ending and […]

Real or Composite Wood: Which Material Is Better for a Deck?

Want to add square footage onto your home without the massive expense of an addition? Build a deck. Few homeowners think of it this way, but adding a comfortable deck increases your home’s living space. As with any home improvement, though, the key is finding the right option for you. Today, we’re taking a closer […]

Dock Maintenance Guide: How to Extend the Life of Your Boat Dock

Is your boat dock looking a little worse for the wear? Can’t remember the last time that you performed any type of dock repairs? Are you just completely clueless about the kind of dock maintenance that you need to perform at the start of every season? This post is here to help. From teaching you […]

Wood Woes: How to Protect Your Deck From Dry Rot

If you’ve ever built a deck or a dock, you know how expensive it can be. That’s why the last thing you want to do is replace your deck or dock once every few years because it is falling apart. The most common reason decks are damaged and need to be replaced is because they […]

What’s the Best Wood For Decks?

Decks make a beautiful addition to any home. They are a perfect location for enjoying the outdoors with family and friends. But with all the materials available, it can be a challenge deciding the best material for your home and the environment you live in. Choosing the best wood for decks is all about taste […]

How to Clean Trex Decking: The Ultimate Guide

One of the biggest benefits of installing Trex decking outside of your home is that it’s very easy to clean and maintain it. For the majority of the year, you won’t have to do much at all to clean Trex decking. The rain alone should be enough to wipe away most of the dirt and […]

The Pros and Cons of Cedar Decking

The first step in building your deck is choosing your material. That might sound easy, but with so many options out there, the choices can be overwhelming. The best decking for your project depends on your goals and priorities, but if you’re looking for something that’ll last, cedar is a good choice. Keep reading to […]

7 Boat Dock Plans For Your Dock Renovation Project

Are you looking to improve your existing dock by replacing it with a better one? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Endless possibilities await as you consider how you will design your new dock. Because of your endless choices, there’s a lot to consider when creating your design. Are you seeking a multi-purpose dock? […]