How to Build a Floating Dock

How to Build a Floating Dock

So, you’ve decided your picturesque house is incomplete without a deck on the water to go along with it—and rightfully so. No waterfront home is truly complete without a way to enjoy time on the water. Fortunately, floating docks are a popular option for homeowners who want a beautiful, convenient, and affordable dock that can […]

Keep Your Family Safe: Deck & Dock Safety

Keep Your Family Safe: Deck & Dock Safety

Here at our Florida headquarters, we enjoy sunny boating weather year-round. Whether you’re enjoying the warm beach water or are out on the lake on a crisp winter day, it’s always important to remember good safety practices on your deck or dock. Practicing good deck and dock safety will ensure you and your family keep […]

What Are Seawalls & Why Are They Important?

What Are Seawalls & Why Are They Important?

If you live along the coast, you’ve likely seen seawalls. They might look like the foundation for a raised park overlooking the sea, or they might be a stretch of stones dividing the water from the beach.  But what is a seawall? What is its purpose, and why does it matter? Well, it turns out […]

What Are Floating Docks?

What Are Floating Docks?

Floating docks are what they sound like: docks that rise and fall with the water. This type  of modern dock contrasts with traditional fixed docks, which are secured below the water with piling.  But how do floating docks work? What are the different types, and what are their advantages over fixed docks? Let’s discuss the […]

Making the Most of Your Small Deck: Decoration Ideas and More

Making the Most of Your Small Deck: Decoration Ideas and More

Part of the American dream is owning a home with a well-manicured lawn, a picket fence, and a deck to host barbecues and parties on. Your lawn and fences may have regulations due to HOA, but you can go crazy with your deck and decorate with plants, furniture, beautiful railing, and more.  Some decks are […]

DIY Repairing Your Deck? Here are 6 Things to Know

DIY Repairing Your Deck? Here are 6 Things to Know

Decks are a great way to enhance your home and make for a perfect year-round spot for gathering with friends and family. Even the sturdiest and most well-built decks have upkeep demands that can build up over time if you’re not performing regular maintenance. If your decking is a couple of years old or more, […]

Mooring Lines & Ropes: All You Need to Know

Mooring Lines & Ropes: All You Need to Know

Moorings come in various shapes, sizes, and materials and are an essential component of boat care. A mooring is any permanent structure to which a boat may attach and remain secure until it’s ready for use again. If you have access to a dock, it’s important to have a good understanding of mooring lines and […]

How to Clean a Composite Deck

How to Clean a Composite Deck

Composite decks are much easier to clean than many other decking options. Solid wood decks require extensive maintenance and care, while composite materials only need a fraction of the attention. However, the reduced need for maintenance doesn’t mean you can leave these decks unattended. Let’s go over everything you need to know about how to […]

Your Guide to Types of Deck Footings

Your Guide to Types of Deck Footings

When you’re planning to build a deck for your home, you need to consider several factors before you begin any work—like what kind of wood to use, where it should be placed, and who’s going to construct it. But one of the most important technical considerations that some people overlook is the type of deck […]

Do I Need a Permit to Build a Deck?

Do I Need a Permit to Build a Deck?

Decks are the perfect way to jazz up your outdoor space. They provide the perfect stage for creating a relaxing outdoor area for al fresco meals with family and cozy social events.  Decking provides new functionality for your garden or yard. Throwing a cookout can get cold on the grass, and without a dry place […]