How to Prepare Your Dock for Winter

How to Prepare Your Dock for Winter

Depending on where you live, winter can be rough – heavy snowstorms, wind, and ice are the norm for the majority of the northern hemisphere. For dock owners, the season can be particularly stressful – what’s the best way to protect your property this time of year? And what should you do with a floating […]

How to Measure Your Pilings for Piling Caps

How to Measure Your Pilings for Piling Caps

Piling caps can help extend the life of your pilings by reducing their exposure to the sun and elements and limiting the ability of water to pool on top of your piles, which can lead to rot. They’re essential for ensuring a durable, long-lasting dock, and they also help give your dock a finished look. […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Boat Dock Bumpers

A Beginner’s Guide to Boat Dock Bumpers

Boat dock bumpers are a marine accessory that should not be overlooked. They are an investment that will extend the lifespan of your dock, save your boat from damage, and allow you to cast off with confidence.  What Are Dock Bumpers? A dock bumper (also called a dock fender) is a shock-absorbing device that can […]

Top Fish Cleaning Stations of 2019: Reviews & Comparisons

Why make a mess of your kitchen when you can prepare your freshly caught fish right on your dock? A fish cleaning station allows you to do just that – you’ll wonder how you lived without one! But while it may seem like a simple product, choosing a high-quality fish cleaning table requires a bit […]

New Options for Exterior Trim and Moulding

Trim, moulding, and columns can be used to add the finishing touches that bring your home’s exterior design together. But for years, these decorative additions have only been available in wood – until now. New innovations in home design have a lead to the creation of PVC trim and moulding solutions. PVC is a synthetic […]

How to Choose the Right Dock Ladder

One of the most important dock accessories you can invest in is a ladder. Even if you don’t use your dock for swimming, a ladder provides a way to get back up onto the dock if someone falls into the water. This accessory will drastically improve the safety of your dock, but only if you […]

7 Dock Customization Ideas

You’ve just installed a beautiful new dock on your waterfront property — now it’s time to make it your own! While it’s easy to find customization ideas for decks and patios, docks tend to be overlooked. But the truth is, docks have just as much potential for personalization. Let the pros at Decks & Docks […]

The 411 on Floating Docks Projects

In the last few decades, floating docks have become one of the most popular options on lakes and ocean bays. Compared with traditional piling structures that are driven into the seabed, floating docks are quicker to install, easier to maintain, and highly versatile. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to fully enjoy your waterfront property or […]

Underwater Lighting for Boats and Docks: What to Consider

If you live on the water, you’ve probably seen underwater lights glowing in front of boats and floating in front of docks. Why are these lights becoming so popular? And why are so many of them green? Thanks to advances in technology, a new generation of safer and more efficient underwater lights has emerged. Before […]

6 Lighting Ideas to Illuminate Your Dock

Lights don’t just improve your dock’s visual appeal — they’re also a necessary safety feature. Illuminating the water’s edge at night prevents boats from bumping into your dock and people from falling off of it. So what’s the best way to light up a dock? You can get a lot more creative than you might […]