Modern Deck Dilemma: The Pros & Cons of Different Decking Materials

Where do you begin when shopping for decking materials that can work with your deck? Be it product lifespan, or choosing the right material there are several ways to go about shopping for a modern deck. There is no single answer as it relates to what solution will work best for you but you can […]

5 Things to Consider When Creating a Custom Dock

5 Things to Consider When Creating a Custom Dock

All docks are not created equal. Some docks are even dangerous. While the process of building one is similar to traditional decks, a custom dock can make all the difference to a marina. Though they have a similar weight distribution, with the same joists and decking, there are some important differences. Because a dock needs […]

Why Your Dock’s Foundation Piling is So Important

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 […]

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 […]

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How to Prepare your Dock for Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is blazing a trail through the Caribbean and she is likely to leave plenty of destruction in her wake. The word “catastrophic” is already being thrown around and President Trump has declared a state of emergency for Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Florida. As of this writing, it is not certain where […]

4 Myths About Solar Deck Lights—And Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them

4 Myths About Solar Deck Lights—And Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them

Solar deck lights can be a great way to enhance your deck and ensure that you can continue enjoying it once the sun has gone down. In addition, solar deck lights can function as safety lighting, illuminating areas of your deck like stairs that may require more attention to navigate. Unfortunately, solar deck lights have […]

Florida Insider Fishing Report’s New Trex TV Set

Florida Insider Fishing Report’s New Trex TV Set

Florida Insider Fishing Report & Decks & Docks Create a Fancy New TV Set Catch the new Trex dock on the Florida Insider Fishing Report!  The Chevy Florida Insider Fishing Report got a facelift this season, thanks to Trex and Decks & Docks Lumber Co. Together with Integrity Contractors of Palm Harbor, we built a […]

City of Palmetto is Sold on Vinyl Seawall

City of Palmetto is Sold on Vinyl Seawall

City of Palmetto is Sold on Vinyl Seawall The City of Palmetto, Florida found itself in a state of emergency in 2015 when the 90-year-old seawall protecting Riverside Park from the Manatee River was crumbling. Needing a fast resolution that worked with the long-term riverfront plan, the City of Palmetto reached out to local contractors and suppliers […]