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 […]

Everything You Need To Know About Dock Maintenance

It can be easy to overlook dock maintenance. After all, we tend to be more focused on what’s happening around the dock – the boats coming in and out, the people walking up and down. But for the sake of your wallet and your safety, dock maintenance is something you simply can’t ignore. Whether you […]

Dock Piling Advancements You Need to Know About

Docks have been a mainstay of coastal communities for millennia. In fact, the oldest dock we know of was constructed sometime in 2500 BCE in Egypt. At the time, such a dock would have been built with only function in mind. Namely, the launching of fishing or trading vessels. Exploratory vessels may also have launched […]

Top 7 Signs You Need a New Dock

Are you ashamed of your dock every time you pull your boat up next to it? This is one of the easiest ways to tell that it’s time for you to renovate your old dock or, better yet, invest in a new dock altogether. Your dock should be a huge source of pride for you, […]

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 […]