A Guide to Selecting the Best Dock Accessories

A Guide to Selecting the Best Dock Accessories

Docks are more than just a place to park your boat. Today, more than ever, people are spending lots of time at home and looking for ways to enhance their everyday experiences. Adding in the best dock accessories is a great way to transform your dock into an inviting and exciting living space. Dock accessories—which […]

Treated Lumber Classifications: Everything You Need to Know

Treated Lumber Classifications: Everything You Need to Know

For a first-time deck builder, knowing what type of pressure-treated (PT) lumber to use can be confusing. The labels at the end of each piece of PT lumber aren’t usually very helpful, either—seemingly random numbers, letters, and phrases like “ground-contact” may not be very clear at first glance.  To make things easier, we’re doing to […]

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 […]