Your Guide to LED Underwater Lighting

Your Guide to LED Underwater Lighting

If you live on the water, you may have noticed the increasing popularity of underwater lights. That green or white glow you see underneath docks and boats isn’t just for looks—it’s also an excellent way to attract fish!  Compared with other types of marine lighting, such as halogen or incandescent lights, LEDs outshine them all. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: What You Need to Know

Treated Lumber Classifications: What 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 and 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 […]