Area of Expertise:

Dock Implementation and Winterization

About James:

James Hertler has served professional builders and homeowners on the Jersey Shore since 2006. With decades of industry experience, his team provides deep product knowledge and specialized service. Professional deck builders and marine contractors will find that they understand the business and work hard to make every job run smoothly. Homeowners working independently or with a contractor will find him a great resource from planning to delivery. All of their customers will find that James goes the extra mile to help turn a construction project into a beautiful outdoor living space.

Recent Posts by James Hertler

how to build an ice proof dock, Ice Proof Boat Docks: Dock Freeze Protection
Dock Projects

Ice Proof Boat Docks: Dock Freeze Protection

Tips for Preparing Your Boat Dock for Winter As the temperatures start to drop and the leaves begin to change color, you know it's time to start thinking about winterizing your boat dock. Taking a few simple steps now will...

boat slip vs dock, Boat Dock vs Boat Slip: What’s the Difference?
Dock Projects

Boat Dock vs Boat Slip: What’s the Difference?

Whether you're new to the waters or you're a boating veteran, there are many nautical terms that you will undoubtedly come across. And if this sounds like you, chances are, you'll have heard the phrases ‘boat slip' and ‘boat dock’...

ice melt for wooden decks, How to Make an Ice Melt For Your Wooden Deck
Decking Projects

How to Make an Ice Melt For Your Wooden Deck

Wooden decks have become a popular addition to homes—they’re great spaces for sitting out with family and friends throughout the warmer months. But in winter and fall, the wooden decking may become damaged by ice and moisture. With icy winter...

, Beginner’s Guide: How to Dock a Boat
Lifestyle

Beginner’s Guide: How to Dock a Boat

Here at Decks & Docks, we know how important it is to take care of not only your deck, but also your watercraft.  Not being able to dock correctly could potentially cause damage to your boat. In order to ensure...

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