How to Build a Custom Dock When You Have Challenging Shoreline Conditions

While we wish all shorelines would be host to the perfect environment for your custom dock, the reality is many seafloors are rocky, muddy or marshy, or the shoreline experiences big waves or fluctuating water levels. These challenges can impede your dream design, but with some careful planning, the right tools and a little innovation, […]

Tips for Building a Sustainable Custom Dock

Building a sustainable dock design requires you to consider a few elements. One is the dock materials themselves. Another is how the dock’s construction and everyday use will be mindful of your waterfront environment. As you prioritize sustainability in your custom dock design, here are some areas to keep in mind. Materials Selection Building a […]

What To Do if You Have a Wobbly Dock?

If your dock suffers from wobbly dock syndrome, it should be fixed right away. A wobbly dock can be a safety hazard and compromise the structural integrity of the entire structure. Fortunately, it’s not hard to fix. Here’s where to start. How to Fix a Wobbly Dock Wobbly docks tend to rear their heads in […]

Important Design Considerations When Building a Custom Dock

Perhaps one of the biggest benefits of custom dock design is just that – it’s custom. The sky’s the limit when it comes to what you can create, although there are some important considerations to keep in mind during the design phase. Exploring all possibilities while remaining somewhat grounded in the reality of your shoreline […]

How Long Does a Wood Dock Last?

The lifespan of a wood dock can vary significantly based on several factors, including the type of wood used, the quality of construction, local climate, level of maintenance, and the frequency of use. Generally, a well-built and properly maintained wood dock can last anywhere from 20 to 40 years or more, but there are several […]