When you’re looking for the right decking for your boat dock, then the pursuit is really quite the same. The important thing to keep in mind is that there is no “one-kind-fits-all” solution for dock decking and planking. The solution depends on what your needs are for your project… For example what if you need […]
Designing a Lakeside Fire Pit
Picture this: The sun has just set on another perfect summer day of cruising around the lake. You gather with all of your neighbors, friends, and family to sit around the campfire. You are content and surrounded by golden toasted s’mores, campfire stories, and tons of laughter. If this sounds like pure joy, you’re in […]
What Makes a Good Ice Fishing Shelter?
When ice fishing, it is important to dress warm in layers to protect yourself from the harsh weather. But it is oftentimes not enough… That is why it is extremely important to bring along a portable ice shelter to keep the blistering cold off your back. A good ice shelter will protect you from the […]
What are the Advantages of a Floating Dock?
If you own a boat, then you’re probably rather familiar with what constitutes a dock. Indeed, unless you lower your vessel into the water with a trailer each and every time you use it, you can’t exactly board your boat without one. Unless you keep your boat in a spot where the water level never rises or falls, chances are good that the […]
How Much Does A Boat Dock Cost?
If you live on a lake, river, or other body of water, you may want to consider building your own dock. A dock gives you better access to the water, makes launching a boat easier, and in many cases can seem like a deck on the water. Docks come in many shapes, sizes, materials, and configurations. […]
Best Material for Your Lakeside Dock or Deck
Which dock & deck material can withstand the test of time the best? By Randy Vance Boatingmag.com. Anything fresh (a boat, a shirt, a birthday cake) brings immediate gratification. The real test? How excited are you about that new product when it’s old? We inspected some aged docks and decks to see how the materials […]