Most Important Tip for Protecting Your Waterfront Investment

Protecting or restoring your shoreland buffer is the most important tip for protecting your waterfront investment. If you have native vegetation along your shoreline, consider yourself and the local wildlife fortunate. A mature native buffer represents many years of nature at work and discourages undesirable, exotic plants and animals while attracting songbirds, butterflies, turtles and […]

Tips For Finding The Perfect Lake Home

For many people, buying a lake home is a lifelong dream come true. Like buying any property, purchasing a lake home is a major decision that should never be rushed. To ensure that you make the most out of your investment, consider the following before making your purchase: 1. It’s All About The Water!  When […]

How to Sell Your Lake Home in the Winter

The question we get asked most often in the autumn season is “Should we list our home now or wait until spring”? If you are in a cold climate, here are some points to think about in your marketplace:   Spring is when everyone lists their lakefront home. So that means supply is higher than demand. […]

Preparing Your Docks For Winter

by Charles Simola, TechniDock, Inc. Floating docks typically go in the water each spring, and come out of the water each autumn. When temperatures in an area drop below freezing, ice forms on lakes, rivers and other bodies of water. Ice can damage floating docks, so it makes sense to remove the docks before the brutally […]

Lakes and Water Quality – Constant Change

Why does the water quality of our lake seem to get worse throughout the summer? Lakes change a great deal over the course of a year. Changes are caused by seasonal weather patterns, watershed influences, and the life cycles of the lake’s biota. During the winter, ice and snow severely limit the amount of light […]

Simple Tips to Keep Your Lake Healthy

A Buffer of Native Plants Preserving a natural buffer of native plants is one of the best ways to protect a lake. Shoreline plants filter sediment and chemicals from runoff, provide food and shelter for fish and wildlife and can slow or prevent shoreline erosion. Shade from overhanging shrubs and trees can keep waters cool […]

Improve Your Shoreline with Floating Fountains

Floating fountains are not only beautiful but are also effective to keep the green away and provide aeration to your lake or pond water. There are many options and styles. Easy set up in only a few minutes – just add water. These water fountains are totally portable and can also be supplied with lights. Floating Fountains improve the […]