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 […]

Considering a Backyard Fire Pit? Here’s What You Should Know

No longer will a wood deck with a grill do for many lakefront homeowners wanting to enjoy their backyards. These days, accessorizing means amenities like ponds, flower beds, vegetable gardens, outdoor kitchens and, increasingly, fire pits that crackle and glow. Of course, a fire pit can be had without spending top dollar…By The Allstate Blog Team. […]

Choosing the Right Dock for your Lakefront Home

What type of boat dock is best for your lakefront lifestyle? It’s best to think about how you and your family will be using it most of the time…fishing, swimming, sun-bathing, boating, entertaining, dining…or maybe all of the above? Photo courtesy of Wahoo Docks – www.wahoodocks.com. You need to keep in mind what boats and other […]