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The Best Dock Accessories to Add Now

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The Best Dock Accessories to Add Now

Your dock is an incredible asset. It allows you to easily access the water, provides a place where you can sit and relax, and more. However, you might find that there are things that your dock just doesn’t really excel at, and the right dock accessories can make a very big difference.  You’ll find a wide range of options out there, from comfort-related options to novelty items, but which are the best dock accessories? While there’s nothing set in stone, we’ve pulled together a list of the best dock accessories to add right now.   Dock Storage  There are so...

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Lake Life During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Era

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Lake Life During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Era

The sun, the water, the relaxation – there’s absolutely nothing like lake life during the warmer months of the year. However, this year’s fun might be in question. With the ongoing problems from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), is it even possible to enjoy life on the beach and water or should you just pack it in and forget about it until next year?  Actually, there’s no need to sacrifice lake-related activities. You just need to know a few things about staying safe and proactively protecting yourself and others. Check Your Local Regulations  First, make sure you check with your county and...

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Seasonal Care Tips for Floating Docks

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Seasonal Care Tips for Floating Docks

Your floating dock is the gateway to incredible times. It might let you jump into your kayak and head out into the sunset. It could be where you tether your family canoe or even a larger watercraft. It allows you to get into and out of watercraft without getting your feet wet and without having to struggle with pushing off from the shore.  Floating docks are versatile, durable, and beautiful, but they do need the right care throughout the year to hold up to the rigors of exposure and lakeside life. What steps should you take to keep your floating...

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How to Configure Your Ideal Dock Layout

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How to Configure Your Ideal Dock Layout

There’s nothing quite like spending a day on the water and then returning to your very own dock, tying up the boat, and heading up to the house to wind down. Of course, for most people, doing that requires having a dock, unless you’ve got something small like a kayak or skiff and are happy to just beach it (not recommended). Floating docks are perhaps the most versatile option out there, offering ease of installation, the ability to remove the dock during the winter, affordability, less hardware necessary for construction, and other advantages.  However, you do have quite a few...

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