Enhancing Your Property with Three Crucial Dock Enhancements
Enhancing Your Property with Three Crucial Dock Enhancements


There are a lot of ways we can look at building a great waterfront property. You can simply buy the latest and greatest accessories and hardware, but that’s only going to get you so far. In fact, you need something on top of great dock enhancements to make your property really shine. For the best way to enhance your property, you’ll want to do everything you can to maximize space, install add-ons to build on what you can offer yourself and guests, and most importantly, look to make the most of the dock itself. Here are three crucial dock enhancements to consider.


If you’re someone looking to store your watercraft in style, then be sure to consider adding a ramp to your dock construction. These DIY ramp kits are a simple, cost-effective way to dock your boat or Jet Ski. Plus, the ramp will allow you to host it on your property for style but also keep the vehicle safe. The basic kit is designed to accommodate watercraft of many different brands, models, and sizes. Plus, it’s an excellent, easy to build, easy to use alternative to expensive aluminum boat lifts. 

Aluminum Framing

If you’re looking to maximize your dock’s utility, then moving to aluminum framing is going to be key. Luckily, there are a lot of options for what to do now and in the future when you move to this material. Tommy Docks has great do-it-yourself durable modular designs that give you the flexibility to make the most of your property. The DIY hardware allows you to add the decking of your choice, holding decking boards up to 1" thick. Let’s say you want to start simple and add on. Well, that’s possible when you look at DIY framing models like this. 

Colorful Caps and Bumpers

Okay, these might not be the most fun things to purchase but they are necessary. Let’s say you have quite a bit of PVC pipe on your dock hardware. Rubber safety caps are a simple purchase but think about the look of your waterfront as a whole. Let’s think about colors, people! Color coordinating your safety caps and dock bumpers show a purposefulness to your property that onlookers will love. Do you get excited to buy things like this? Maybe not, but they’re inexpensive and easy to add to your dock while also adding a bit of decor to your ensemble. 

What Makes a Great Dock?

If you’re someone who wants to have the best property on the waterfront, thinking about these things matters! Plus, when it comes to updating frames, dock accessories, and more, you can invest not only in how things look but their safety and structure as well. Tommy Docks gives you the capabilities to transform your property as you see fit in the best way possible. 

Take time to explore the full catalog of our inventory and see what works best for you. Contact us if you have any questions and let us know how we can help you transform your dock for the better!

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