Four Ways to Improve your Dock for the Summer
Four Ways to Improve your Dock for the Summer


There are many ways that waterfront property owners can begin to prepare for summer. Apart from the fun stuff like inviting visitors over for a long weekend or buying new things like boats and watercraft vehicles, you’ll also want to explore the options on the table for improving your dock for the upcoming season. 

If you’re itching to get to work on some improvements to your property, then here are four things to consider that can bolster your dock in a big way. 

Upgrade your Kayak and Canoe Storage

Are you someone who enjoys hitting the water in a paddleboat of some sort? Then you’re probably always itching to make upgrades to things like the boat itself or oars. Don’t overlook the idea of a kayak rack for your dock. 

Adding one of these can help store your equipment safely while also ensuring that your dock looks well equipped for all of your on-the-water activities. Explore some options here. 

Light your Dock for Evening Entertaining

There’s something about a great night by the water, but sometimes you’re not in the mood for a fire. If you’re looking to spend more time outside after dark this summer, consider adding some LED solar lights to your dock and surrounding waterfront area. These lights don’t just look good - they keep you safe when visibility decreases after the sunset. 

There are a lot of perks to these lights, including easy installation and no need to charge them. Let the sun do that for you! Take a look at these great additions to your dock.

Upgrade Your Worse for Wear Ladder

There are a few things we use often on a dock that we often let slip by our sight in terms of upkeep and quality. A ladder is a great example. You’re not using the ladder to do much more than enter the water, so why stress about upgrading it? Unfortunately, waiting too long can be a safety hazard for you and your family.

Pick up a ladder this summer that will withstand years of use and keep you from hurting yourself on your old one. With new designs perfect for adults and children alike, everyone will have no problem getting into the water and outside for summer fun with this purchase. 

Protect Your Dock with New Bumpers

Lastly, you’re going to want to avoid making major purchases due to things like negligence of your dock and accessories. A great way to ensure both your watercraft and your dock stay safe through summer use is upgrading and updating your bumpers.

Adding dock bumpers might not be some huge, fun purchase you can make like picking up new canoes, but it is necessary to keep your equipment safe. Plus, color options at Tommy Docks allow you to get creative with your purchase. 

Explore more ways to expand how you enjoy the water with Tommy Docks. 

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