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Extending Your Docks Life in Four Easy Ways

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Extending Your Docks Life in Four Easy Ways

  Let’s say you’re less than 10 years into the life of your current dock. When it comes to keeping things in tip-top shape, there’s a lot you can control. If you’re looking to keep your wood in good condition or upkeep your aluminum dock, here are four things you can do. Inspect Your Dock At Least Three Times a Year Inspecting your dock doesn’t mean simply looking at it and saying “all good.” Instead, take three times each year to make sure you really investigate if you’re starting to see any sort of damage or decay that’s beyond normal...

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Properly Cleaning Your Boat Dock - Are You Doing it Right

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Properly Cleaning Your Boat Dock - Are You Doing it Right

  Even if you’ve owned a waterfront property for a long time now, there are likely still things you’re learning each year. A great thing to cover now before we hit the heart of Spring and Summer is the way that you clean your boat dock.  Properly cleaning your boat dock isn’t just about keeping things looking good. You also want to ensure that you’re keeping your guests safe and making consistent efforts to protect your property and the money you put into it. So, if you’re doubting how you clean your dock, here’s how to get it done right....

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Boat Dock

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Boat Dock

  Meteorological Spring is here and that means it’s time to start thinking about getting back on the water. It might not quite be time to launch your boat from the shore, but it is a good time to get thinking about some spring cleaning.  Just like inside the home, your dock and waterfront might not get the attention they need during the winter. That said, it’s not impossible to start prepping for spring and summer now by taking time to do some cleaning for the upcoming season.  Here are some spring cleaning tips for your boat dock you can...

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How to Safely Store a Kayak

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How to Safely Store a Kayak

  As you begin to outfit your dock with more and more accessories, you’ll likely start exploring new ways to have fun on the water. One of the most popular activities in recent years has been a booming area for outdoor adventure: kayaking! If you buy a kayak as opposed to renting one, then you’ll definitely need to store it safely. When it comes to kayak storage, you have some different options as to what makes the most sense in terms of kayak security and convenience. Depending on your waterfront property, you have a few different ways to approach this...

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Five Water Sports to Try in 2022

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Five Water Sports to Try in 2022

  While winter is still winding down, it’s time to start thinking of warmer days! When you’re eyeing the lake season, you might be thinking of getting back to your favorite activities. Of course, it’s also fun to expect to try some new ones as well. When it comes to water sports, you can be any age and try a number of activities that help you enjoy the open water and sunshine. Here are five water sports to try in 2022 if you haven’t given them a go before! Kayaking Kayaking really took off in 2020 during the heart of...

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