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Can You Build Your Own Boat Dock - Best Tips for DIY Projects

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Can You Build Your Own Boat Dock - Best Tips for DIY Projects

  The way we look at it, plenty of people like doing their own projects. That’s why Tommy Docks offers DIY dock packages that let you build your own hardware. That said, it’s hard sometimes to predict whether or not you’re up for the task. The good news is that no matter your experience with dock hardware or DIY projects, Tommy Docks' designs are easily manageable if you have the right tools and time to make the blueprint come to life. Here are some tips on what you’ll need to know if you want to build your own dock.  First...

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Enhancing Your Property with Three Crucial Dock Enhancements

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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...

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The Best Dock Maintenance Strategies for New Waterfront Property Owners

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The Best Dock Maintenance Strategies for New Waterfront Property Owners

  At some point in the past year or so, you might have made a huge decision. For a long time, a waterfront property might have been on the wishlist, or even more likely, a dream you didn’t know could happen. Now, it’s all yours! When it comes to becoming a waterfront property owner, there are some things to consider in terms of maximizing the new space you own. One such area is making sure your connection to the water is secure, safe, and in the best condition possible. If you inherited a dock that could use a little love,...

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Water Activities to Help You Keep Your 2022 Health Goals

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Water Activities to Help You Keep Your 2022 Health Goals

  We talk about docks a lot here - and you can imagine why! One of the best parts of having a waterfront property is easy to access to a variety of activities to enjoy on the lake, pond, or ocean. There are so many ways to keep busy on the water, and some of those even just involve doing nothing at all but enjoying your surroundings. One of the best ways to stay active, however, is to find different activities to participate in that might keep you moving. Here are a few of the best water activities to help...

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Best Ways to Prepare for Sudden Weather Changes While Boating

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Best Ways to Prepare for Sudden Weather Changes While Boating

  Even when you know the forecast, the weather can change in an instant. There are so many variables to consider when it comes to boating safely for this very reason. Overall, the best way to avoid a weather incident for you, your boat, and your friends and family is to know how to respond when sudden weather strikes and throws your plans for a loop. Here are some of the best ways to prepare for sudden weather changes while boating.   Best Practices to Prepare for Sudden Weather Changes on the Water  Overall, the best way to make sure you...

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