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How to Prepare Your Boat Dock for the Winter

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How to Prepare Your Boat Dock for the Winter

One of the most important tasks to take care of in the autumn is preparing your boat dock for the winter ahead. Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed a great summer of fishing and boat rides with family and friends and have tons of memories saved. Now that cold weather is coming, it’s essential to make sure your dock is ready for the impending temperature drop. Below, we’ll look at how to handle the ice and snow that many locations deal with in the winter. We’ll also consider whether or not to store the dock over the winter, what to do with accessories...

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7 Autumn Dock Care Tips

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7 Autumn Dock Care Tips

After a summer spent in and on the water, autumn is the perfect season to take care of any lingering maintenance issues that need to be taken care of before the dropping temperatures make it more challenging. It’s easy to forget about maintenance when you’re having fun on a boat, but it’s something you have to make time to ensure the dock stays in perfect working order.  When you have the right tools and knowledge, caring for your dock in autumn isn’t as challenging as you might expect. When the dock is in great shape, it can also prevent more...

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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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