Duncan Seawall Dock & Boat Lift

Is it Time to Get a New Dock?

Docks provide enjoyable access to fishing, swimming, or boating and add value to your property. Over time, however, exposure to water and sunlight can cause problems that could compromise its safety...

What are my Construction Options When Building a Dock in Sarasota, Florida?

A coastal dock in southwestern Florida is only as good as the materials, the design, and the dream that comprise its planning, construction, and implementation. With such a plethora of materials and...

Is it More Cost Effective to Repair or Replace Your Current Seawall?

Most waterfront owners realize that their seawall is a valuable investment that protects their home and property from the waters eroding effects. The costs of building a new seawall varies, and...

How a New Seawall Can Increase the Value of Your Home

When you own waterfront property in Florida, it's vital to protect it from erosion caused by wave action, tidal fluctuation, surges, rising sea levels and drainage. The best way to protect your...

Boat Lift Maintenance Sarasota

Whether you own a Golden Boat Lift from Duncan Seawall, or one from our competitors, new or old, here are a few helpful tips to ensure your boat lift is working properly and to prolong its life:

Golden Boat Lifts: “Sea-Drive” vs. Flat Plate Drive

When owning a boat, you want to have the most reliable boat lift.  However, your boat lift is only as good as the drives that operate it. The most common boat lift drives for years have been “Flat...

Golden Boat Lifts: How do "Sea-Drive" and Flat Plate Drive Differ

Owning a boat allows you to fully enjoy the benefits of living on waterfront property, but you need a reliable boat lift to ensure the safety of your marine craft. With Golden Boat Lifts, you have...

When is an Elevator Boat Lift the Best Option

An elevator boat lift can be a valuable addition to your waterfront property. But first you need to decide whether installing a boat lift is actually necessary. Here are some reasons why you might...

Hurricane Season Update: Predictions for the Rest of 2016

Most of us remember 2004 and 2005 as two years of hurricanes that caused billions of dollars in damages to Florida properties. At the beginning of the 2016 summer, the forecast for 2016 tropical...

The Area's Largest Dock Builders: Duncan Seawall in Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota is filled with beautiful waterfront homes and homeowners who love their boats. Located just a few nautical miles south along Florida's central west coast, you'll find Sarasota with placid...

All Things Docks for Your Sarasota Project: Construction, Lifts, Lights, and More

Duncan Seawall, Dock and Boat Lift understands that there's so much more to a great dock than just pilings and decking. Along with helping you design your ideal dock and installing it, we install...

Boating Tips: Best Ways to Secure Your Boat to Your Dock

Securing your boat to the dock usually follows a predictable routine, but sometimes conditions such as waves, wind, currents, tide and wake can make it challenging. Knowing how to secure your boat to...

Best Materials and Brands for Your Florida Dock Project

When building your Florida dock project, the following materials below work best due to their ability to withstand moisture and the Florida hot sun. These materials are wood or composite decking....

Boat Lift, Dock, Seawall and Marine Construction Showroom in Sarasota

When you're undertaking a major marine construction project, one of the biggest points in the project is the design itself. You may have an idea in mind that you need help getting down on paper, or...

Build the Custom Dock of your Dreams on the West Coast of Florida: Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte County

When you live by the water on the West Coast of Florida, having your dream dock provides easy access to the view and recreation of the water. Whether you simply want a dock to sit by the water, swim...

5 tips on How to Maintain Your Dock in the South Florida Summer Heat

A boat dock requires regular maintenance to stay in the best shape and avoid damage over time. The South Florida heat can take a toll on any boat dock, wood docks especially, but you can protect it...

Dock Lighting Projects in Tampa, Sarasota and Venice

Whether you're applying dock lighting to your property for safety purposes or you're looking for a way to enhance your home's existing beauty, there are many options available for you. Depending on...

8 Places You Should Take Your Grandkids with Your Boat in Sarasota This Summer

Living on the water in beautiful Sarasota, Florida gives you the opportunity to travel to various interesting boating destinations in Sarasota with your grandchildren.

Tropical Storm and Hurricane Predictions and Forecasts for 2016

Living on a waterfront property means that you're very aware of the effect of rough seas and turbulent weather on your shoreline, dock or seawall. Knowing the tropical storm and hurricane predictions...

5 Tips to Enjoy Your Boat With Your Grandkids This Summer

Summer is a special time for grandparents and their grandchildren. Summer vacation offers a great time for traveling and new opportunities. If boating is one of those opportunities you want to share...