Duncan Seawall Dock & Boat Lift

Category X? What Is the Difference Between Hurricane Categories?

Hurricane categories can seem extremely confusing, appear arbitrary, and offer little understanding of what your level of precaution should be to stay safe and protect your property. This confusion...

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...

What are My Boat Lift Options for Shallow Water

Every boat and boat dock is different. The depth of the water around your residential or commercial property can create a challenging opportunity for both a seawall and dock system for your...

Tips for Tying Your Boat to a Dock

Tying your boat to a dock can take some skill and experience for sure. If you've seen experienced boaters complete this task, it probably looks easy, but you can rest assured that everyone's had some...

How Often Should Commercial Seawalls be Replaced to Ensure Safety?

Your commercial seawall is the most efficient way to protect your investment. Initially, you may think that maintaining a seawall is a hassle. However, allowing your seawall to fail can cause...

5 Best Places to Go in Your Boat in the Bradenton Area

There are few activities more enjoyable than spending the day on the clear blue water with friends and family. Whether you own a boat or are renting one, there is a lot of beauty, along with numerous...

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...

Top 4 Boat Cleaning Supplies

Keeping your boat clean is a task that needs to be done several times a year. Even if your boat is kept under wraps, you will most likely still have problems with stains and odors. Everyone has their...

What are the Best Materials to Use When Building a Seawall?

Building a seawall is a great way to protect and enhance your waterfront property. Seawalls prevent erosion, control waves, and have the added bonus of increasing property value. There are several...

3 Factors That Affect the Boat Lift you Need in Florida

There are many types of boat lifts available that allow your vessel to be stored out of the water when it's not in use. Boats in dry storage are easy to clean and repair. The vessel can be covered...

How to Prepare Your Home Before a Hurricane

Living on the Florida coastline means being prepared for tropical storms and hurricanes. Although there are hurricane watches and warnings to signal danger, the best time to prepare is in good...

Find the Perfect Decking in Every Price Range

Building or upgrading your deck (or dock) has many advantages, including increasing the value of your home and providing an enjoyable atmosphere for your recreational water activities. With a...

Frequently Asked Questions About Wood Retaining Seawalls

Since 1979, Duncan Seawall, Dock & Boat Lift has been serving the seawall and retaining needs of Southwest Florida. Our portfolio of completed projects is extensive, and includes everything from...

What is the Best Deck Brand for my Needs?

Building a dock or deck is a great way to increase the outdoor entertainment options at your home. But once the decision has been made, you still have to consider the types of decking available and...

The Average Residential Hurricane Impact Cost and How You Can Avoid it

Hurricanes can have costly repairs to affected areas and the home and business owners that live and work there. At over $2,000 a year, the average annual cost of insurance in Florida is one of the...

The Benefits of Having a Private Dock for Your Boat on Your Property

There are many benefits to having a private boat dock on your property. We recommend that you spend some time considering the different advantages and options before you build. Be sure to discuss...

The Best Cleaning Processes for Different Boat Dock Types

Owning a dock means taking on the responsibility of keeping your deck in a safe condition. Since the most common problems are dirt buildup or the surface becoming slippery, occasional cleaning is...

Why You Should Work with a TrexPro Platinum Dealer

Whether you want a scenic, picturesque location to host parties and events, a place to read the perfect book, or an outdoor hideaway to take a siesta by the sea, a high quality deck is your ticket to...

7 Tips When Boating in Venice, FL

Boating is a favorite pastime in Southwest Florida. There are many different boating activities available, including such favorites as: Fishing Water Skiing Swimming Spotting Dolphins and Manatees...

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Predictions

Waterfront properties in Florida provide outstanding views, home values, and the easy boating and fishing opportunities. However, with all of these amazing advantages, there comes the necessary task...