Duncan Seawall Dock & Boat Lift

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...

What are the Different Types of Decking Material Used for a Dock?

If you live on the water in Florida, chances are you have a boat to enjoy the warm, tropical climate and the scenic coastline. A boat dock is an important feature for your waterfront lifestyle, so...

What is the Purpose of a Vinyl Seawall?

With its low cost, high sustainability, and ease of installation, vinyl has become a preferred material for seawalls. Vinyl seawalls can be inexpensive compared to concrete and other materials,...

Hurricane Preparedness for Your Waterfront Property

As hurricane season is quickly approaching us, it’s that time of the year again to make sure that you, and your waterfront property, are prepared. At Duncan Seawall, Dock, and Boat Lift, we hope that...

Duncan Named #1 Golden Boat Lift Dealer & Installer in the World

For the 12th straight year in a row, Duncan Seawall was awarded Golden Boat Lifts #1 dealer, not just in the state of Florida, but in the entire world. Duncan Seawall has sold and installed more...

Why You Should Work with Duncan Seawall to Repair or Replace Your Seawall

Due to harsh weather conditions and other outdoor elements, waterfront structures and seawalls in Southwest Florida are more likely to lose their structural capabilities and aesthetic values faster....

How to Know if it’s Time to Replace Your Steel Seawall

The tide, salt corrosion, and overwatered lawns can all cause serious damage to a seawall. Unfortunately, many people often ignore or overlook their seawalls. This can be disastrous as failure can...

5 Commercial Marine Construction FAQs

If you’re involved in a marine construction project for your waterfront property, here are some construction FAQs (frequently asked questions) you or your supervisors may have:

The Perks of Composite Decking

In the past, wood used to be the preferred decking material for many docks. These days wood is increasingly being replaced by composite materials, especially in outdoor environments. Enhancing your...

3 Great Reasons to Buy a Boat if You Live in Sarasota

With such a great climate and proximity to the beautiful beaches and calm waters, it is easy to understand why many people are buying homes and settling in Sarasota. Living in Sarasota means...

How to Prevent Your Boat From Rusting

Moisture is the leading cause of rust, and since boats spend most of their time in water, they are vulnerable to rusting and corrosion. Water alone is bad enough, however, when you include saltwater...

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...