Duncan Seawall Dock & Boat Lift

5 Reasons Why Underwater Fishing Lights Help You Catch More Fish

An increased number of fishermen are looking for underwater fishing lights that will allow them to increase safety on the water and increase the number of fish they catch. Some fishermen, however,...

How Underwater Lighting Can Make Fishing off Your Dock More Fun

Fishing off your dock is a fun activity that you and your family can enjoy together. Adding underwater lighting, however, takes the experience to a whole new level of enjoyment.

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

When to Install a Floating Dock at Your Florida, Waterfront Home

The ocean views are magnificent from a waterfront home, but many Floridians look forward to spending time in the water, by the water, or on the water.  A boat is a natural accruement for any marina,...

Top 4 Upgrades to Make to Your Dock

If your dock is looking a little tired, or no longer meets your needs, it can be tempting to rip it out and start again. However, unless it is in a very poor state of repair, this may not be...

Which Docklines Should You Get for Your Boat?

Here’s what sailors say: If it’s on the ground, it’s a rope. If it’s on a boat, it’s a “line.” When you’re docking your boat, line handling is critical; securing your boat at the dock takes skill,...

5 Most Common Repairs and Services for Docks

When you invest in a dock for your waterfront property, you want to ensure that you take the necessary steps to maintain it. And while the weather conditions can take their toll on your deck's...

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....

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...

Five Common Frequently Asked Questions About Your New Marine Dock

As a waterfront property owner, you want to benefit as much as possible from having such an opportune and desirable location. A new marine dock can provide you with a unique and private spot to store...

How to Choose the Best Materials for Your Dock Project in Venice, FL

Excited about your upcoming dock project? Well, before you break ground, one of the most important factors in such big projects is ensuring that you utilize the best marine construction materials for...