Category Archives: General Dock News

Our Docks Make Front Page News

Ok, so the Marksville Weekly News isn’t exactly the New York Times, but we are just tickled that our floating docks made this town happy enough to highlight us on their front page of the paper. Read all about it!...

What do I do with my shoreline?

Of course our floating docks need some shore to enter from, so we often get the question regarding what homeowners should do about their shoreline. Our preference is to leave it natural.  But sometimes due to erosion, you just can’t do that. What are your options with improving your shoreline to save that coveted waterfront Continue Reading...

Crow’s Nest In Style!

Long gone are the days where you perch upon the uncomfortable crow’s nest looking out for those that approach! A new floating dock install in Shreveport shows you how you can perch high upon your outdoor recreation waterfront castle and see the approaching fleet! This floating dock features entry onto the dock at the second Continue Reading...

The Great Dock Migration

“By George, what is that going down my river? That guy is simply off his rocker, what is he driving? Is it a house? Is it a dock? Is it a boat?” “Why, I’m glad you asked.  It is merely the Great Dock Migration.” “The what?” Ok, we are just being silly here, but this Continue Reading...

What happened to the store?

As you may notice, we have a new look! What you don’t “see” is that we also have an upgraded security system to keep your information safe. In order to protect you better, we moved our store to its own secure location.  To get there, click the “online store” button above (or the link we Continue Reading...

Let’s skip the ugly duckling part, shall we?

We affectionately refer to this little gem as the “Swan Dock.” Located in a lovely little pond in northern Louisiana, the Boyle family decided to purchase a pedal boat that looked like a swan for their grandchildren (and grandma!) to putt around the pond grandpa built! This floating dock features powder-coated roof posts to help Continue Reading...

Boat Dock Accessories

By Thomas Holley Boat dock accessories can help customize your boat dock to be not only more functional, but also more enjoyable for yourself and others you may take on boating adventures. There are a variety of different boat dock accessories available for you to purchase to outfit your boat dock and turn it in Continue Reading...

Floating Dock Materials

Dock Materials In the manufacture of floating docks, several dock materials can be used. Dock Floatation Our Wahoo line of floating docks utilizes PERMAFLOAT® Dock Flotation Drums. The Permafloat Float Drum is a one-piece rotationally molded float drum that eliminates seams that could result in separation and leakage. The .150″ thick shell is made of Continue Reading...

What is a Floating Dock?

How does a floating dock work? A floating dock is a platform or ramp supported by pontoons or poly encapsulated foam. These are usually joined to the shore with a ramp, also called a gangway, that rests upon the dock on rollers, to adjust for the vertical movement of the dock. The dock is usually held Continue Reading...
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