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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...

Spring Floating Dock Cleaning

As the trees begin to bloom and our grass begins to green again, people start thinking about summer and their floating dock. How do I “spring clean” my floating dock? Well my friend, if you have purchased your dock from The Floating Dock Shop, life is easy.  You see, you bought the most low-maintenance floating 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...

Kayaking through Louisiana

One of the great things about living in Louisiana is that we truly are a Sportsman’s Paradise. Whether you are a hunter, an avid fisherman, love to be on the water, or just a general outdoor enthusiast, there are limitless possibilities for you to enjoy in Louisiana. In recent years, there has been resurgence in 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...

Hurricanes and Floating Docks

A tale of tides, winds, and floating dock survival. Well folks, The Floating Dock Shop hails out of Baton Rouge, which for those of you visiting our website from somewhere else in the country, is about 80 miles Northwest of where Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Slidell, Gulfport, and Biloxi. We are also about 150 Continue Reading...
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