It's beginning to look a lot like fall here in the Midwest! The temperature is starting to cool down and the leaves are changing color. Before too long there isn't going to be too many water activities going on. Follow this list for some fall friendly activities! Bonfire Cozy, fun, and a great past-time! Bonfires are a great way to warm up during the cooler fall nights. Cozy up under a blanket with your loved ones and look up at the stars. Be sure to roast some marshmallows t
Seawalls are a very important and expensive part of any waterfront property. Whether you’re assessing your current seawall or looking to purchase a new property - here’s a few ways to prevent a failing seawall. Common Causes of Seawall Failure: Poor maintenance Lack of inspection to detect early problems Building foundations placed too close to the seawall Outdoor elements like wind, water, etc Driving heavy vehicles and/or equipment too close to the seawall Change in water d
Land erosion and Mother Nature are ever-growing concerns for homeowners near bodies of water. Seawalls protect your property from erosion. When they are built right they are extremely effective and long-lasting. Concrete Seawalls: The Pros Concrete seawalls are strong and can last up to 30 years. The key to getting a concrete seawall to last is to protect the reinforcing steel from the harsh environment. The Cons Even the best concrete seawalls will need ongoing maintenance t
Our customers asked and we listened. We are jumping into the seawall business! We will be doing seawall construction and repairs on a first-come, first-serve basis during our slow season (Sept. until the ground freezes).
We know all too well that seawalls can be a pain point for many lakefront owners and we want to help. If you would like a free quote - contact us.
*We will only be working with vinyl seawalls
We know it's hard to say it, but summer is coming to an end and the colder weather is going to be here before we know it. For those of you who own a lake house that you only visit during the summer months, here are a few important things to keep in mind before you close the doors for the Winter season. Turn Off the Water This is one of the most important ones - turn off your main water supply. You do not want to deal with frozen and exploded pipes when it gets to be several d
As the temperature begins to cool down and summer comes to an end, it is time to start thinking about getting your boat winterized to keep it in good shape. If you do not winterize your boat you may give yourself future unnecessary headaches once the winter months are over. You do not want to have to deal with repairs come spring time when you are itching to use your boat. During the winter, many boats sit for an extended period of time. If it is not properly winterized, mois
When you spend a lot of time on the water, you often hear the terms "boat dock", "boat slip", or depending on what lake you live on you often hear "marina" too. Many lake homes that have a boat dock will usually have one or more boat slips. The differences between the two isn’t huge. While they both give you a place to store your boat, they have their own differences. Basic Differences A boat dock is an actual structure of wood or metal where you park your boat. Parking your