Take the stress and worry away and have the Coast Seawall Dock & Boatlifts build your new dock system.
We have many years of expertise in designing and building docks to fit any project’s needs. From the framing to the decking and the many important accents and accessories in between, Coast Seawall Dock & Boatlifts is prepared to create your dream dock.
We use top quality materials that are selected to survive the elements, whether saltwater or fresh water, as long as possible.
Decking can also be custom-made, from a modern through-flow look to the classic HDPE plastic, wood-grained or hardwood decking. Irrespective of your chosen material, all our docks are designed to be structurally strong and durable. They are built to last even through the harshest weather conditions.
Additionally, we have our own in-house paralegal providing permitting services at the state, federal, and local levels. Our staff will assist you in making sure your dock is beautiful, useful, and legally built.
Dock Build & Repair FAQs
Now that you have a general idea of how we can help build your dream dock, let’s break down a few frequently asked questions from our customers regarding dock builds & repairs.
If you have other inquiries, do not hesitate to message us.
Installation depends on the type of floating dock you select. Many Coast Seawall Dock & Boatlifts floating docks are easy to install with our help. Our installation experts are always happy to handle it for you. That process often takes at least a day.
Other floating docks need extensive installation, particularly if you’re responsible for connecting the floatation devices yourself. However, to install a floating dock, you need to:
- Pick and prepare the dock location according to local laws, regulations, and codes.
- Install the couplers through the in-water coupler installation tool.
- Anchor the dock to keep it in place during turbulent weather or water conditions.
- Attach the dock to a gangway, if applicable.
- Add your preferred accessories, like handrails, ladders, seats, boxes, bumpers, and edging to your floating dock.
- Enjoy your new dock.
Many of our customers wonder what the size regulations are on a dock. The size comes down to the length and width of the dock as well as the overall squat footage of the terminal platform.
The size of your dock is often dependent on where you are looking to build. There are usually regulations from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Army Corps of Engineers, or your local municipality that determine just how much you’re allowed to build over the water.
We have a dedicated permitting specialist on staff that can let you know the parameters you’re allotted based on your location.
Failing docks can be extremely dangerous and lead to an injury. Your dock may be in need of a repair, but how do you know when it is time?
Here are a few signs that you should repair your dock:
- Your deck boards are missing, broken, or loose
- The wood of your pilings, stringers, or deck boards are rotting and/or splintering
- The metal bolts and screws are rusted
- Your dock flexes when you walk on it
Coast Seawall Dock & Boatlifts has you covered for your dock repair and we’ll get it done fast!
The overall cost of a dock depends on the size of the dock, type of material needed, how long it takes to complete the dock, and any accessories you wish to add.
Most property owners find their dock a valuable investment that pays for itself, particularly when listing their home for sale.