The Boca Bash is set to take place in the spring each year on Lake Boca (“Boca Lake” to some) in Boca Raton, Florida. This informal gathering of boats has been growing in size every year and it seems each year the party gets a little bit crazier. Boca Bash is best known for large...Read More
Most seawalls were constructed over 50 years ago with heavy concrete slabs supported by rebar and anchors. These walls were designed to have a 30-year life expectancy, and most are now in need of repair- that’s where the Seawall Doctor’s can help. It’s easy to see the tell-tale signs of seawall deterioration. Just behind...Read More
Years ago seawalls were created with material including concrete slabs and rebar and were not designed to last for long periods of time. These shoreline shields usually would break down after 20 or 30 years. Therefore, Seawalls all over the world are in need of repair today. Thankfully, we now have more experience constructing seawalls and...Read More
A seawall is the very image of stability and endurance—a solidly built embankment consisting of some combination of steel, stones, concrete, and aluminum, standing steadfast against crashing waves that would threaten the earth behind it. Yet for all their sturdiness, seawalls, like any other structure, can take a beating for only so long before requiring...Read More
Have you noticed erosion occurring behind your sea wall? As you probably know, ground soil is washing out through cracks or underneath your sea wall. Many times, this causes large cavities underground. This is a serious problem if left unattended. Loose soil can be hazardous to someone walking on your property, it can cause foundations...Read More
Soil had been washing out below a condominium’s 100-foot sea wall as the tide flowed in and out. The sea wall also had a number of cracks where soil was washing out. The ground behind the wall was soft and many areas had low depressions signifying severe erosion occurring below the surface as salt water...Read More
Time and time again we have seen sea wall repairs made in which a company attempts to seal panels and pilings with concrete slurry, sometimes called Gunite. Using slurries for this purpose only compounds the problem. Slurries are not made to seal, they are made to block. Water will find it’s way out through existing...Read More
SEAWALL DOCTORS, a full-service construction company, has been located in South Florida for several years specializing in sea wall repair, soil stabilization, infrastructure restoration, remodeling and construction.