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If your dock is looking a little tired, or no longer meets your needs, it can be tempting to rip it out and start again. However, unless it is in a very poor state of repair, this may not be necessary. Making just a few upgrades can make all the difference to the look, safety,...
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Waterfront properties are not complete until they have appropriate docks installed. However, there are several factors property owners should consider before building a dock themselves or having one built by a dock expert. How Will the Dock Be Used? A dock’s size is dictated by its intended use. If large boats are used, the dock will...
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Building a seawall is a great way to protect and enhance your waterfront property. Seawalls prevent erosion, control waves, and have the added bonus of increasing property value. There are several seawall materials available, each one suitable for different conditions and applications. Consultation is Important No single material is perfect for every seawall. Before you begin...
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When purchasing a waterfront property with a seawall, you should hire a professional seawall inspector to evaluate the present condition. The seawall is an expensive and necessary part of your property and provides an important protective barrier that is most often ignored. If you own a property with a seawall, when was the last time...
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When building your Florida dock project, the following materials below work best due to their ability to withstand moisture and the Florida hot sun. These materials are wood or composite decking. Each of these options has benefits worth considering. Pressure Treated Wood Pressure treated lumber is a great choice for docks because it’s durable and...
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Soils can become unstable due to Gravitational effects on loose granular type soils causing movement and creating voids in between particles. Clay type soils can expand and shrink due to climatic changes causing the soil to swell and shrink causing movement. Buried Organic matter in the underlying soil will decay over time leaving voids that...
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Cracks Are THE Eternal Problem Of Concrete… To begin with thin surface cracks, also called plastic shrinkage cracks, it is important to know these really can not be repaired and the only reason to do anything is aesthetics as they don’t affect the concrete’s performance. To alleviate appearance of the plastic shrinkage cracks, a thin...
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The Seawall Doctor’s suggest doing these two things before severe weather this Memorial Day Weekend. Check Your Seawall Take a look at your seawall during low tide. If you notice any cracking, shifting or leaning of the seawall, bowing, or erosion of the ground around the seawall, it is best to get it inspected by a...
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Water Depth Changes and Severe Weather Can Be Harmful to the Strength and Stability of a Seawall In this post, we will discuss conditions, natural to the environment, that can cause or contribute to seawall failure. These are: Significant Changes in Water Depth Along a Seawall Severe Weather Conditions, such as Tropical Storms or Hurricanes...
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Slab jacking, also known as “mud jacking” and “pressure grouting,” is a technique used to raise and level large concrete slabs. It requires drilling a hole through the concrete and injecting grout material into the spaces below the slab, which subsequently, raises it via hydraulic pressure. The Seawall Doctors, explain some of the benefits of...
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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.