Seawalls protect coastal areas, particularly those near human habitations, from heavy seas. They can be immensely effective. Below the Seawall Doctors explain different types of Seawalls. Curved Seawalls Curved seawalls mirror the shape of a wave as it moves towards land. The sweeping design dissipates the impact of the wave by deflecting it upwards, away...Read More
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...Read More
When it comes to seawalls, there is a lot more to learn than meets the eye. A seawall is like a living, breathing thing: especially in the way that they are designed to function. But like all living breathing things, they have a finite lifespan. For many of them, it’s a mere 20 – 30...Read More
Waterfront property owners enjoy gorgeous views and easy access to water sports such as boating, fishing, and swimming. Erosion is a very real concern for many who choose to have their homes near the water. Fortunately, residential property owners have the option of having seawalls installed for the purpose of protecting their landscaping from the...Read More
Shorelines & seawalls can be a great addition along waterways, making coastal areas not only safer, but also more enjoyable. Here are four great benefits of shorelines & seawalls: Defense- A seawall provides defense against high waves, storms surges, and flooding. Seawalls are vertical or nearly vertical structures that reduce the energy of waves and reflect it...Read More
Building and Maintaining a Seawall on the Lake Seawalls protect land from erosion by a body of water. If you have seen a seawall on the beach, just know that seawalls on the lake serve the same purpose. Just on a much, much smaller scale! A seawall is usually made of wood, stone, steel or concrete....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.