Maintenance

Dock Maintenance & Repair Tips

Spring is a great time to give some much-needed TLC to your dock or pier
By John Tiger
Published: May 6, 2014
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If your place is on a lake, pond or river, your springtime maintenance rituals probably include taking stock of your dock and boat lift. The April 2013 issue of Cabin Life addressed lifts, so we’ll now take a look at docks.

Dock edges, railings and pilings are the first line of defense against boaters, sun, wind and waves. Over time, even treated wood will become degraded and begin to rot.
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