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One of the hardest decisions to make when building a new boat dock is what you are going to make it out of. Wood is the most ideal option, but it also comes with some maintenance requirements. As with any wooden item you want to keep in good shape, it is important to stain and...
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The life of a captain is anything but luxurious, but certainly, a boat lift makes it easier. In order to keep the boat lift in ideal operating conditions, regular maintenance is required. If a boat lift if properly maintained, it can last up to 25 years! If regular maintenance is overlooked, the boat lift will...
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After purchasing a boat, one will quickly see the value of having a boat lift on their property in order to raise the boat from the water. This is ideal when it comes to repairs or storing the boat for the colder months or when it simply is not in use. Painting the bottom of...
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For homeowners on the waterfront, seawalls need to be taken care of to maintain optimum strength and stability. Rainstorms and passing boats can make the seawalls erode quicker. Seawalls are meant to be a barrier between a source of water and the property and should be kept up in order to prevent them from failing....
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How to Repair a Concrete Seawall Seawalls are geniuses when they are constructed adequately. They assist in minimizing the erosion of soil into the water and provide a great service in protecting your home and property. As seawalls age, start to show signs of stress and erosion. When there are changes in pressure, the seawall...
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Hydraulic Dredging by Five Dredge and Marine Five Dredge and Marine does many different types of dredging projects, hydraulic dredging is the most used. Our hydraulic dredges have a cutting head to dislodge sediment which is then immediately suctioned through the pump ladder. This diluted sediment is then pumped through a flexible, floating pipe to a...
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Bye-Bye, Wood. Hello, Vinyl!   Understandably, the homeowners were not interested in another wood seawall that would quickly rot and fail again. Instead, the owners decided to go with a vinyl seawall as an affordable, long-term solution. Vinyl Sheet Seawall are UV resistant, unaffected by marine boring animals, and comes with a 50-year manufacturer’s warranty....
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MAXIMIZING THE LIFE OF YOUR SEAWALL There are a number of things that a property owner may do to prolong the useful life of a seawall, and thereby postpone the expense of major repairs or replacement. Please consider the following recommendations: 1. Install a French Drain. This will help even out the pressure differential between...
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Vinyl or sheet piling?     Vinyl sheet piling is quickly becoming the most popular product to use for construction of bulkheads and seawalls. Materials like wood and concrete have been widely used in the past, but the use of these traditional materials is becoming virtually obsolete. With the advent of vinyl sheet piling, homeowners...
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How to Survive a Sinking Ship Be prepared Anyone who’s had experience as a scout will know these 2 words: “be prepared”. The meaning behind this famous saying is closely tied to another famous saying “knowing is half the battle”. Those two bits of advice could very well save your life on a sinking ship....
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Five Dredge & Marine is a full service state certified general contractor that specializes in Project Management of Dredging, Marine Construction and Waterfront General Contracting. Five originated from the roman numeral V which represents the insignia of the old MK-V diving helmet worn by navy divers.

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