Installing Custom Decks

If you want to increase the value of your home, create the perfect space for entertaining, or simply enjoy the great outdoors from the comfort of your own backyard, Priority Marine’s custom decks in Tampa might be just the option for you. We have over 30 years of experience and are dedicated to providing you with the best customer service possible.

Materials for Installing a Custom Deck

At Priority Marine, we only use long-lasting, quality materials to ensure you get the best deck possible. With so many materials to choose from, it can be hard to know what products will be best for your home. Our experts will help you pick out the best materials so that you’ll have a sturdy, weather-proof deck. Some of the options to choose from are:

  1. Stainless Steel Screws: The Tampa Bay area is no stranger to heavy wind, rain and hurricanes that’s why it’s so important to have screws that can withstand the fury. These stainless steel screws are low maintenance and are resistant to corrosion.
  2. Trex: When it comes to building custom decks in Tampa, wood might seem like an obvious choice. However, due to the high humidity in the area, the wood is more likely to warp and rot. That’s why, at Priority Marine, we use Trex. This composite decking is made from recycled material that is weather resistant, unlike wood. Trex is also easy to maintain and requires nothing more than some soap, hot water, and a brush.
  3. Azek: Another potential material we offer customers is Azek. Resistant to scratches, stains, splits, mold, and mildew, Azek is even incapable of being damaged by insects. This material also comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

Why Choose Priority Marine?

If you’re looking for a beautiful custom deck, look no further than Priority Marine. We have a wide variety of materials can create the perfect backyard space for your home. Head over to our gallery page to see our past work. If you like what you see, or have any questions, give us a call at (727) 447-1373. We will then work to brighten your home with the latest custom decks in Tampa.

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How To Take Care of Your Bradenton Boat Dock

Adding a boat dock onto your Bradenton home is a big decision, and the best way to keep it looking great is to properly maintain it. Your backyard addition provides a place for swimmers to access the water, a safe area to keep your boat, and a great spot for outdoor activities. However, none of these things will happen if you don’t take care of your dock. No matter if you chose hardwood or a composite, it will require upkeep.

How to keep your Bradenton boat dock looking great:

  • Watch out for erosion: Shorelines are always changing, and after a big storm, you may need to bring in some extra soil to better secure the pilings.
  • Regularly inspect the structure: Replace wood slats that are splintered, rotted, or cracked. Check that none of the metal fasteners are damaged. Make sure the stairs and walkways are sound to prevent any injuries.
  • Keep the surface clean: Make sure to always use environmentally safe cleaners. If you have a wood dock, you can use a 3 to 1 mixture of olive oil and white vinegar to remove stains. A pressure washer, set to the proper setting, is also a viable cleaning solution.
  • Protect the sides: If you secure your boat to the dock, and you live on a high traffic waterway, your boat may be pushed into the side of the structure from other boat’s wakes. Installing permanent bumpers will keep the wood sides from being repeatedly hit, and also keep your boat from being damaged.

If you are interesting in adding a boat dock onto your Bradenton backyard, call Priority Marine today. Not only do they offer a large selection of pre-designed looks to choose from, but they can also work with you to create a custom design specifically for you. They can also add whatever accessories you may want, from lighting fixtures, to storage and seating options. Using only the best materials possible, such as durable hardwoods and stainless steel fasteners, you can be certain your dock will be low maintenance and built to last.

For more information about Priority Marine’s Bradenton boat docks, call them today at 727-447-1373!