Is It Time to Repair your Seawall

A seawall provides you with a barrier that separates your yard and home from whichever body of water in the Tampa area you live on. If you’re beginning to notice that your wall isn’t looking as new as it used to, it may be time to consider marine construction services to repair it. Even the smallest crack can cause enough damage beyond the cost of a repair.

What to Look For

Most seawalls are built while the home or neighborhood was under construction so chances are that it has been around for quite some time. The previous owner may not have had issues but now as it begins to get older you might be noticing some. Here are some of the obvious signs it may be time to call for repairs:

  • Cracks or sections have broken off
  • There are visible rust stains
  • You have begun to notice deterioration
  • Loss of soil/sinkhole behind the seawall

Keep in mind, marine construction services are the best way to determine whether it’s time for a repair or not. A professional can see damages inside of your wall that you may never think to look for or notice.

Avoid the Risks

The weather in Tampa is unpredictable and can put your property at risk for damage if your seawall is in need of repairing. Afternoon storms can produce high winds and heavy rain and then between June and September its hurricane season. If water is unable to be held back, it can cause flooding and possible devastation.

Have Your Seawall Inspected

If you cannot remember the last time you had a professional inspect your seawall for damages it’s time to find out more about the marine construction services at Priority Marine. A well-kept seawall can last 30 to 50 years, but without the proper upkeep, it will need to be repaired every 20 years.

Priority Marine had been preforming marine construction repairs in the Tampa area for over 30 years, and they have the necessary skills and knowledge you want in a quality company. Don’t wait until it’s too late call them at (727) 447-1373.


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