Pier & Waterfront Solutions News Blog

COMPARE A JUMBO JET & OPEN DECKING

COMPARE A JUMBO JET TO OPEN DECKING You've flown. Whether it's 100 or 1,000 miles, it's the same principle.  While landing at 125 MPH, a plane uses its "flaps" to provide extra "lift" when the forward speed is insufficient to keep the aircraft in the air. Flaps are...

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Your crew is very professional

Jerry I just want to let you know that your crew has been here and replaced the cable, and it worked.... They were here and gone in an hour and really did a great job..... It is a finished job, and I really want you to know your crew is extremely professional ... It's...

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New HR/Finance Manager joins PWS

  Our new HR/Finance Manager   Lynn Bretl   Lynn has worked in the complex finance world for over 20 years with great success. Now, as the PWS Human Resource and Finance Manager, Lynn is responsible for accounts payables & receivables, taxes and HR...

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CIRCLE OF DEATH

CIRCLE OF DEATH If you have a boat under 26 feet, the attached information is for you! There have been many incidents resulting in mangled bodies and death.  Please read this immediately. Kill Switch Regulation Details announced by U.S. Coast Guard today, 10 March...

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BASKETBALL HOOP & SLIDE

BASKETBALL HOOP & WATER-SLIDE   A basketball hoop and a slide are some of the latest additions to the ShoreMaster line of accessories. Take the game off the court and put it in the cool water.  Everyone will enjoy a Basketball Hoop from ShoreMaster! Imagine...

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Your Assistance Needed

Today we have a request for YOUR assistance. As you may know, we have written several articles about the Glacier Flow Thru and Sun Walk decking used on the ShoreMaster docks and PWS's own 3-Season Pier, respectively. (We use two deck brands due to the different widths...

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How Long Will a Boat Lift Last?

How Long Will a Boat Lift Last? Your boat is a BIG investment. You want to protect it for years to come. It only makes sense that your boat lift system should last at least as long as your boat. If your boat lift is well-built and maintained, it can last 25 years or...

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REPLACEMENT CANOPY COVERS

Replacement Canopy Covers Your boat lift is in the water, and you are ready for a great summer of boating. Have you taken your first cruise this year? Yes! It was a great experience - wasn't it? That is until you noticed the hole(s) in your canopy cover. Did the last...

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Why use a lead acid battery?

Why Is A Lead Acid Battery used? For years, the battery of choice for boat motors has been the lead-acid type. New technology will someday lower lithium battery prices, and boaters will change over to the latest technologies. In the meantime, boat owners will continue...

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Boat Lift Accessories Make Life Simple

BoatLift Accessories Make Life Simple Summer fun starts and ends at your dock and boat lift. Here, all your summer waterfront activities begin. Make your dock and boat lift look great and perform effortlessly. There is no need to struggle to bring your boat back into...

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The Right Dock Dealer for your DOCK.

What dock dealer has your next dock? Selecting the right dock dealer is the most important part of finding the right dock for your property.  You need a dealer with experience and a great reputation.   How experienced is Pier & Waterfront Solutions? The...

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Weather Radar and Boaters

Weather Radar and Boaters  All Boaters need to understand weather radar.   In the old days, weather forecasters based their predictions on a combination of things: 1. A barometer; 2. Good eyesight (a weather eye); and 3. Aching bones.   While today's boater likely...

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How to Select the Correct Dock Lights

Selecting the Correct Dock Lights   Lights for your dock and boat lift are essential for the security of your family and guests. Proper dock lights can prevent a serious accident.   Lighting also serves as a guide when you return to your pier at night.   PWS will help...

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May – Water Safety Month

May - Water Safety Month   Water Safety Month is here. With the start of Summer right around the corner, it's time to start thinking about FUN IN THE SUN!  You've been waiting for it - Now ENJOY IT!! You want all your family and friends to be safe, and you would...

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“Small Barge” for Dock Installs

"Small Barge" In a March 30, 2021 article, PWS announced the latest addition to our dock & boat lift install equipment. Namely - our "small barge." We now have a much clearer picture to show you.   The "Small Barge" measures 12' x 40', so it's not so small after...

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How to get rid of Seagulls

Seagulls leaving a mess on your pier? Seagulls are looking for a place to rest at the same time as your dock is being installed. Once they get into the habit of eating or sleeping on your dock, getting rid of them is very difficult. Are seagulls leaving the...

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Best Hydraulic Boat Lift for Green Bay

What is the BEST hydraulic boat lift for Green Bay & Lake Michigan? Want the BEST hydraulic boat lift for Green Bay waters? Look no further than the latest addition to Pier & Waterfront Solutions premier lines. PWS now features Sunstream SunLift™...

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Best Dock Selection | Door County

The best dock selection in Door County Pier & Waterfront Solutions customers have access to the best dock selection, more dock styles and more materials than any other Door County dealer. Most dealers offer only aluminum docks or a few lightweight steel dock. Some...

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NEW Small Barge

Small barge for PWS A small Barge is the latest piece of equipment in the Pier & Waterfront Solutions list of tools. No, this is not the same piece of equipment announced last week.  What's 12' x 40'? Our new small barge! Powered by dual 225 HP engines, the small...

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New Barge for Sturgeon Bay Dealer

A NEW Barge Announcement at PWS Before we get into the new barge discussion, it seems like a long winter despite it being a mild winter. The virus only added to the winter confinement & misery. The early disappearance of the ice on Green Bay has lifted our...

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Is a Floating Dock in your future?

Is a Floating Dock in your future? Not all floating dock systems are created equal. Some are better than others.  For many waterfronts, a floating dock system is a perfect fit. ShoreMaster PolyDock systems float on the water and remain stable in waves up to two feet....

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Boat Lift Common Mistakes 

Boat Lift Common Mistakes    No one wants to see this.   Imagine losing your boat even before getting it out on the water. Embarrassing - to say the least.    To keep you and your boat safe, Pier & Waterfront Solutions has some tips to avoid boat...

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