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CABLE MAINTENANCE FOR YOUR LIFT- part 2

Cable Maintenance In last weeks article, (https://wisconsinpws.com/boat-lift-cable/) we discussed why your boat lift cable would not last forever.  This week we get into more detail and explain what you can do. We discuss the most critical causes of cable problems and...

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BOAT LIFT CABLE

NOTHING LASTS FOREVER - EVEN A LIFT CABLE That's true!  Your cables will eventually need replacement.  When?  That depends on you. If you've been around boat lifts for any length of time you have seen problems with boat lifts.  Typical problems include corrosion,...

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Jim B.

Thank you for all the work it took to install our boat slip.  We really appreciate your help! Jim B.

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WHY DOES MY DOCK SWAY?

WHY DOES MY DOCK SWAY?   Dock sway is a result of deeper water and the need to raise your dock higher out of the water. In 2016 we did an article about dock sway as a result of the high water that year. 2017 was worse, and 2018 continues this trend. The water...

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BOAT LIFT SELECTION – UPDATED

BOAT LIFT SELECTION – UPDATED

BOAT LIFT SELECTION Purchasing a boat lift (new or used) can be very confusing.  There is a lot to consider before making your selection. This article will assist you in making the right decision. Let's start with, where will you be using the boat lift? Why is...

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JET SKIS & THE LAW

JET SKIS & THE LAW

BOAT LIFT SELECTION Purchasing a boat lift (new or used) can be very confusing.  There is a lot to consider before making your selection. This article will assist you in making the right decision. Let's start with, where will you be using the boat lift? Why is...

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PWC (Jet Ski) Users Guide

PWC (Jet Ski) Users Guide

JET SKIS and THE LAW State & Federal law has a lot to say about how you operate your Jet Ski. Many people don't realize there are legal ways and some NOT so legal ways to operate a PWC or jet ski. Beyond the usual title and registration that everyone expects,...

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HOW TO STEER A BOAT

HOW TO STEER A BOAT

A First-Time PWC (Jet Ski) Users Guide Summer means not only enjoying the peace and quiet of the lakes and bays of Wisconsin but the wild rides on a PWC too!  With your adrenaline going crazy, it's no wonder it's become such a popular summertime activity! A jet ski...

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JULY 4 th CELEBRATIONS

JULY 4 th CELEBRATIONS

HOW TO SAFELY STEER A BOAT The boating season is underway. You are either a Newbie or a returning “veteran” to boating. Maybe you need a few reminders about how to steer a boat into a lift. Newbies - we recommend that you wait for a calm day with very little wind to...

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Kayaks & Canoes

Kayaks & Canoes

  JULY 4 th  IS ALMOST HERE July 4 th is something we all look forward to each year. There are fireworks, family reunions, and making new friends. This year we especially look forward to the four day weekend it brings with it. If Mother Nature cooperates with us, it...

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WALKING PLATFORM

WALKING PLATFORM

Kayaks & Canoes   Kayaks & canoes are a healthy way to see more of the Door County Penninsula. Both outdoor activities provide a quiet way to relax and enjoy your surroundings. Take it from one who has tried kayaking - it is a peaceful way to spend your...

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PADDLEBOARD

PADDLEBOARD

WALKING PLATFORM FOR JET SKI LIFTS A walking platform for your ShoreMaster vertical jet ski lift is an essential add-on from Pier & Waterfront Solutions.  These stainless steel walking platforms are made exclusively for the SM 1064 and SM 1264 jet ski lifts (PWC...

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Jerry Z. Door County

PADDLEBOARD A paddleboard is becoming a favorite activity in Door County. As a great stress reliever, It also helps develop upper body strength, balance, and agility. It is a complete body workout.  What people really enjoy is the peace and tranquility of the Door...

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DOCK INSTALLATION UPDATE -2019

  JULY 4 th  IS ALMOST HERE July 4 th is something we all look forward to each year. There are fireworks, family reunions, and making new friends. This year we especially look forward to the four day weekend it brings with it. If Mother Nature cooperates with us, it...

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HOW TO REPLACE A BOAT LIFT COVER

HOW TO REPLACE A BOAT LIFT COVER

2019 DOCK INSTALLATION UPDATE We promised an update on the dock installation season in an earlier post, and here it is. We won't gloss it over, we have been unable to get all the docks in before Memorial Day. Our crews have been working every possible day overtime....

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IS THE WATER LEVEL HIGHER THIS YEAR?

IS YOUR CANOPY COVER SHOWING SIGNS OF WEAR? Boat Lift covers are available from Pier & Waterfront Solutions (PWS) for ALL popular boat lift brand.  A ShoreMaster cover allows PWS to satisfy your demands for faster availability and lighter weights. Plus, they don't...

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BASKETBALL HOOP & SLIDE

BASKETBALL HOOP & SLIDE

IS THE WATER LEVEL GOING TO BE HIGHER THIS YEAR? The water level WILL be higher -  by a long shot! We have many terrific customers. One customer has been following the Bay of Green Bay water conditions for years using government supplied data to ensure accuracy. We...

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Erin M. The Stairs are Great!

BOAT LIFT SELECTION Purchasing a boat lift (new or used) can be very confusing.  There is a lot to consider before making your selection. This article will assist you in making the right decision. Let's start with, where will you be using the boat lift? Why is...

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Storm Damage May 2019

Storm Damage May 2019

JET SKIS and THE LAW State & Federal law has a lot to say about how you operate your Jet Ski. Many people don't realize there are legal ways and some NOT so legal ways to operate a PWC or jet ski. Beyond the usual title and registration that everyone expects,...

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BOAT LIFT INSURANCE

WHY DOES MY DOCK SWAY?   Dock sway is a result of deeper water and the need to raise your dock higher out of the water. In 2016 we did an article about dock sway as a result of the high water that year. 2017 was worse, and 2018 continues this trend. The water...

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SPIDERS, BEES AND YOUR CANOPY

NOTHING LASTS FOREVER - EVEN A LIFT CABLE That's true!  Your cables will eventually need replacement.  When?  That depends on you. If you've been around boat lifts for any length of time you have seen problems with boat lifts.  Typical problems include corrosion,...

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2019 INSTALL SEASON IS UNDERWAY

2019 INSTALL SEASON IS UNDERWAY

WALKING PLATFORM FOR JET SKI LIFTS A walking platform for your ShoreMaster vertical jet ski lift is an essential add-on from Pier & Waterfront Solutions.  These stainless steel walking platforms are made exclusively for the SM 1064 and SM 1264 jet ski lifts (PWC...

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BOAT LIFT SELECTION – UPDATED

Accessories for Boat Lifts

JET SKIS and THE LAW State & Federal law has a lot to say about how you operate your Jet Ski. Many people don't realize there are legal ways and some NOT so legal ways to operate a PWC or jet ski. Beyond the usual title and registration that everyone expects,...

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Sea Gull Deterrents Updated

Sea Gull Deterrents Updated

STORM DAMAGE Storm damage on May 1 has caused dock owners to ask - Will my dock and lift be installed by Memorial Day?  The second question is - Why do you set the dock so high?  The answer to the first question is - It's still too early to tell. In an average season,...

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Boat Checklist for Spring

Boat Checklist for Spring

Sea Gull Deterrents Updated Some of your neighbors tend to be real pests. It seems that they never go away for any length of time. At least not as long as you would like them to. That's not a nice thing to say. However, in this case, it's true. Spend any time near the...

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