Spring Dock Installation Tips & Tricks

The days are getting longer, and the feeling of spring is in the air.  It’s the time to start planning to get your dock back in the water. We have all the tips and tricks you need to know to back to where you belong this summer.   Have a Visual Before you start putting […]

Spring Cleaning Your Dock

Once your pride and joy of your cottage is back in the water, it’s time to make sure it is in the best possible condition. One of the greatest benefits of owning an aluminum dock is how long it lasts without the need for repairs. A Dock To Last A Lifetime Aluminum is one of […]

The New CanadaDocks 2020 Anodized Series

The iconic triangle truss design that has set the standard for the dock industry has just got a major upgrade. Introducing The 2020 Anodized Series  Same Iconic Look, Sleeker Finish We are still using the same innovative truss design technique that uses a single piece aluminum that is stamped and formed. You can be sure […]

Transforming a Harbour in Marathon, Ontario

CanadaDocks revitalized a marina with a 2,000 sq. ft. dock kit.   Welcome to Marathon, Ontario, a quaint fishing town at the northeasternmost point on Lake Superior.  With a population of 3,000, Marathon is a close-knit community.  A large part of their town centres on their impressive harbour. CanadaDocks™ was contacted by the Marathon Marina […]

Dock Stories – The Heart of the Cottage with Ela & Cameron

For many families, a cottage is built on tradition.  A lifetime of memories passed on and experienced by a multitude of generations.  The Snodden family is no exception.  Cameron and Ela Snodden were delighted when they purchased their waterfront cottage.  For them, it was a continuation of the memories they had made as kids themselves […]

Fall Cottage Activities You’ve Been Waiting For All Summer

Fall is here in full force. The leaves are changing and everything is pumpkin spice flavoured.  The cooler temperatures are offering a welcome relief from the sweltering heat.  But alas, there is still plenty of time to enjoy full days on your dock this fall. Here is your list of the top 5 activities to […]

Top 10 Things to do this Labour Day Weekend

It’s that time of year again to enjoy one last long weekend celebration at the cottage before the seasons change. If you’re expecting a big group of family and friends or even just a small gathering, we’ve got you covered to enjoy every moment of this long weekend on your CanadaDock. 10) Watch an Outdoor Movie. Projectors […]

Are You Handling Your Canadian Flag Properly?

Many cottagers in Canada fly a Canadian flag at the end of their dock or along their shoreline. However, many Canadians are not aware that there are many rules and proper etiquette when it comes to handling and flying the flag. In preparation for Canada Day we have put together a list of tips for [...]

Can I Fly My Drone At The Cottage?

A drone can make a great Father's Day gift. However, there is much more than just opening up the box and flying. Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) better known as Drones have taken off in popularity over the past 10 years. For some cottagers, they are a nuisance and for others, they provide the [...]

5 Must Have New Dock Accessories for Spring 2019

Paddle Board Holder De-clutter your dock. Cottage toys are fun but require proper storage to prevent your dock from becoming an obstacle course. Our paddle board holder stores two paddle boards of any size. The rack system mounts easily to any dock system but works best with CanadaDocks sections. More Information Access Platform The perfect [...]

10 Tips For Closing The Cottage For Winter

Closing up the cottage can be a daunting task if you are unsure of what needs to be done. Ensuring that your cottage is properly prepared for winter can save you plenty of time and money in the Spring. We have put together a list of tips to help you close down your cottage. Download [...]

Preparing Your Dock For Winter

Floating Docks One of the most common questions we get from customers is "Can we leave our dock in over the winter?". The question is always followed up with "Is your dock floating or on legs?". If they answer "on legs" the answer is simple, "No, standing docks HAVE to be removed before ice forms [...]