Boat Docks &
Boat Houses

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At Harber Contracting, we pride ourselves on being top residential dock builders, dedicated to designing and constructing high-quality docks that enhance the beauty and functionality of your waterfront property. For those fortunate enough to live near water, a residential boat dock unlocks a world of possibilities. Imagine stepping out your back door and onto your vessel, ready for a day of fishing, cruising, or simply enjoying the serenity of the water. But for boat owners, sometimes a dock alone isn’t enough; they need a haven for their beloved vessels. That’s where boathouses come in, offering storage, protection, and even additional living space. But before casting off, there’s the crucial step of choosing the materials, designs, and construction processes for your needs and waterfront property.

Material Matters: Choosing Your Dock’s Foundation

The type of material you select hinges on various factors, including budget, water conditions, desired aesthetics, and environmental considerations. Here are the most common options:

For Commercial & Residential Boat Docks

The first decision you’ll face is the material your dock will be made from. Each option boasts unique advantages and drawbacks:

For Boat Houses:

Designing Your Boat Dock or Boat House: Factors to Consider

Beyond material, several crucial factors influence the dock or boat house’s design and construction:

A boat dock 5′ or higher requires engineering?

Building Your Haven on the Water

Remember, marine construction is often a complex undertaking. You should consult with a licensed contractor or engineer familiar with local regulations and experienced in dock design. They can help you navigate the permitting process, ensure structural integrity, and design a dock that seamlessly blends with your waterfront property and lifestyle.

Harber Contracting is your premier residential & commercial docks builder dedicated to creating high-quality, custom-built docks for all your waterfront needs. We specialize in projects ranging from small private docks to large commercial endeavors, ensuring superior craftsmanship and attention to detail. One call or email to Harber Contracting is all you need. Cliff will meet you on your site for a free consultation and site review. Because he has a Building Contractor license, he can handle every aspect of your project.

Harber Contracting is your premier choice for commercial and residential dock builders. Our professionals are dedicated to providing reliable services for all your dock construction needs. We design and build custom docks that enhance property appearance and provide durable, functional solutions for waterfront projects. With careful planning, material selection, and professional guidance, your residential boat dock can become a cherished extension of your home, opening doors to countless adventures and memories on the water. So, set sail and enjoy the journey!

What’s Next?

Whether you’re just gathering ideas, or are ready to break ground, we’d love to hear about it.

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