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FAQ

What is a floating dock?

A floating dock adjusts to fluctuating water conditions – the unique design of the float chambers trap air on the surface of the water for additional buoyancy. As the water levels change the dock raises and lowers.

How difficult is it to put the Connect-A-Dock together?

Can I reconfigure or move the Connect-A-Dock?

Yes, the Connect-A-Dock can be reconfigured, added to, and moved to another location.  The unique connection system is very flexible, and you can reconfigure the same components into many different shapes. (i.e. T, F, L, swim platform, etc.)  Different configurations may require additional float sections and/or connectors.  These can be added at any time.

Can you attach the Connect-A-Dock and/or Float Connectors to existing docks?

Yes, the Connect-A-Dock can be attached to existing docks.  Depending on your current dock there are multiple methods of attaching.  Please call or e-mail for suggestions.

Does the Connect-A-Dock need to be taken in and out of the water with seasonal changes?

Freezing temperatures will not harm the Connect-A-Dock; however, with shifting ice we do recommend the removal for the winter months.

Is the Connect-A-Dock stable?

Yes, when deciding on the width of your dock system, keep wave considerations in mind.  The wider the configuration and with proper anchoring, stability increases.

Does the dock come in any other color?

The Connect-A-Dock comes in the color of Grey Oak.  This color reflects sunlight and maintains a safe temperature when coming in contact with bare skin.  This polyethylene dock has a UV protection and the color is permanent.

Can the Connect-A-Dock be painted?

We do not recommend painting the Connect-A-Dock.  One advantage of this product is that it never needs painting.

How much maintenance is required to keep the Connect-A-Dock clean?

Cleaning docks can be done with a garden hose and whisk broom. If necessary a mild detergent or biodegradable, non-abrasive cleaner can also be used.  Get these products at your local automotive, Home & Garden, or discount store.

Can the Connect-A-Dock be placed in saltwater?

Yes, the Connect-A-Dock is resistant to oil, gas, and saltwater.  In saltwater applications we recommend using stainless steel components or non-corrosive materials when anchoring the dock.

Does water stand on the dock?  Is it slippery?

The top surface is slightly domed to prevent water from standing on it.  It has a molded in slip resistant wood grain texture to prevent slipping.

If a float section gets a hole will it sink?

t may take on some water; however, it will not sink due to the unique design.  If a section would get punctured you should repair or replace the float section.

Will animals chew on the Connect-A-Dock?

We have never known of animals chewing through these docks.

How long is the guarantee on the product?

What is the Connect-A-Dock warranty?

How many people does it take to put a Connect-A-Dock together?

The lightweight, 86 pound float sections can easily be installed by one person, but two people recomended. Of course, additional help makes lining your dock up with shore and anchoring easier.

How difficult is it to put the Connect-A-Dock together?

How long does it take to install a Connect-A-Dock?

This will vary depending upon the size of the dock you are installing. It takes approximately 5 minutes per float section plus the anchoring method you choose.

How long and how wide can you build the Connect-A-Dock system?

The Connect-A-Dock can be assembled as long and as wide as you wish. The 60'' x 45'' x 10'' 152.4 cm x 114.3 cm x 25.4 cm modular sections allow you to configure to most any size or design.

What is the minimum width for installing on the Connect-A-Dock?

We recommend a minimum of 45" ( 114.3 cm) wide for installing.

Can I reconfigure or move the Connect-A-Dock?

Yes, the Connect-A-Dock can be reconfigured, added to and moved to another location. The unique connection system is very versatile, and you can reconfigure the same components into many different shapes. (i.e.: T, F, L, swim platform, etc.) Different configurations may require additional float sections and/or connectors. These can be added at any time.

Can you attach the Connect-A-Dock and/or Float Connectors to existing docks?

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Does the Connect-A-Dock need to be taken in and out of the water with seasonal changes?

Freezing temperatures will not harm the Connect-A-Dock; however, with shifting ice we do recommend removal for the winter months.

How much weight can each FS1060 float section support?

Each Connect-A-Dock float section can support up to 690 lbs. (313 Kg)

Is the Connect-A-Dock stable?

Yes, when deciding on the width of your dock system, keep wave conditions in mind. We suggest a broad configuration and proper anchoring to increase stability.

How high out of the water does the Connect-A-Dock ride?

The walking surface is typically 8" (20.32 cm) above the water. This will vary depending upon the amount of weight placed on your dock.

Does the dock come in any other color?

The Connect-A-Dock comes in the color of Gray Oak. This color reflects sunlight and maintains a safe temperature when coming in contact with bare skin. This polyethylene dock has a UV protectant and the color is permanent.

Can the Connect-A-Dock be painted?

We do not recommend painting the Connect-A-Dock. One advantage of this product is that it never needs painting.

How much maintenance is required to keep the Connect-A-Dock clean?

Cleaning docks can be donw with a garden hose and whisk broom. If necessary a mild detergent or biodegradable, non-abrasive cleaner can also be used.  Get these products at your local automotive, Home & Garden, or discount store.

Can the Connect-A-Dock be placed in saltwater?

Yes, the Connect-A-Dock is resistant to oil, gas and salt water. In saltwater applications we recommend using stainless steel components or non-corrosive materials when anchoring the dock.

Does water stand on the dock? Is it slippery?

The top surface is slightly domed to prevent water from standing on it. It has a molded in slip resistant wood grain texture to prevent slipping.

Are guard rails available for the Connect-A-Dock?

If a float section gets a hole will it sink?

It may take on some water; however, it will not sink due to the unique design. If a section would get punctured you should repair or replace the float section.

Will animals chew on the Connect-A-Dock?

We have never known of animals chewing through these docks.

How is the Connect-A-Dock shipped?

The Connect-A-Dock is shipped in the most economical manner by truck load.

How many people does it take to put a Connect-A-Dock 2000 Series together?

Each float section weighs 200 or 300 pounds and can be easily installed with a minimum of two people.

How long and how wide can you build the Connect-A-Dock 2000 Series?

The Connect-A-Dock can be assembled as long and as wide as you wish.  The 48" x 96" (121.92 cm x 243.84 cm) modular sections allow you to configure to most any size or design imaginable.

How difficult is it to put the Connect-A-Dock together?

How much weight can each float section support?

Each Connect-A-Dock 2000 Series float section can support up to 2500 lbs. (1133.98 Kg)

How high out of the water does the Connect-A-Dock 2000 Series ride?

The walking surface is typically 17" (43.18 cm) above the water.  This will vary depending upon the amount of weight placed on your dock.

Are guard rails available for the Connect-A-Dock 2000 Series?

How is the Connect-A-Dock 2000 Series shipped?

The Connect-A-Dock is shipped via motor freight.

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