There are some benefits associated with having a dock on your residential property or for commercial purposes. Researching on the factors to be put into consideration before building a dock on your property is one very important aspect. This is due to the fact that there are different types of docks available which also have different features hence you may need to look for the one that suits your preference.
With regards to the fact that you own the dock, you will be able to save time when you wish to go for a ride which you would have otherwise spent on hooking up the boat trailer, transporting to the boat ramp and even launching the boat which always proves to be tiresome and as a result most boat owners would prefer just staying at home. Having your residential dock saves you all that trouble since all you have to do is fuel your boat then set off.
Secondly, owning a residential dock provides you with the benefit of convenience inaccessibility. This means that it makes it easy for you or your friends and family to easily access your dock by making parking on your property easy. A commercial dock also offers the same convenience the only difference being that income is earned through the use of the dock whereby the owner of the dock ensures that his her clients enjoy their excursion with ease since they will be able to have a parking space for their boats without having to wait in line hence saving on time.
Having a dock on your property also increases the value of your property. This is because it will be an added advantage as compared to a property that does not have one. If you decide to sell your residential dock, you will be able to earn more returns since property as an asset appreciates in value with time. The different types of docks such as permanent docks, pipe docks and floating docks have their benefits hence you should be cautious in choosing the one that suits your preference regarding the material used and the water levels.
Not having to worry about storage fees for the boat is one of the main benefits of having a residential dock. This is because; you are the owner of the dock hence it is only logical that you do not get to pay the storage fees. On the other hand, having a dock for commercial purposes will enable you to gain income in terms of the storage fees that you may receive from the clients using the dock. The other benefit you will be able to enjoy by having a residential dock is a security for your boats.