Tips on solar power and lighting for lakefronts

Boat Lift Solar Charging Kits

When planning a solar charging set up for your boat lift there are a few things that you should know.  These details may save you time and money, getting you the charging system you need and avoiding any potential damage to your battery or good time. In this article we will discuss the proper voltage and wattage for the solar panel you need, the different ways in which you can set up your battery array, and some conversions that can be [...]

By |2018-11-28T14:34:05+00:00March 6th, 2013|Boat Lift Motors, Boat Lifts, New Products, Solar|1 Comment

Replacing Your Shore Station Lift Cables

So you’ve noticed some fraying in your lift cables or even worse one has broken and you are now faced with an urgent need to replace or change out your lift cables; what are your options? Basically, there are two ways in which the task before you can be met.  The two approaches come down to time and money.  You can purchase a winch tube rebuild kit and replace the innards of the winch tube of your lift or you can [...]

By |2018-11-28T14:55:27+00:00February 8th, 2013|Boat Lift Motors, Boat Lifts, Installs & Removals, Lift Repair, Maintenance, New Products, News, Solar|Comments Off on Replacing Your Shore Station Lift Cables

Choosing A Free Standing Boat Lift

When it comes to choosing the right free standing boat lift for your boating needs you may find the decision a difficult one.  However, in reality there are only a few details that you will need to consider to guarantee that you get the right lift for the job.  Although few, these details are very important; these are: The Type of Craft The Dry Weight of the craft to be lifted The Length and Beam Width of the craft The Hull [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:01:26+00:00February 4th, 2013|Boat Lifts, Environment, Installs & Removals, Maintenance, New Products, Solar|Comments Off on Choosing A Free Standing Boat Lift

Lighting Your Dock and Waterfront

If you are in the process of choosing a lighting system for your dock, pier, or waterfront, knowing as much as possible about your options can make all the difference. In addition to all of the technical factors such as available power options, installation methods, and application design (where you will place the light), you will also want to consider the look or style of the system. Whether you are intending to deploy your lighting system for decorative or functional purposes, [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:03:35+00:00February 1st, 2013|Docks, New Products, News, Solar|Comments Off on Lighting Your Dock and Waterfront

The LakeLite™ Solar Sky Light

All of the solar light options on the market offer the benefits of advanced technology in their design and functionality, yet there are some designs that have features that set them apart.  The solar powered industry relies on batteries to store the energy generated through the photovoltaic process and the longevity and design of these batteries is as important as the solar panels.  In this article we will discuss a design that incorporates advanced electronics to regulate light output to maximize [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:15:58+00:00January 21st, 2013|New Products, News, Solar|Comments Off on The LakeLite™ Solar Sky Light

Post Cap Solar Light

Before choosing a dock lighting system you may want to think about the installation location and connection style first.  The market has quite a few varieties or styles of dock lights to offer, there are lights for round posts, lights for square posts and then there are lights that mount on flat surfaces.  This part of the decision is fairly easy, simply get out your tape measure and note the dimensions of your post.  The shape of the post will determine [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:53:56+00:00January 10th, 2013|Docks, New Products, News, Solar|Comments Off on Post Cap Solar Light