There’s a lot more than concrete that goes into seawalls. We’ve built an educational library to support our clients and community as they navigate the seawall process. We are constantly building and updating our library, so feel free to suggest something you’d like to learn more about. If there is a question you have that is not answered here, reach out to us and a Seawall Associate will gladly answer your question.

To complement our Educational Library, we also have Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and a Dictionary of Terms designed to provide you with a foundation of seawall terminology.


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New Library Entries

  • The Right Way to Bid
    As part of our research, we spoke with many homeowners who recently built a new seawall on their property. A common theme was that the prices they received were all …
  • The Importance of Pile Driving
    Seawalls construction involves the construction of “deep foundations,” as it is called in the industry. For most South Florida properties, they are the only deep foundation structure that exists on …
  • Regulatory Permitting
    Being located on the water, seawall construction is subject to a host of environmental regulations enforced by the Federal, State, and local governments. Before construction can start on your project, …
  • Materials and Manufacturers Matter
    Like any other finished product, the quality of the materials and manufacturers make all the difference. Seawalls today are generally constructed of concrete, vinyl, or steel. Each of these materials …
  • Achieving an efficient, cost-effective design
    Seawalls come in all different shapes and sizes. When repairing or reconstructing a wall, many builders use cookie-cutter designs to speed up the permitting process and streamline construction. This is …
  • What are seawalls, really?
    Like any other man-made structures, seawalls are subject to deterioration over time. Unlike most other structures, however, seawalls are continuously exposed to the harsh environmental conditions brought on by the …