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How Do I Preserve the Life of My Kayak Rack?

Log Storage Racks For Small BoatsKayaks and other watercraft need proper care to ensure they last through every adventure. And just like your kayaks and other outdoor gear, maintaining your log kayak rack is critical for its performance and longevity of life. Although our storage racks are built tough out of the highest quality materials, a little TLC now and again will preserve your kayak rack for years to come.

Kayak Rack Care and Maintenance

Your wooden kayak rack requires the same care and maintenance thatany other solid wood piece needs. Here are a few quick tips to help you make the most of your kayak rack’s lifespan.

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How to Use a Kayak Rack for Multipurpose Storage

Log Storage Racks For Small BoatsAs an avid outdoorsman, you might spend as much time outdoors as possible, taking in every sport and activity you can manage. You also might realize that in the off-season, when it’s time to store your gear, you have too many watercraft for your typical storage solution to handle.

The log kayak rack storage system offers much more than kayak storage. In fact, these storage systems are built to accommodate, the perfect multi-purpose solution for your home, cabin or mountain resort.

When kayak and boating season rolls around again, you don’t want to find your favorite kayak with a crack in the fiberglass.

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PVC or Wood Kayak Rack? Which Is Better?

Log Storage Racks For Small BoatsYou just bought a new kayak and are looking forward to many beautiful and exciting trips in the future. To keep your kayak in top-notch condition in the years to come, it is important to store it correctly. This means you must keep it dry when not in the water, protect it from UV rays, and discourage animals from setting up housekeeping.

Properly storing your kayak will protect your investment and keep you on the water for years to come. You will see many options for kayak storage, so you will need to make some decisions. One of the first choices is to select the type of material used to make the storage unit. The most popular units are made of either wood or PVC. What are the pros and cons of these materials for building kayak storage?

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Understanding the Many Design Options for Your Kayak Rack

Log Storage Racks For Small BoatsWhen you buy a new kayak, you will want to protect your investment with the right type of storage unit. Selecting the right design can be challenging, because of the many options available for kayak rack designs. Here are some of the design decisions you will need to make.

Kayak storage units come in a variety of materials that include, wood, metal, nylon and other industrial-strength fabrics, and PVC. Selecting the best material for your kayak rack depends on several factors, including whether you will be storing your kayak inside or outside, how many kayaks you will be storing, how much room you have for storage and, of course, your budget.

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How to Choose the Perfect Outdoor Kayak Storage Rack

Log Storage Racks For Small BoatsHave you decided to invest in an outdoor kayak storage rack? If so, there are many options availableto fit your every need. Should you purchase a ready-made kayak rack or a custom? How many kayak slots will you need for your collection? These questions and more should be considered prior to ordering your new kayak storage solution.

Your outdoor kayak storage rack should be built with you in mind. With all the options available, you will want to choose the right configuration, style and design.

Here are key questions to consider before making your purchase.

How many kayak slots will you need? Our outdoor kayak storage racks are made to fit two kayaks up to eight watercrafts of your choice.
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The Benefits of Owning Your Own Kayak Storage Rack

Log Storage Racks For Small BoatsAfter you experience the sunset in your kayak from the lake, you’ll want to store your vessel somewhere safe, preparing for your next adventure. The best way to store is using a kayak storage rack, the perfect addition to your backyard or shoreline.

There are many benefits to owning a kayak storage rack of your own. The best choice for high-quality design that you can be proud of, they will continue to protect your investment—instead of storing your kayak on the ground or in your crowded shed.

Let’s look at a few of the top benefits of using a custom-made storage system.
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Summer Kayak Maintenance 101

Log Storage Racks For Small BoatsIt’s summertime, the perfect time for a nice, relaxing paddle around your favorite spot. Kayaking is a great summer sport when the weather is warm and the water cool. But it’s important to know that well-used kayaks experience some wear and tear. Before you get out to enjoy the experiences that a kayak can deliver, a bit of seasonal maintenance is in order.

If you are just now preparing for the kayaking season, you can start by bringing that kayak out of storage. If you are still storing your kayak in a garage or enclosed area, there are a few areas you will want to inspect before getting out on the water.
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Organize Your Outdoor Space With Kayak Storage Systems

Log Storage Racks For Small BoatsIt’s that time of the year when your outdoor space becomes an extension of your home. From family gatherings to cookouts, your outdoor space should be the ultimate hangout spot. But, you may have noticed that your yard is cluttered from the off-season and could use some organization.

Your kayaks don’t have to spend their summer stacked up outside, taking up space. Instead, when you’re not adventuring on the water, there are kayak storage systems to keep them accessible and safe.
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Outdoor Kayak Storage System

Outdoor Kayak Storage System - Log Kayak RacksOne of the very best times of the year for watersports lovers is the spring! The temperatures are beginning to rise, the ground is finally thawing out, and in just a few short weeks you will be able to be outside enjoying what you love – being out on the water. There is no better companion than your kayak to enjoy all that spring has to offer in our area. When it comes time to store your kayak and other small boats, Log Kayak Rack offers a high quality, durable, beautiful, and affordable option for outdoor kayak storage to keep your boats safe and dry when they are not in the water. Log Kayak Rack uses 100% northern white cedar logs for each and every one of our handcrafted kayak racks and we can even customize a storage rack to meet your unique needs.
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Log Storage Racks For Small Boats

Log Storage Racks For Small BoatsFor those passionate about being able to spend your free time out on the water, boat storage is something that isn’t always on your mind. However, what you do with these items when they are not in use is critical. Many owners leave their smaller boats, kayaks, canoes, or stand up paddle boards on the shore by the water, or on the floor of their boathouse or shed. The issue is that storing these items in that manner makes them more susceptible to damage, and usually leads to a shorter lifespan. At Log Kayak Rack we offer unique, long lasting, and affordable small boat storage racks that will keep your boat off the ground and secure while it is not in use.
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