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Buy Instead of DIY: The Benefits of Purchasing a Kayak Rack

When you’re not using your kayak, canoe or other watercraft, are you storing them properly? To keep your equipment safe and ready for use for years to come, you’ll need a safe storage place. For high-quality storage, a log kayak rack is a great option. But you don’t have to build your own. In fact, for proper protection, you really shouldn’t.

The Importance of Storing Your Kayaks and Equipment

Your kayak and other watercraft must be stored properly to prevent damage and excessive wear. Excessive sunlight during the summer can cause damage to the hull, no matter the material. Moisture from rain, condensation andsnow can cause degradation of hull material as well.

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How to Order a Custom Kayak Rack Online

Your outdoor sports equipment such as your kayaks deserve proper storage. During the off-season, your kayaks, boats, longboards and more have the potential to suffer wear and tear if stored on the ground or in a tight space. A custom kayak storage rack is made to fit your unique needs out of premium materials and built tough to withstand years of use.

It’s All in the Details: Creating Your Kayak Rack Specs

Before you order your custom kayak rack, you should understand the specifications you need your kayak rack built to satisfy. Our custom racks are built in many different sizes. First, decide what you’ll need to store. Do you own mostly kayaks? Or, do you own a mix of watersport equipment? From here, you can choose between:

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The Best Kayak Storage Rack for Winter

Winter is on the way and that means it’s time to think about storage for your summer gear. Boots, bikes, hiking bags, and other summer gear can be easily stored in closets, garages and sheds, but your kayaks require special storage to keep them in good condition through the winter months.

Our log kayak rack storage systems can help you get the most out of any storage space and preserve the longevity of your kayaks, so you can enjoy them year after year.

How to Store Your Kayaks for Winter

How to Weatherproof Your Kayak Storage Rack

Wall MountExposure to different types of weather can damage your kayaks and other watercraft. If you are using a log kayak rack to store them, you are already preventing significant damage to your boats. But what about protecting the rack itself?

Our log kayak racks are constructed from Northern White Cedar, which is resistant to damage caused by weather, wear, and insects. However, even such a durable wood can benefit from some routine care and maintenance.

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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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