Shoreline Construction and Marine Services in Washington
Pacific Northwest Bulkhead, a division of Brumfield Construction, specializes in the design and build of solutions for shoreline protection. Waterfront property is subject to powerful forces of moving water that can lead to damaging erosion. Our expert background in shoreline construction and restoration gives us an advantage in designing and building solutions to protect your investment. We work with our customers to provide results that are functional, protective and can enhance your land.
In operation since 1983, Pacific Northwest Bulkhead brings the experience and expertise you seek for your property.
- Bulkhead Construction
- Beach and Shoreline Restoration
- Overwater Construction
- Piling Removal
- Barge Services
Pacific Northwest Bulkhead, a division of Brumfield Construction, specializes in the design and build of solutions for shoreline protection. Waterfront property is subject to powerful forces of moving water that can lead to damaging erosion. Our expert background in shoreline construction and restoration gives us an advantage in designing and building solutions to protect your investment. We work with our customers to provide results that are functional, protective, and can enhance your land. With over 30 years of experience and a team of experienced professionals, we can help you choose the right bulkhead for your property.
What is a Bulkhead?
A bulkhead is a structure that is built to prevent erosion or flooding. They are typically made of concrete, steel, or wood and can be either permanent or temporary. Bulkheads can be used to protect a variety of shoreline properties, including homes, businesses, and docks.
Bulkheads are essential structures that enhance stability, prevent erosion, and protect properties from water intrusion in coastal and waterfront areas. They can be used for a variety of purposes, including:
- Erosion control: Bulkheads can help to prevent erosion caused by waves, tides, and water currents. This can help to preserve valuable land and prevent the loss of coastal habitats.
- Property protection: Bulkheads can act as a defensive line, shielding properties from the damaging effects of water intrusion. They can prevent flooding, soil displacement, and structural damage, safeguarding both residential and commercial buildings.
- Shoreline restoration: In cases where erosion has already occurred, bulkheads can be instrumental in shoreline restoration projects. They can help to restore and rebuild eroded shorelines, revitalizing the coastal ecosystem and preserving its natural beauty.
- Overwater construction: Bulkheads can facilitate the construction of structures over water, such as docks, piers, marinas, and boathouses. They provide a stable foundation and a secure boundary, ensuring safe and durable construction.
- Piling removal: Bulkheads can also be used to remove damaged or old pilings. This can help to improve the stability of a shoreline and prevent further erosion.
Why Do You Need a Bulkhead?
There are a number of reasons why you might need a bulkhead. If you live in an area that is prone to flooding, a bulkhead can help to protect your property from damage. Bulkheads can also help to prevent erosion, which can damage your property and make it less valuable. In addition, bulkheads can provide a number of aesthetic benefits, such as adding privacy or creating a more attractive waterfront setting.
Our Services: Tailored Solutions for Your Project
At Pacific Northwest Bulkhead, we provide a wide range of services related to bulkhead construction and waterfront projects. Our team of experienced professionals are dedicated to delivering high-quality solutions that meet your specific requirements. Whether you need bulkhead construction, beach, and shoreline restoration, overwater construction, piling removal, or barge services, we have the expertise and resources to ensure successful project execution.
Shoreline Restoration: In cases where erosion has already occurred, bulkheads are instrumental in shoreline restoration projects. They help restore and rebuild eroded shorelines, revitalizing the coastal ecosystem and preserving its natural beauty.
Overwater Construction: Bulkheads facilitate the construction of structures over water, such as docks, piers, marinas, and boathouses. They provide a stable foundation and a secure boundary, ensuring safe and durable construction.
Piling Removal: As part of our comprehensive services, we also specialize in piling removal. Whether you need to replace damaged pilings or remove old ones, our team has the expertise and equipment to efficiently handle the task, ensuring minimal disruption to the surrounding environment.
Barge Services: Our barge services offer versatile solutions for transporting construction materials, equipment, and machinery to waterfront locations. This enables efficient project execution and ensures that all necessary resources are readily available, saving time and minimizing logistical challenges.
We understand the unique challenges and regulations associated with coastal and waterfront construction, and we employ advanced techniques and materials to deliver durable and environmentally responsible solutions. Our commitment to customer satisfaction and attention to detail sets us apart, ensuring that your project is completed on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality.
What are the different types of bulkheads?
There are a number of different types of bulkheads, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. The most common type of bulkhead is the concrete bulkhead. Concrete bulkheads are very durable and can last for many years. However, they can be expensive to install and require regular maintenance. Steel bulkheads are also very durable and can last for many years. However, they can be more expensive than concrete bulkheads and may not be as aesthetically pleasing. Wood bulkheads are the least expensive type of bulkhead. However, they are also the least durable and may need to be replaced more often than the other types of bulkheads.
How much does a bulkhead cost?
The cost of a bulkhead will vary depending on the type of bulkhead, the size of the project, and the location of the property. Concrete bulkheads are typically the most expensive type of bulkhead, while wood bulkheads are the least expensive. The cost of a bulkhead can also be affected by the need for permits and the cost of labor.
How long does it take to install a bulkhead?
The amount of time it takes to install a bulkhead will vary depending on the type of bulkhead and the size of the project. Concrete bulkheads typically take the longest to install, while wood bulkheads can be installed more quickly.
How do I choose the right bulkhead for my property?
There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a bulkhead for your property. These factors include the type of property, budget, location, and aesthetic requirements. It is important to consult with one of our professionals to get advice on the best type of bulkhead for your specific needs.
Contact us today to discuss your project needs and learn how our bulkhead construction and related services can help protect your property, enhance stability, and preserve the beauty of coastal and waterfront areas.