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Reliable Dock Repair

Serving: High Rock Lake, Badin Lake, Lake Tillery, Lake Norman, Lake Wylie

Ugly Dock Blues?

Broken Dock Blues?


Does This Sound Familiar?

"I wish our dock looked as nice as our neighbor's.  It's embarrassing."

"I want to have a cool place to hang out but our dock doesn't feel cozy"

"I don't want to have to worry about my dock when I have company."

"I wish I didn't have to worry about the kids playing on the dock."

"I'm tired of stressing about how my dock looks or if it's safe."

Before & After

Ugly to Pretty in 4 Steps!

1. Assessment

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Understanding your needs is an important first step.  We will listen to learn how we can best serve you. Whether that's fixing your dock to get your lakefront property ready to sell or making an ultimate fun-zone for the grandkids, our goal is your goal.  This phase includes an inspection and measurements for the planning phase.

2. Planning

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During the planning phase, we will deliver sketches or CAD drawings (if applicable), material options such as samples or swatches to choose from, and price estimates.  Once a signed contract is in place, we will give you a scheduled start date work can begin.  

3. Construction

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During the construction phase you can except clear regular communication, punctuality, and a clean organized worksite.  We will work with you to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible.  We want to be as efficient as possible, but our emphasis is on quality craftsmanship and doing things right (even if they have to be redone) rather than on speed and maximizing profit.  

4. Finished Improvements


Once the project is complete we will clean up and do a final walkthrough to ensure everything is to your liking.  Our goal is to always exceed your expectations and we never take any job for granted.  


  • Float Replacement

  • Framing & Structural Repairs

  • Twisted Fingers

  • Decking Replacement

  • Boat Lift Maintenance

  • Bumper Replacement

  • Ramp Repair (Replace)

  • Twisted Walkways

  • Out of Level Listing Dock

  • No job too small!

  • Jet Ski Ramps

  • Swim Stairs

  • Built-In Seating



Dodge Dock Construction is conveniently located in China Grove, NC between the Catawbee and Yadkin/Pee Dee River systems. We serve High Rock Lake, Badin Lake, Lake Tillman, Lake Norman and Lake Wylie.  We have extensive experience with wood docks, aluminum docks, floating docks, and fixed docks.  We can fix and restore anything that can go wrong with a pier, ramp, or boat slip.  


We are primarily focused on residential boat dock repair and renovations. Our team is dedicated to delivering clear communication, operating on a punctual schedule, and providing high-quality results for our customers.


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Jim Dodge

Call or Text 704-614-8471

I spent the summers with my grandparents and family in in the country in Leola, Arkansas.  Everyone had a garden, Sunday dinners were the best, and summers meant taking the camper to the lake.  

During college, I worked in the same sawmill where my grandfather had worked to help pay for college.  After I graduated college, I got a job as a framing carpenter.  I went on to work for a different framing crew building large custom homes for in New Mexico.

Since then I took my dry land framing experience to the lake. I've worked for 3 different marine construction companies on everything from small repairs to large builds. It is very satisfying to create beautiful structures on the lake knowing it adds real value to family life.

My goal is providing you an elite level of service and craftsmanship so your family can enjoy the water for years to come!

Construction Methods

  • All of structural components are through bolted

    • Supporting girders and cross braces are 5/8″ galvanized steel bolts with the heads of the through bolt face the shore.

    • Outer bands are secured with 1/2 galvanized bolts every 4 feet

  • We use 3″ coated screws made for outdoor construction (never nails).

  • All corners and are secured with galvanized steel metal reinforcing brackets.

  • galvanized steel dock cleats are always through bolt secured to framing or backing never just to deck boards.

  • Floats are bolted using a flange system and through bolts and galvanized metal clips - never lag bolts.

  • We only use high quality materials

  • Specialized deck screws are run using chalk lines for a clean effect

  • Precision deck spacing and post cut outs

  • Decking is interwoven in large deck areas to avoid unsightly seams

  • All structural components are overbuilt and exceed inspection standards for durability and longevity.

  • Vertical structural wood ties are used to strengthen docks against uplift. These ties help keep framework level which reduce deflection in plastic decking.

Get in Touch

304 S. Myrtle Ave.

China Grove, NC 28023


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