Hurricane Irma

By |2017-09-28T16:32:43-04:00September 28th, 2017|

The DSMS owners and contractors live and work in Florida and the Texas Gulf Coast. We understand the destruction and devastation or Irma and Harvey first hand. Our thoughts are with all of those affected by these storms. We have touched base with our DSMS customers after these storms to learn how their seawalls have weathered. We are proud to report that all DSMS seawalls/bulkheads in Florida and Texas made it through these storms with no visible damage or soil erosion.

Lake Ontario Flooding

By |2018-05-21T13:04:43-04:00May 25th, 2017|

The Lake Ontario shoreline has been taking on historical flooding for the past three months and our hearts go out to the resident’s in this area. While, in many areas along the Lake Ontario shoreline, no seawall could have fully protected the homes and property here, it is important to prepare for the future [...]

MITA Hosts seawall info seminar

By |2017-01-28T20:27:59-05:00August 3rd, 2006|

08/03/2006 MITA hosts seawall info seminar By Andrea M. Galabinski The Marco Island Taxpayers Association recently hosted an informational meeting on seawall maintenance and repair. Pictured from left is Brian Gilmore, vice president of Collier Seawall & Dock; inventor James Timmerman; MITA president Dr. Fay Biles; and Greg Mann, owner of Blue Marlin Marine [...]

Marco man’s innovation extends life of crumbling seawalls

By |2017-01-28T21:23:01-05:00February 6th, 2006|

By Jeremy Cox - Monday, February 6, 2006 When Jim Timmerman's concrete seawall started to crumble at his Marco Island home in 2002, he turned to the drawing board, not his checkbook, to solve the problem. The only way to fix the 80-foot-long wall, which had developed a gaping crack near the water line, was [...]

Islander pioneers seawall repair system

By |2017-01-28T21:21:39-05:00March 24th, 2005|

Islander pioneers seawall repair system - By Brooke Huff When James Timmerman was told three years ago that his seawall was damaged beyond repair, he knew that something had to be done. As a retired Merchant Marine, he was familiar with salvage projects and knew that the same process he used in those projects for [...]

Marco Island man devises solution for slipping sea walls

By |2017-01-28T21:14:05-05:00June 30th, 2004|

By QUENTIN ROUX, Staff WriterJune 30, 2004 Deteriorating sea walls have become an all-too-real problem for Marco Island waterfront dwellers. The island has about 200 miles of manmade canals, constructed during The Deltona Corp.'s pioneering efforts in the mid-'60s. That era saw what would be regarded as one of the biggest earth-moving exercises in North [...]

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