There are many reasons why you should own a power pedestal, especially if you own a marina. However, today Dockside Power Inc. is only going to stick to the three most important reasons. Hopefully, we can convince you. When it comes to the perfect marine power pedestal, we know what we are talking about. We are also conveniently located in Hollywood.


What Are These Pedestals?

A Marine Power Pedestal is an electrical housing units equipped with a variety of power combinations, LED lights, water connections, TV/Cable connections etc. A custom built power pedestal has the unique advantage of being built exactly to a client’s needs and specifications. These units are often made to withstand weathering, rust, and corrosion. They also can come specially equipped with features such as high-speed internet connections. Popular models are equipped with lockable weatherproof doors, as well as a 360 degree light assembly. Power Pedestals provide customers with the ease of getting cords in and out, being able to access breakers, as well as a lighting source.


Three Reasons Why You Need A Power Pedestal Made By Dockside

  • They are easy to use
    • When using a Power Pedestal, there are a few tips to keep in mind. The Marine  Power Pedestal allows you to run an AC cord from the boat to connect to a power source. Many marinas will have a connection rated at 30A with two female receptacles, along with some sort of hinged lid to protect them. There will also be a circuit breaker which you will need to turn on when you are ready to use the power and should always turn off before unplugging your cord. You should always run your shore power cord in such a way as to allow free movement. A tight cord puts undue tension on your connection at either end, which can easily lead to overheating.
    • Another advantage is that our pedestals are easy to repair. We created our models to be easy to get into. Our pedestals can be fully opened up and accessible without unscrewing six screws. The ability to repair items easily and consistently means that your pedestals can easily last 10-12 years.
  • They Are Safe
    • Power Pedestals are created to be top of the line in safety compliant technology. Our manufacturers are certified to be in compliance with ANSI/UL 231. All products are also tested to meet National Electrical Code NFPA, in fire and water protection. Ensuring the safety of your customers is of the utmost importance. With a Dockside Power Pedestal, you will have fewer problems, and your customers will feel safe and secure in your marina.
  • They are Durable
    • Not only are Power Pedestals a leader in safety, but they are also extremely durable. They are built to withstand all weather conditions. At Dockside, ours are made of .125 inch aluminum. All of our units are powder coated to ensure a great look for the long run. Our products are guaranteed never to rust or corrode, as well as being backed by a lifetime warranty.


Call Us Today

We know everything you need to know when it comes to a power pedestal. Dockside Power, Inc. was established to provide the ultimate solution to the marine power requirements of marinas and homes. With over 40 years of experience in marine power, we custom design a dock power pedestal that is unique to your needs. All products are manufactured at our location in Hollywood. Contact us today to get all the necessary information you need in regards to pedestals and marine power pedestals. We are here to help, Hollywood!

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