Notes From Happy Customers

“Seaborn Pile Driving did an exceptional job both rebuilding my dock and restoring my Lake Washington shoreline. Throughout, Ted and the entire Seaborn crew were terrific to deal with on the planning, permitting and construction. The quality of their work was truly top-notch. they were always thoughtful, on-time, and a pleasure to work with.”

Steve L.


“If I was able to, I would have given Seaborn Pile driving 10 stars for their professionalism, quality of work, and overall cost. Needless to say, they exceeded all of my expectations and I’m extremely grateful for having the opportunity to partner with a company who I can trust.”

 Justin D.


“Thanks for all of your diligence on this project. You’re killing your competition on service, and even though more on cost, the attention to these details have proved more valuable to me.”

— Robert M.


“Thank you so very much for following up and for your thorough report. Your recommendations positioned us to get a very good price on the home. I am truly grateful for your help and for coming out on such short notice. Your reputation as a very helpful and experienced expert is well deserved, and it is people like you that make agents jobs so much easier :)”

— Erin Matayoshi, Real Estate Broker, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty


“Upon inspect of the construction site, I was happy to see that provisions within the HPA permit were being followed and that contractor was doing their best to keep turbidity to a minimum. I was also very pleased at the project so far, specifically how all of the old concrete bulkhead and groins had been removed and the new bulkhead and pocket beach was being created. This project benefits fish and fish habitat by removing those old structures which impacted and interrupted the littoral drift/transfer of sediment on this beach, specifically those concrete groins. With those structures gone along side with the creation of the pocket beach and nourishment with forage fish spawning sediments this shoreline will hopefully provide habitat for Surf Smelt spawning as well as juvenile salmonid migration in the nearshore. There is documented Surf Smelt spawning just to the west of the project site and again, once the shoreline has been restored it is highly likely that these forage fish will start spawning here and continue to feed everything form salmon up to killer whales in the marine food web.”

— Nam S., Area Habitat Biologist, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife


“If you live on Lake Washington, Seaborn is the company to use. Our dock is beautiful. We have a 700 square ft dock, platform lift, boat lift and jet ski lifts. They put in power towers, cleats, bumpers, lights and ladders.”

Kristin H.


“The dock and cove look great, the workmanship was terrific, and the guys were extremely nice and easy to work with. Please pass on my compliments. I’m exceptionally pleased—and happy to be a reference.”

Steve L., Seattle


“Thank you and your crew for figuring out a good fix for our wobbly finger pier. Your guys were terrific and made sure they did a thorough job to our satisfaction. They also spent a lot of time straightening out the boat lift – we so appreciate that. Every member of your team that has worked on our dock has been fantastic; professional, skilled, polite, and great communication. THANK YOU!”

— Lisa and John T., Mercer Island


FANTASTIC is the word I would use to describe your company and its employees. To a person, your crew was beyond nice, professional and unbelievably good at problem solving with a smile on their faces. I know our dock had its unique challenges. Especial kudos to Andrew, Colin and Harrison! Please feel free to use me as a very strong reference for you folks. I am happy to talk to any potential client you may have. Also, please feel free to bring people to my dock to show the exceptional quality of work you provide! Thanks again!!!!”

— Gary F., Mercer Island


“Now that we have such a good way to launch off the dock edge, I have been enjoying the dock and have been rowing regularly, thanks to the fender you installed. I no longer trip over missing and lifted rotten boards. An amazing transformation!”

— Virgina H., Mercer Island


“I wanted to take this opportunity to send my thanks and praise for your work.  The pier is really looking good. Andrew and all the folks who constructed the pier are really good at their jobs.  Andrew has been excellent at keeping in touch with me, letting me know about progress and always fully, professionally and completely answer my many questions.  He’s a true pro at every aspect of this job…from the building to the customer service.”

— Bob S., Mercer Island


“Some of the kindest, most professional company and crew you’ll ever come across. They did excellent work for us, went way above and beyond.”

— Sahar M., Renton


“Seaborn sets the standard for customer service. Since the installation of my dock and shoreline improvements, they’ve been extremely reponsive to all of my questions. I needed a small warranty fix recently and Dustin had his crew onsite quickly and they got it handled. Excellent communication and great crew. So glad I chose Seaborn for my Dock and Shoreline work!”

— Jeff H., Bellevue


“I live on Lake Washington and have a dock that needed some repairs. I’m also a dentist by trade and in case you’re wondering why that’s relevant to my review, let me tell you. Most dentists have OCD in researching whatever they do/buy. Yes, we’re sick people but we have to be precise to do our job well. I probably spent over 30 hours talking to the 5 most reputable dock/seawall companies in WA and Seaborn stood out as the clear winner in almost every aspect (permitting, dawings, materials, cost versus material ratio, customer service, overall knowledge). Dustin Howe and his crew, including Zoe, and all the permitting people knew their stuff in and out. The materials Seaborn uses were superior to every company I research besides (arguably) one but unfortunately that company charged maybe 30% more for less guarantees. That, 2nd company also had horrible customer service and had multiple lawsuits filed against them by their customers per KC public records.

Now I could go on for paragraphs in stating that this is the only company you should use if you need a dock worked on (or seawall) but I encourage everyone to do their own research. Having said that you’ll be wasting your time or you’ll get talked into BS by one of the other sleezy salesman which I never felt with Seaborn…plain and simple, Seaborn was easily the best company when you consider price/knowledge/speed/quality. They actually talked me out of doing my seawall repairs because I still had many years to go…so I was ready to sign them another check and they specifically told me why it’s still too early to do that. Integrity goes a long way in my book.

Ya’ll are welcome for piggybacking on my research that probably made me a dock expert at the end of it haha. Never getting that time of my life back!”

— Mo M., Renton


“This company is outstanding. Great team!”

— Christian G.


“Seaborn staff did an incredible job on my dock work. Especially Andrew Taylor and his crew who were very detailed and made this a good experience for all. I would recommend Seaborn and especially Andrew to any potential customers if needed.”

— Steve B., Mercer Island


“We contracted with Seaborn for a dock on Meydenbauer Bay, Bellevue, WA. The dock is approx 120′ and will accommodate a boat up to 100’+. It includes two power pedestals of 50amp and 100amp, dock wiring for lighting, and plumbing for multiple hose bibs. Work was completed on time and within budget. They were responsive and helpful when requesting additional materials and equipment for loading onto their barge for other work outside of our contract, including haul away of debris. We had no problems with permitting/inspections/quality of construction. We have one of the best docks for large boats in the Northwest.”

— Kevin L., Bellevue

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