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Need Something Moved By Water?

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Barges allow for material, equipment, docks and more to be moved by water on the Lake. Often, transporting things by water is much faster and more cost efficient over transporting by land because of our lakes terrain and roadways. Read on to learn more about our barge at One Source Services

Why Use a Barge Service at the Lake of the Ozarks? There are numerous reasons and situations that a barge is required at the Lake. One of the main uses for the use of a barge is shoreline construction at the Lake of the Ozarks. Often, getting to the shoreline is easier said than done. That's where the best barge service at the Lake of the Ozarks comes in! Below are a few situations that would require the use of a barge here at the Lake.
Rough Terrain  The Ozark hills we have at the Lake make it extremely difficult to access the shorelines at the Lake. Curvy lake roads, steep hills, and tight spaces are just a part of construction at the Lake. Getting large pieces of equipment in and out of th…

Recent Rip Rip Project Success Story by Rock Works!

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Summertime and boating is quickly approaching and our construction company at the Lake of the Ozarks is ramping up with lots of projects. We have been installing a lot of rip rap at the Lake of the Ozarks to hep protect the shorelines of many lakefront property owners. With the water being down, now is an excellent time to take a look at your sea wall construction to see if the water and waves is undermining the integrity of the wall. Read on to learn more about rip rap and recent project success story!  What is Rip Rap ?  Rip rap is rock of various sizes that is placed at the base of seawalls. Its purpose is to absorb and dampen the impact energy of waves before they reach the seawall, reduce rebound waves toward your dock, provide bank stabilization, and lessen shoreline erosion. This keeps the stability of seawalls intact and protects your investment. Rip rap is not only important to the Lake of the Ozarks ecosystem, it is a necessity for both commercial and residential property o…

Improve Your Existing Dock with Repairs and Accessories

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Summer time will be here soon which means lake days are getting closer and closer. If you haven’t inspected your Lake of the Ozarks dock yet, now is a great time to look everything over in case any repairs need to be made before the season starts. Our Lake of the Ozarks dock company offers dock repair, and often taking care of necessary repairs can prolong the life of your dock. Read on to learn about dock repair and the Lake of the Ozarks.


Replace Broken Dock Pads!  Do you have broken concrete dock pads at your  dock at the Lake of the Ozarks? Not only do broken dock pads create a bad appearance of your dock, but they can also be dangerous if they come completely loose or someone trips. You don't always need to start over and build a brand new dock, replacing your dock pads can extend the life of your existing dock and also give it a new look.

If you currently have wood as your dock floor versus concrete, we can typically replace the wood with concrete dock tiles if your wood is …

Save Money on Rip Rap Installation When You Share the Cost with Your Neighbor!

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Rip rap is rock of various sizes that is placed at the base of seawalls. Its purpose is to absorb and dampen the impact energy of waves before they reach the seawall, reduce rebound waves toward your dock, provide bank stabilization, and lessen shoreline erosion. Installing rip rap at the Lake of the Ozarks helps protect your shoreline from eroding away. If you're considering installing rip rap, One Source Services offers a discount if you and your neighbor install rip rap at the same time! Read on to get all the details! 

Save Money When You and Your Neighbor Install Rip Rap!  If you've been considering installing rip rap, consider talking with your neighbor to help save money on installation. If you refer your neighbor to Rock Works and schedule to install rip rap at the Lake of the Ozarks at the same, we allow you to split the cost of the barge fee. Both parties will be required to purchase their own rip rap, but we offer a special discount for the barge fee.  3 Reasons to …

Kayak Dock Accessory - permalaunch®!

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Do you love to kayak on the lake or is kayaking a recreational activity you would like to get into? Our dock company at the Ozarks offers one of the best dock accessories for kayaks -the permalaunch®!  This device allows you to easily get on and off the water - quickly and safely. Read on to learn more!


The Float Off - Float On Feature  Everything about the permalaunch® was designed for stability and ease of use. The Float Off – Float On Feature start with the vessel is partially submerged when boarding. The three middle underwater supports create stability for boarding, yet allow buoyancy in the vessel for ease of launch or retrieval. Custom designed handrails allow you to use your paddle to effortlessly pull the vessel off the launch, or guide yourself back on. The two outside underwater braces are set lower in the water to allow the vessel to launch or float back on with minimal effort from the paddler. You will be amazed at how easily every member of the family can come and go wit…

Dock Layouts for Summer Fun!

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If you've never built your own dock before, you may not know the vast amount of options you have! At One Source Docks, we build custom docks at the Lake of the Ozarks which means we can design a dock built for your lifestyle! Not sure which type of dock you're in the market for? Read on to learn more about different dock layouts!

Design Your DREAM Dock  When you have One Source Services build a new dock at the Lake of the Ozarks for you, we can come up with a complete custom design that will match how you spend time on the lake. To come up with the perfect dock layout, we first have to discuss what activities you do on the water. For example:
Do you spend a lot of time swimming?Do you want to fish off of your dock?How many watercraft do you own? Do you plan to entertain on your dock?  Once we figure out how you will use your dock, we can start planning your dream dock that you will make so many memories on! Below are just a few of the MANY design options:
Platform Dock  This is…

Spring Dock Inspection

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Spring is on its way and now is the time to start looking at your dock. If you didn't inspect your dock last fall it's important to take the time to ensure it's ready for spring. Winter can cause damage to your dock from the fluctuation temperatures and feezing and unthawing. If you're not sure what to watch out for, get a dock inspection guide from our dock company at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Walkways  If your dock walkways are damaged it can pose a big danger to those who use it. Make sure that there are no material obstructions that would make walking unsafe. Ensure that your walkways are structurally sound and there is not an excessive amount of movement.


Handrails It's crucial that your handrails are not damaged -especially if you have a commercial dock at the Lake of the Ozarks. Handrails should be structurally sound to ensure safety.
Anchorage  It's important that your dock is secure. It's not uncommon to see a dock floating in the middle of the lake …