Boat Dock Inspection List

Winter is a great time of year to take a look at the condition of your dock at the Lake of the Ozarks. It's important to keep an eye on the condition of your dock to ensure the safety of those who use it. Waves and the natural elements can wear on your dock and it's best to check your dock for damage often. If you haven't inspected your dock since last season you should make it a priority to do so! Not sure what to look for? The best dock company at the Lake of the Ozarks has a checklist for you!

Anchorage  It's important that your dock is secure. It's not uncommon to see a dock floating in the middle of the lake becasue it became unattached. Making sure that you check that your dock is properly anchored will prevent your dock from floating away. Make sure that your cables are not frayed or worn, there are no trees branches attached, and your hardware is intact.
Walkways  If your dock walkways are damaged it can pose a big danger to those who use it. Make sure that…

Why Aluminum is a Great Material for Your Dock

If you have been considering building a dock at the Lake of the Ozarks you may be on the fence about which type of material you choose for your dock build. One Source Docks offers both galvanized and aluminum docks at the Lake of the Ozarks -both of which make great material for your dock material. However, today we would like to share with you why aluminum is a great choice for your dock at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Durability  The number one reason that aluminum is a great dock material at the Lake of the Ozarks is it is extremely durable. There is a science behind this. Aluminum reacts positively with oxygen and creates a hard outer shell. This is what contributes to the longevity of an aluminum dock. Steel, on the other hand, reacts to the Earth's atmosphere and creates rust. Since aluminum will not rust, a lot of people prefer to use aluminum for their dock material.  Environmentally Friendly   Aluminum is an environmentally friendly material because it recycles very easily. Wh…

7 Reasons to Build a New Dock in 2019!

If you live on the water, owning a dock at the Lake of the Ozarks is an absolute must! Docks are a great investment for your property and will provide you with endless fun and memories with family and friends. Now that the new year is started, it's a great time to start thinking about building a new dock at the Lake of the Ozarks in 2019! Below are a few reasons you should build a new dock this year.

1) Boat Storage There is nothing better than being able to take your boat out with ease when you have a boat dock on your property. No more trailers and loading ramps! When you are ready to take your boat out on the water, simply take a short walk down to your dock and you're on the water in no time!
2) Dock AccessoriesOne Source Services also offers a variety of dock accessories. The finishing touches often make the biggest difference! From paddle board and kayak racks to slides, our accessories are bound to make your dock fit all your water needs. We offer a wide selection of ac…

Why Winter is the Best Time to Build a Dock at the Lake of the Ozarks

Many people don't realize it but winter is actually one of the best times of year to build a dock at the Lake of the Ozarks. While many construction jobs take place out in the elements and require the weather to cooperate, the majority of dock building occurs out of the elements. For this reason and many others, winter is a great time to get your residential dock built at the Lake of the Ozarks. Today, our dock company at the Lake of the Ozarks would like to share with you why you should build a dock during the winter.

Allocate Your Recreation Funds  Winter is a popular time for families to start thinking about how they want to spend their recreation funds for the upcoming year. It's a time to start planning your Summer vacations and fun purchases for the year. If you live at the Lake of the Ozarks or have a second home, a dock is a must if you live on the water. A dock allows you to maximize your recreation on the water by giving you easy access to your watercraft, fishing, a…

We Build CUSTOM Docks!

One of the best perks of owning property at the Lake of the Ozarks is the ability to own your own private dock right on the water! Not all lakes allow building on the lake, and if they do it's often limited. Take advantage of this great privilege and have One Source Docks build you a brand new custom dock at the Lake of the Ozarks! Living on the water is not complete without a dock to house your watercraft. If you are looking to build something out of the ordinary and not just a simple one or two well dock, we can help! Check some of the custom features we can add to your dock build!

Custom Bar Areas The Lake of the Ozarks is known as one of the top recreational lakes in the US which means people that live at the lake know how to have fun! A popular feature on docks at the Lake of the Ozarks is to include a custom bar area on your dock! One Source Docks can make that happen for you. It's the perfect time of year to get your dock built so you can enjoy your first cocktail on yo…

Aluminum vs Galvanized Docks

If you have been thinking about building a dock at the Lake of the Ozarks now is a perfect time! With the waters much calmer, the offseason presents a great time to build and install a new residential or commercial dock at the Lake of the Ozarks. One Source Docks offers both galvanized and aluminum docks at the Lake of the Ozarks. You may be wondering which material is best, galvanized or aluminum. Both materials have their pros and cons and today, our dock company at the Lake of the Ozarks is going to share with you the pros and cons of both!

Aluminum Docks   Aluminum docks have become more and more popular over the years because they require low maintenance and are extremely durable.  Pros:Aluminum does not rust which is a great feature for a dock that is in water 24/7. Aluminum docks will typically outlast the lifespan of other dock materials including galvanized steel. Aluminum is a lightweight material. This is an advantage becasue it's easier to install and will not have a m…

The Lake's Premiere Precast Company!

Whether you are planning improvement projects for your home or business or building a brand new structure, our precast company at the Lake of the Ozarks has you covered for all of your upcoming projects. From retaining walls, dock pads, landscaping blocks, and much more One Source Services set out to be your One Source Solution for all construction at the Lake the Lake of the Ozarks! Read on to find out how our precast company can help you with the projects you have planned.

Concrete Dock Pads  Dock pads can break over years of wear and tear on your dock. Whether you have a residential or commercial dock at the Lake of the Ozarks, broken dock pads can be dangerous. Luckily, even if you have a few broken dock pads, your docks frame is more than likely still in good shape. You don't need to build an entire dock, you can simply replace the broken dock pads. Our precast company offers replacement concrete dock pads at the Lake of the Ozarks! We even have a few different patterns to c…