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Aluminum vs Galvanized Docks

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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!

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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…

Build Your Commercial Dock Now and Be Ready For Next Year!

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The offseason here at the Lake of the Ozarks is a great time to sit down and access how you can make improvements for the next season. If your business is located on the water, what condition is your dock in or do you have a dock for your customers? Adding or repairing your commercial dock at the Lake of the Ozarks is important for business here at the Lake! Whether you need to make improvements to your existing dock or build a commercial dock at the Lake of the Ozarks, One Source Services can help!


Investment Worth Making  Building a dock at the Lake of the Ozarks is crucial when you have a business on the water. From restaurant owners to condominium complexes, a dock in great condition is an investment worth making. Restaurants on the water receive a lot of business from boaters, so why not provide them with a great dock. If you are a condominium owner or builder, having a nice dock can often be one of the keys to selling your units. When you are ready to improve your existing dock, …

Need Something Moved on the Lake? Contact One Source Services!

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Transporting things around the Lake of the Ozarks can be a challenge especially on the hilly and narrow lake roads here at the Lake. If you need any materials moved around the Lake of the Ozarks often it is much easier to use a barge service at the Lake of the Ozarks. Having a barge transport your items is more efficient and sometimes the only way possible! Whether you need a dock moved, heavy equipment or other materials One Source Services barge service can help!


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.
Convenient  Often, even if the shoreline can be accessed by land, it's just easi…

Best Dock Repair Service at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Now that it's officially the offseason and boats are few and far between now is the perfect time to get those dock repairs done that you have been putting off. If your dock isn't in the shape that you wish it was in, One Source Services can help get your dock back in tip-top shape! You may have a few broken dock pads or maybe you want to add a few accessories to your dock, either way, we can help. Check out a few of the services our dock repair company at the Lake of the Ozarks offers!


Replace Broken Dock Pads!  Do you have broken concrete dock pads at your residential or commercial 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 concre…

Prevent Shoreline Erosion with Rip Rap!

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It's no secret that we have some steep hills around the Lake of the Ozarks. Drive down any lake road and you will more than likely be driving down a steep curvey hill. Between steep hills and incoming waves from large boats, it's a good idea to stabilize your shoreline. Installing riprap at the Lake of the Ozarks is a great way for stabilizing your shoreline. Read on to find out what the benefits of using rip rap at the Lake of the Ozarks at your lakefront property.


Erosion Protection  Rip rap works to absorb incoming waves, rather than reflecting it. This will help to keep the dirt at the bottom of your seawall from eroding away. It will also help to protect seawall footings form undermining. This is a wildly common problem for concrete sea walls at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Less Maintenance!  Rip rap walls are created from stone piles. The stone piles are not formed or held together by any kind of material. This makes them self-adjusting to small amounts of movements from sett…

Choose the Dock Layout that Fits Your Lifestyle

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When you build a dock at the Lake of the Ozarks there is a lot to consider. Deciding how you want to use your dock and your lifestyle will dictate the layout of your new dock. Are you are using your dock to swim and entertain or do you use your dock to fish and house your boats? These are the things you need to decide and today, your favorite dock builders at the Lake of the Ozarks would like to provide you with a few layouts to consider when deciding how to build your new dock.
Platform Platform docks are ideal for fishing, swimming, and lounging. While the platform dock may be the most simple layout, it can be further enhanced by the many accessories. Install a railing for safety, add a roof for shade and protection, attach a cleat for boat mooring, or even mount a diving board. Simple layouts can still be elegant in design.

Single Slip A slip is an opening in the dock where a boat can be securely stored with protection on three sides. If you only own one watercraft, you may desire …