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Better Protect Your Shoreline with Rip Rap

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Rip Rap is stone of various sizes arranged along the shoreline of any body of water to help protect the property line. If you haven’t thought about shoreline erosion at Lake of the Ozarks before, now’s the time to do so! As the waves of the busy summer season come crashing into your shoreline, you may not notice at first, but part of your shoreline gets washed away with every wave that comes crashing in. That’s a scary thought! Our rip rap specialists near Linn Creek, MO are here to help you better protect your shoreline. Learn more about the benefits of rip rap installation at Lake of the Ozarks.


Keep Your Soil in Place Soil quickly washes away into the Lake of the Ozarks due to a few different factors. A heavy rain is one of the most common ways for soil to wash away and down into the water. The steep grade that is found all over the rolling Ozark hills makes the washouts even worse than in other, less steep locations. Having rip rap piled up against your shoreline can help keep y…

Improve Water Quality with Rip Rap!

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Do you love swimming at your lakefront property? Have you noticed that your water quality isn't the best? When it comes to swimming in the lake, whether it be near your dock or along your shoreline, wouldn't it be nice if you could improve your water quality? When you install rip rap at the Lake of the Ozarks, you can! Read on to learn more about the many benefits of installing rip rap.


Improve Water Quality 
When you install rap rap, it acts as a natural filter for the lake water. Since rip rap is made from rocks of various sizes, it's a natural solution for improving your water quality and keeping your storyline intact.
Give Your Shoreline a Natural Look
Rip rap consists of various sizes of stone, so it's great solution for "natural looking" seawall construction at Lake of the Ozarks. Using stone versus concrete, wood, or vinyl will give your shoreline a more natural and appealing look. It also allows animals and organisms to pass through promoting the loca…

Party On Your Dock this Summer!

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Summer is here and spending time at the Lake is in full swing! If you're ready for some summer fun, why not plan a party on your dock! Check out a few tips for throwing a summer dock party with your family and friends from our dock company at the Lake of the Ozarks!


Get an Official HeadCount  First, you'll need to send out your invites and get an official headcount for who will be coming. The day before your party, be sure to check in with your RSVP's to ensure they are still coming. Someone may have mentioned they were planning on coming a few weeks prior but have since changed their plans. Having an official headcount will help you know how much seating you need and much food to prepare. If you are asking people to bring a side dish, make sure that both of you know what they are bringing.
Make a List of Everything You Need  The day before your party, sit down and make a list of everything you need for your party, even if you have already gone shopping. You will have a lo…

Memorial Day Weekend Fireworks at the Lake of the Ozarks

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This weekend marks the unofficial kick off to summer and we couldn’t be more excited for a fun weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks. The Lake of the Ozarks has officially opened back up and there will be lots of fun things to do. If you’re looking for something fun to do with the family over the weekend, there will be a few firework shows over the weekend. Read on to find out where to view fireworks this weekend from our construction company at the Lake of the Ozarks


Bear Bottom Resort
Date: Saturday, May 23 AND Sunday, May 24

Time: 9:45 p.m.

View by land at Bear Bottom Resort or by water at the 38 Mile Marker.

Directions by land: Hwy 5 to 123 Bear Bottom Drive in Sunrise Beach

Live Music by I-70 Overdrive - Fri, Sat & Sun @ 7 p.m.

Parking is limited; Arrive early.

Call for details: 573-374-6905
The Lodge of Four Seasons
Date: Sunday, May 24

Time: Display begins at Dusk

View by water at the 13 Mile Marker

Call for details: 573-365-3000


Margaritaville Lake Resort
Date: Sunday, May 24

Time: Dis…

Add These Dock Accessories For Fun Dock Days!

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Summer is quickly approaching which means more and more days spent on your Lake of the Ozarks dock are almost here. If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy being on your dock, One Source Docks can help with new accessories! Dock accessories can be added to your existing dock to add more fun and functionality. Read on to learn more about dock accessories!


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 your new dock come summer.
Dock Lockers  If you are in a populated area on the lake and you are worried about someone coming onto your dock and taking your things while you are away, we can add custom dock lockers on your dock. Store things…

Swim Platforms are Great Stand Alone Docks or Dock Additions!

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If you own property on the water, a swim platform is a great item to add to your property! Swim platforms are great for more than just swimming! There are many uses and whether you want to add one to your existing dock or build one by itself, One Source Services can help! Read on to learn the many uses for a swim platform at the Lake of the Ozarks

#1 Swim  We will start with the most obvious - swim! Swimming off the dock is a lot of fun but if you just have a one or two well dock, your dock activities can be limited due to lack of space. Of course, the best way to enjoy your swim platform is with a few accessories!
Accessorize!  One Source Docks builds the best custom docks in the industry with features like:

Custom Bar AreasDock LockersDocks with Upper Entertainment / Sun AreasLarge SlidesHigh DivesSitting Areas #2 Fish  Do you love to fish? Fishing is a fun activity to enjoy especially at the Lake of the Ozarks. Plus, when you enjoy fishing you can extend the amount of time you can…

Rip Rap at the Lake of the Ozarks — Why It’s Important!

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Although rip rap may just look like rocks dumps on the shoreline, they actually service a big purpose!  When you have rip rap installed at the Lake of the Ozarks, you are making an investment to protect your shoreline from erosion. Each stone is strategically placed to dampen the impact of waves. Summer is almost here, which means big boats will soon be out — is your shoreline ready? Read on to find out the benefits of installing rip rap!


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.
Give Your Shoreline a Natural Look  Rip rap consists of various sizes of stone. Rip rap is a great solution for your seawall construction at the Lake of the Ozarks. Using stone versus concrete, wood, or vinyl will give your shoreline a more n…