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

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 natural look.

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 settlement. Even if minor damage occurs, the rip rap seawall can still function normally. Repairing any damage is extremely easy. To make a repair, simply replace a few stones and your shoreline will still be protected!

Protect Your Investment

When you own your home, you want to ensure that your investment is protected! Waves can have a major impact on your shoreline and seawall. Installing rip rap at Lake of the Ozarks can help protect your shoreline. If you are not planning to stay at your residence forever, the quality of your seawall can have an impact on the value of your home. Installing rip rap can help your home to appreciate instead of depreciating due to an eroding shoreline.


Contact One Source Services to Install Rip Rap! 

Before the busy season really kicks off, now is a great time to get rip rap installed. Rock Works, a One Source Services Company has been servicing the Lake Area since 2005. Our team is knowledgeable, professional, and ready help improve your lakefront property! Give us a call and let’s start your rap rap installation!

305 N Locust St, Linn Creek, Mo 65052
Phone: 573-502-9350


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