Marine Rip Rap
Are you Searching for a Way to Protect Your Shoreline from Erosion?
If you are searching for a way to control shoreline erosion and provide a natural habitat for wildlife, contact Wood Dock & Seawall, the leading rip rap contractor in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Family owned and locally operated, we are one of the oldest and most experienced marine construction contractors in the area. With over 30 years of experience, we have protected thousands of homes and business with rip rap. Whether your property is located on the shoreline, near a river or on a lake or pond, erosion from water can occur. Rip rap will help control the erosion. As a fully licensed contractor we handle all aspects of your installation from pulling permits to design and construction. We employ only the best team of skilled contractors that possess the specific knowledge for any size commercial or residential project.
What is Rip Rap?
Rip rap is natural rock placed along shorelines, stream-beds, bridge foundations, pilings, steep slopes and other shoreline structures to prevent water erosion. Also known as shot rock, rock armor or rubble, it is commonly used throughout Florida due to its natural beauty, strength and layer of protection it provides. At Wood Dock & Seawall, our professionals install stone that is natural looking, long lasting and environmentally friendly. The rocks utilized are sized from 6 to 12 inches in diameter to ensure the eroded area is covered and the rocks remain permanently in place.
What are the Benefits of Rip Rap?
From protecting land from erosion to providing a natural habitat for wildlife, the benefits include:
- Helps Prevent Erosion – Rip rap absorbs waves coming in towards your property reducing erosion.
- Is Aesthetically Pleasing – Rip rap is aesthetically pleasing. The stones give your shoreline a finished look.
- Looks Natural – Rip rap arranged along the shoreline looks natural.
- Creates a Natural Habitat for Wildlife – Provides a habitat for marine life and is commonly used by oysters, crabs and fish.
- Requires Less Upkeep and Maintenance – The stones used are self-adjusting to settlement and movement.
- Repairs are Easier – If minor damage occurs, it can be repaired easily by replacing stones.
For Professional Marine Rip Rap Installation, Contact Us Today
Wood Dock & Seawall has been serving Sarasota and Manatee counties since 1987. We are committed to delivering the highest quality products and the best customer service in the industry. You can count on us for professional service throughout your installation or repair. Contact us today.
Great experience! Joey was very knowledgeable and helpful from the begging of the estimate, layout,design to the construction and completion of the project. Debbie was terrific with the communication between crews, billing, permitting departments, returned calls and emails promptly through out the process. Great family business to work with we are thrilled with the end result!
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Bee Ridge, Bird Key, Casey Key, Fruitville, Gulf Gate Estates, Kensington Park, Laurel, Lido Key, Nokomis, North Sarasota, Osprey, Plantation, Sarasota , Sarasota Springs, Siesta Key, South Sarasota, South Venice, St Armands Key, Tallevast, The Meadows, University Park