Durable, Long-Lasting Shot Rock for your Waterfront Property in Sarasota and Manatee Counties
If you are looking for a way to protect your shoreline from erosion, look no further than shot rock. Shot Rock has been a go to retaining wall for years. Not only is it naturally beautiful, but it also protects your shoreline. In fact, the stones reinforce shorelines against water erosion by absorbing the force of waves. Without it, waves can substantially impact shorelines. If you are looking for shot rock for your property, contact Wood Dock and Seawall. As an established marine construction contractor, we have worked with shot rock walls for over 30 years.
What is Shot Rock?
Shot rock is a rock formation placed along areas that are in constant contact with water. Also known as rip rap, it is a common erosion control method in Florida. In fact, shot rock has increased in popularity due to its natural beauty, and protective properties. While rocks can vary in size, our stones range from 6 to 12 inches. This ensures the rocks stay permanently in place. If you are thinking about installing shot rock, it is important to choose an experienced marine construction contractor. When not placed correctly, shot rock can negatively impact wildlife. With that in mind, when you need shot rock services, give Wood Dock and Seawall a call. With over 30 years of experience, we know erosion control.
Reduce Shoreline Erosion
As previously stated, shot rock is a great way to reduce erosion. Safe, and environmentally friendly, it is often used in the following areas:
- Bridge Foundations
- Steep Slopes
- And other Shoreline Structures
What are the Benefits of Shot Rock?
Helps Prevent Erosion
In the first place, shot rock absorbs waves coming towards your property. Which is an effective method to decrease water velocity. As a result, slopes and shorelines are protected from erosion.
Secondly, it is aesthetically pleasing. In fact, it is natural looking.
Creates a Natural Habitat for Wildlife
With shot rock, habitats can develop between the rocks. It creates a shoreline for oysters, crabs, fish, and other marine life.
Requires Less Upkeep and Repairs are Easy
Overall, the stones used are self-adjusting to settlement and movement. Meaning, they need less maintenance. Additionally, it can easily be repaired by replacing stones.
Why Choose Wood Dock and Seawall?
Wood Dock and Seawall has been the marine construction contractor of choice throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties for over 30 years. In that time, we have gained the knowledge and experience needed to install or repair any retaining wall system. When you choose us, you can rest assured you are receiving the highest quality products. At the same time, you are receiving the best service for your investment. If you are looking for information, contact us today. Otherwise, you can reach us online below.
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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