FLOE docks are made with aluminum and will never rust or rot. Wood docks are known to deteriorate. FLOE has an Easy-Level feature that allows you to adjust your dock to the right height if your water level fluctuates. Fixed height wood docks can settle out of level, be too high or even sink under water. A FLOE system can be installed in a single day. Wood dock traditionally take weeks or months to be built. FLOE systems are low maintenance, have a 15 year warranty and will look great for decades to come!