The most important consideration in proper design and installation of retaining walls to your landscaping, is to recognize and counteract the tendency of the retained material to move down slope due to gravity. With our qualified team we will be able to assist you in the discussion of what would be best for your site and budget.
Different types of materials to choose from.
Concrete Block- Can be used to create curves, only used for walls under 4-feet tall
Stone Veneer-Any look can be created using this type of construction, natural custom appearance, Must be well designed, usually requiring a landscape architect or capable contractor
Poured Concrete- Solid poured walls have a compressive strength several times that of hollow core block, Solid concrete is less porous and the joint free construction keep water out and has twice the amount of fire resistance than hollow core block.
Brick- Strong and durable, complements traditional homes and landscape, Installation methods result in a solid structure which is extremely durable.
Dry Stone Boulders- Stacked stone walls become stronger over time as interlocking stones and gravity settles the walls. A perfect choice for drainage problems because these walls naturally seep water without the need for costly drainage systems. Stone walls won't fade and their beauty is only enhanced by time.