Retain Your Excitement For Retaining Walls

          Wanting to add something to your yard but not quite sure on what? Retaining walls are a way to add decorative and give more space to the yard and Every Season will take it from there. Needing to pick out a few things when designing, where it is going, what materials it will be made out of, what kind of wall do you want built is all you will have to do.

Starting where the wall is being placed and how high you’re going to build the it; this will depend on what materials and what kind of wall can be built, also the type of climate can play into the design process as well. Also, what kind of yard you have, and the drainage and needing to add proper equipment so there are no problems in the future.

First to decide is what kind of wall you want built there are three basic kinds to build.

  • Gravity walls are normally less than three feet tall, they become harder to build if they are taller.
  • Cantilevered walls are made with reinforced concrete, used with stairs, or for heavy duty use.
  • Anchored walls are just simply adding cables or rods in to the soil or rock to add strength and stability to it.

The best part is deciding what it will be made out of, there is a wide variety of materials that you can choose from, this is just a small list.

  • Concrete Blocks
  • Poured Concrete
  • Wood beams
  • Boulders
  • Decorative stone
  • Bricks
  • Limestone
  • Natural Stone

There are many kinds too and depending on the budget, height, and the placement, Every Season will be able to answer all the questions with a FREE! estimate!