What is a Retaining Wall? Our Contractors Will Tell You

Retaining wall

A retaining wall is a structure that holds back earth or water. It is usually built into the slope of a hill to stabilize the soil and prevent erosion. Retaining walls can be made from a variety of materials including wood, stone, and concrete. In this blog post, our contractors will give you an overview of retaining walls and explain why you may need one for your home or business.

Why Do I Need a Retaining Wall?

There are several reasons why you might need a retaining wall. Here are some of the most common reasons our customers have given us for building a retaining wall:

  • To prevent soil erosion
  • To create level areas in sloping yards
  • To support landscaping features such as gardens, decks, and patios
  • To create privacy screens or windbreaks
  • To increase property value

How Do I Build a Retaining Wall?

If you’ve decided that you need a retaining wall, the next step is to determine how to build it. The type of material you use and the design of the wall will depend on several factors including the purpose of the wall, the height and length of the wall, the sloping of the land, and your budget.

Our contractors can help you choose the right materials and design for your retaining wall. We specialize in building concrete retaining walls but we also have experience with wood and stone walls. We will work with you to figure out what type of wall is best for your needs and budget.

If are unsure whether or not you need a retaining wall for your home or business, our contractors can help you determine what type of wall is best for your needs and budget. Contact us today to get started.

What is a Retaining Wall?