RETAINING WALL DESIGN & INSTALLATION
Retaining walls are unique parts of any home or landscape. Equally functional and decorative, retaining walls stabilize the sloping ground and prevent it from eroding or crumbling. A retaining wall is an integral part of a landscape, but it can also be beautiful, constructed from a variety of decorative or ornamental materials.
Many people view their retaining walls as a design element on their properties. It can be a visually stunning structure that is made from stone and adorned with climbing vines and other plants. If you’re considering installing a retaining wall or speaking with a professional about retaining wall design, King Landscape Service is here to help.
PURPOSE OF RETAINING WALLS
Retaining walls are a feat of engineering. Their purpose is to redistribute the pressure and forces of sloping ground or to hold soil behind a strong structure. Today, contractors use dozens of different types of materials to build retaining walls. These materials include the following:
Some are easy to use while others are more difficult to install. Some materials have a shorter lifespan than others, although each is capable of retaining soil, just so long as they are built correctly. If they’re not, you risk damaging your property or running into a disaster when your wall falls down later in its life.
Hiring a retaining wall contractor is a good way to avoid this outcome. Our contractors are experienced and skilled and understand the ins-and-outs of using rocks, plants, garden materials and structures to create sturdy, beautiful retaining walls that will last a lifetime.
RETAINING WALL DESIGNS
There are dozens of components to retaining wall design, and a contractor here at King Landscape Service can help you put them all in order. For example, for proper drainage, water is controlled by the installation of filer fabric and gravel behind the wall. We can help you design and engineer that functionality, so your property stays safe and beautiful for years.
Our experienced contractors are experts in retaining wall design and will work with you to ensure your wall comes out exactly the way you had imagined. Here are a few of the elements we’ll discuss with you as we work together on your retaining wall:
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