Many times, contractors can cut corners to save money on estimates.
Here's 6 quick things to ask your contractor about before having a retaining wall installed on your property. These 6 key points can be the difference between a retaining wall that performs well over time, or suffers from premature failure like so many do.
The photo below is an example of what can go wrong when you go with a "cheaper" estimate.
In this 4 minute video, I'll walk you through an analysis of a failing retaining wall and common reasons why they fail.
Additionally, I'll explain what we do to build a quality retaining wall that will last for years and years to come.
We can install decorative block landscape walls - or work with an engineering team to construct a fully engineered, structural retaining wall. Additionally, we can repair failing or older retaining walls which are bowing or leaning, creating an unsafe condition.
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A retaining wall is structurally built to hold back a "load" such as dirt or a gravel parking area against a sloped transition, and is usually 4' high or taller.
A landscape wall has no/little structural value and is built less than 4' tall to define a small grade change, or perhaps contain and border a mulch or flower/shrub bed.
Anytime a retaining wall is 4' tall or higher, it is required to be designed by a civil structural engineer who can certify the design and construction methods to accomodate loads and soil conditions.
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