Truths About Retaining Walls

Retaining walls can be an incredible way to add new life and excitement to your home. Retainer walls can often help bring a look of intentionality to your patio if you land slopes. It’s a great design choice to bring new energy to your patio or garden.

Over the years we’ve seen and installed so many retainer walls, we’ve noticed some truths along the way that may be beneficial to you if you’re thinking about it.

Retainer Walls are Not Just for Homes

If you’re here thinking about your business or commercial building, we would recommend retainer walls for you as well. They’re not just something for homes, but they can add a level of professionalism to your office as well. We recommend overlapping stones, which is a type of brick wall, for your business needs.

Tiered Retainer Walls Add Options

Space and high are of course major factors when it comes to retainer walls. Tiered retainer walls are a great addition to any home because they add so many options for dressing each tier. We’ve seen different garden and flower options per tier that help you demonstrate your personality on each tier.

Best Left to an Expert

You can run into any number of problems when creating a retaining wall. If you don’t compact the trench the ground properly, you may have a loose foundation. If the right material isn’t used for the base, you could have drainage issues during rainy and snow season.

Additionally, after your wall is 4ft or higher, you may need to consult an engineer and have plans drawn and approved by the city depending on where you live. It’s a big project to take on and one that we’ve seen time and time again. Let us help make your retainer wall dreams come true.

If you need a retainer wall in Dayton, Ohio put it, give us a call, today at Nature’s Own!

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