Design Inspired Retaining Walls
Segmental retaining walls come in all kinds of various shapes, sizes, and colors. Segmental walls are great to use for stabilizing walls, in most cases they are made with an interlocking mechanism molded in the stone which makes them extremely strong, and they are all engineered so there are specs available on how much weight individual walls can hold. But segmental walls are not only used for creating structural walls, but also focal points for any kind of landscape. These can include anything from pillars to something practical like a sitting wall. Here are a few of the different things you can do with segmental walls.
Most retaining walls can be used to build walls up to 3 ft tall. Majority of these walls can me made taller with the use of Geo-grid. It has to be used in walls taller then 3 ft and it ties a minimum of 3 ft into the grade behind the wall. By using this material you can increase the height of your walls without losing the structural integrity of the wall. Geo-grid can be used with all types of wall stone made by any manufactur...
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You may not need a retaining all in your backyard, but maybe you still want to partially frame in your patio area. Why not do it with something like a sitting wall? This is a great way to give your patio a cozy feeling, and a practical way to create some extra seating if you need it.
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