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Retaining Walls


Retaining Walls are primarily used to tame a slope. A number of small walls can be used to create levels within the garden, giving a decorative look. On the other hand, one large wall may help to create a spacious level area that can be used for more practical activities. click here to see some of our recently completed projects.
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Interlocking Block 

Interlocking Block system is comprised of concrete segmental block units which suit a wide variety of Garden Landscaping situations. Not only do they look great but they are made to last  click here for more information.

 

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interlocking block garden wall

Besser Block

All our blocks are set in wet concrete (not road base) for maximum strength. We can build these walls up to 2.2 meters high

Retaining and Basement Walls consist of a reinforced concrete base which anchors the wall.  The stem is then reinforced with steel bars and the cores are filled with concrete click here for more information.

Crib Walls


Concrete retaining walls provide a durable solution that is required of a structure in contact with soil and exposed to wetting and drying. Concrete does not rot and is resistant to termites. Concrete retaining walls are very strong and suit areas that require strong support.

Timber Walls

Depending on the timber used, timber retaining walls can be very strong and cheaper than other materials. click here for more information on timber retaining walls.



 

General Information

Depending on the size and purpose of the wall you may need to obtain council approval or building permits before commencing building your wall.

  • It is recommended that you call in the experts for any wall over about 900mm (3 feet)
  • Wet stone is more stable than dry stone and can be used for walls over a metre or that hold back larger volumes of earth.
  • The choice of material is greatly affected by whether the wall is structural or decorative, the cost of materials and associated labour and the general appearance desired.
  •  Drainage is essential no matter what material is used. 
  • Keep the style of the house and garden in mind when choosing your material so that your wall does not look out of place.
  • Dry stone does not need the solid foundations of wet stone wall
  • To improve the life of your timber retaining wall, use rot-resistant timbers or treated timber suitable for contact with soil. Treatment levels below H4 for CCA (copper, chromium, arsenic) pine should not be used in soil. Remember that if cutting treated timber, you need to treat the cut surface as the treatment may not have penetrated to the core of the timber. Timbers treated with creosote can harm your green life.