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Retaining Walls

Retaining Walls New Smyrna Beach, FL Creating functional and appealing resilient landscapes is about making sure that all of the features are planned down to the last detail. It is also important to use good quality materials and installation to ensure that the features will be resilient and durable. Aside from various elements such as pathways, walkways, patios and decks, etc., there are times when the landscape requires a certain amount of support.

This could be because the land has multiple levels, improper grading or soil erosion problems. If you find that any of these conditions exist in the outer areas of your home, you might need to get retaining walls installed. At Allphases Fence and Pavers we provide customized retaining wall design and installation solutions throughout greater New Smyrna Beach and the surrounding areas.

These specially engineered walls are built with the express purpose of providing support to the landscape and improving its resilience. Experienced companies can provide retaining wall plans that are unique and functional.

Types of Retaining Walls

Since every landscape will have a different layout, it will require different types of retaining walls. These walls could be constructed using materials such as concrete masonry blocks, bricks, natural stone, wood, aggregates etc. The purpose, settings, and design are some of the aspects which will be kept in view while designing retaining walls. Different types of walls could be built to provide support to a landscape:

  • Walls Made of Concrete Masonry Blocks - Today; many different companies manufacture specialized retaining wall systems. While the products are made of concrete, they are available in several different finishes, many of which look like natural stone. These modular blocks can be used to install retaining walls of different sizes and designs.

  • Retaining Walls With Inbuilt Seating - One of the best ways to make optimum use of the available outdoor areas is to build multi-use walls. This can be made possible by including seating features in the wall structure. For example, if you are getting a retaining wall built along the edge of a patio or deck, you can consider getting some seating space incorporated into the wall feature. This type of wall will serve the dual purpose of providing support to the landscape as well as seating in areas where it is required. You can install these walls in any area of the landscape.

  • Walls with Planter Elements - If you like the idea of having plants on your property, without creating a very cluttered look in the space, you should consider getting retaining walls with planters installed. These structures will have planter spaces at the top with the right amount of drainage within them. It is important to choose the location of these walls with care so that they provide maximum functionality.

The right types of landscape retaining walls, built at strategic locations in the landscape can improve its resilience and stability and add to the value of your property as well. However, it’s important to get these features designed and installed by experienced professionals like the ones at Allphases Fence and Pavers.