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Benefits of Segmental Retaining Walls

Segmental retaining walls must be used in just one finite emplacement within a yard and may serve as an emphasis wall or center of attention, or if needed, a complete system of tiered walls could possibly be designed to turn a sloped exterior space into eye catching landscape design that is as functional as it is beautiful. The size and the setup of the will mostly be contingent upon the slope and level of the ground and will be built where the soil needs to be stopped from runoff, although design will come into play to establish the finished layout of the wall or walls. Here are 5 benefits to installing a concrete retaining wall:

  • Providing functional support for keeping soil in place,

  • Preventing sink holes and eliminating the eye sore of dirt piles and hills

  • Helpful in preventing flooding

  • Reduces maintenance and prevents erosion

  • Prevent damage to property or surrounding structures

A retaining wall is a protective structure, first and foremost. It is a structure that holds back soil from a building or structure. Retaining walls prevent down slope movement and provide support for vertical or near- vertical grade changes. Segmental retaining walls can serve aesthetic and landscape design functions as well. A retaining wall installation completed by a quality professional will enhance the value of one’s home. An expert retaining wall installation ought to be both functional and aesthetically satisfying.

Segmental retaining walls are dual purpose; they serve a functional production and are a decorative feature. They are originally built to hold back ground that might otherwise move downwards. People might consider it as a dam for solid runoff. They help stabilize a sloped landscape and provide flat surfaces at elevated intervals.

Whether for aesthetic appeal or landscape retention, retaining walls can be a great enhancement to any property. They offer a distinctive look to a landscape with a very important purpose. With the increasing amount of rain and storm water runoff, we must be mindful of the disastrous effects erosion can have on uneven land. Next to planting trees and shrubs, retaining walls are the best runoff solution.

Retaining walls are perfect for keeping slopes like small hills or mounds beside our houses from land sliding. They’re perfect for garden landscaping and even for buttressing wall portions of our houses. Retaining walls can also be implemented into a patio setting and can be used as a backdrop that holds planters, lighting and keeps an area cool and shaded from sunlight or wind.

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