There are many reasons for installing retaining walls, some of which include preventing erosion, aesthetic purposes, and stabilizing sloped yards. Retaining walls are a protective structure that holds back soil from a building or structure. They help prevent down slope movement and provide support for vertical or near- vertical grade changes. 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.
Retaining walls also provide privacy for you and your family from the elements, insects, animals and nosy neighbors!
Here are some benefits to installing a retaining wall:
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