Function meets Style
While most barely notice them or only appreciate the aesthetics of a beautifully done retaining wall, it’s important to note their overall role in battling gravity and managing erosion!
Benefits of well-done retaining walls include:
Providing level, usable land
Managing water run-off
Provide extra seating
Protecting your home’s foundation
Enhancing your landscape design
Types of retaining walls to consider
This wood option is the least expensive but may not last as long
This natural stone is the most expensive but also the most attractive
Achieve a natural, rustic look with variety and texture
Most common type of wall with many color and style options
Incorporating a retaining wall into your landscape plan can enhance the overall aesthetic, provide transitions, back drops, and function as additional seating! Neher typically sources our retaining wall and freestanding block and systems from Watkins.
See our portfolio for more examples of Retaining Wall projects.
How long do retaining walls last?
Stone and brick retaining walls have been known to last decades when professionally built and maintained.
How high can a retaining wall be?
There are many factors involved in height. Some projects may require only a 2ft high wall, while seem may need 40ft. We will help you determine the right size.
Do you recommend a fence with my retaining wall?
If you have a tall retaining wall, you may want to include fencing for safety purposes.