DIY Concrete Retaining Walls?

Answer A hillside can be landscaped in different ways. Many landscaping choices are limited by the steepness of the slope and the local weather patterns. Prevailing winds and heavy rainfall can destroy a ... Read More »

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DIY Retaining Walls?

A small retaining wall is a DIY project for a homeowner with average landscaping skills. Many people add a retaining wall in their front lawns to separate their lawn from the sidewalk. Others build... Read More »

Outdoor Steps & Retaining Walls?

If part of a property is too steep or uneven to use for gardening or for a yard, a retaining wall can transform it into something useful. By building a wall, backfilling over the slope, then adding... Read More »

How to Build Simple Inexpensive Retaining Walls?

Retaining walls create a flat space for a garden bed, patio or hedge; they also prevent erosion. Retaining walls are used to manage steep slopes on a landscape; however, they are not limited to slo... Read More »

How to Compare Solid Concrete Walls & Block Walls?

All concrete is made of cement, water and rock. But not all concrete is the same. The biggest difference between one type of concrete and another is in the rock, sand or crushed stone called aggreg... Read More »