In this tutorial, I will show you how to build a simple retaining wall. My first project was a fire pit and a patio combination and the second involved replacing a rotting wood retaining wall. Stone retaining walls really do add a touch of elegance to your outdoor landscape projects.
The simple and reliable retaining wall system enables you to construct your own wall due to the dry-stacking interlocking system within height and load constraints. Walls can generally be built to 800mm in height without reinforcement or engineering but always check with your local council for their maximum permitted height for non-engineered walls.
DIY Retaining Walls Made of Interlocking Blocks How to Build a Retaining Wall . Highly recommended for short walls no more than 3 feet tall, the idea is to fill the cavity behind the wall with earth to create pressure that will push these blocks forward and hold the joints firmly with the underlying blocks.
THE RIDGI SYSTEM. When you do-it-yourself using a RIDGI reinforced retaining wall system you can be confident that you are using a system has been designed and engineered specifically for retaining walls, garden edging and beds up to a height of 90cm 900mm
Give your plain landscape a stunning makeover with a block retaining wall. The blocks for this project have a locking flange which makes the installation easy. The interlocking blocks can be used to build walls up to 28 inches high. Follow the block manufacturer's instructions concerning wall
Concrete retaining wall blocks are easy to install and ideal for building soil retaining walls, reclaiming sloped land, reducing erosion and even creating feature garden walls, planter boxes and veggie patches.
DIY expert Frank Gardner needed to find a simple system for installing a retaining wall in a just a day. Handyman Magazine I found the Retain-iT system at the hardware store and liked how the galvanised posts would look with pine sleepers.
DIY retaining wall provides cost-effective solution This resident needed to level the uneven yard of his home situated on the low side of the street and increase the functionality of his outdoor space.