Transform Your Yard With a Beautiful Retaining Wall
Retaining walls are structures designed to hold back soil or other materials and prevent erosion or the collapse of a slope, which are common in the Pacific Northwest. Retaining walls are typically made of stone, concrete, or brick, and can vary in height and design. In addition to their practical function, retaining walls can also be used to enhance the aesthetic appeal of your landscape.
Economy landscaping will provide added beauty to your home while ensuring functionality. We are your commercial and residential retaining walls contractor in Seattle and surrounding areas.
Benefits of Retaining Walls
- Prevent Soil Erosion: Retaining walls can help prevent soil erosion which can be caused by rainwater as well as sprinkler/irrigation systems.
- Enhance Aesthetics: Retaining walls can add depth and dimension to your landscape design. By incorporating different materials, textures, and colors, you can create a visually appealing feature that complements the overall style of your property.
- Increase Property Value: Retaining walls can increase the value of your property by creating usable space and enhancing the overall aesthetic appeal of your landscaping.
- Improve Drainage: If your property has poor drainage, retaining walls can redirect water and prevent soil erosion caused by runoff.
We will help you consider options such as adding a patio, a bench, or even stairs to your retaining wall design. We can build your retaining wall with many materials like boulders, concrete stings, limestone, keystone blocks, wood, and more. We assess your individual needs and yard before recommending a type of retaining wall installation for your home or commercial space.
At Economy Landscaping we take many precautions to ensure your wall will be sturdy enough to retain the slope and will hold up against strong weather conditions.
How long does a retaining wall last?
The lifespan of a retaining wall depends on several factors including the type of material used and the environmental conditions in the area. In general, Economy Landscape’s retaining walls can last for about 20-30 years or more.
Can retaining walls be built on sloped terrain?
Yes, retaining walls are often built on sloped terrain to hold back soil and prevent erosion. However, building a retaining wall on steep slopes can be challenging. We will assess the conditions of your terrain and determine the best approach for your retaining wall.
How much does it cost to build a retaining wall?
The cost of building a retaining wall depends on several factors, including the height of the wall, the type of material used, and the complexity of the design. We are happy to provide you with a free quote.