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Retaining Wall Construction


Looking For Landscaping Solutions For Your Sloped Property?
We specialize in designing and building functional retaining walls. 

Retaining walls are a great way to enhance both the look and function of your landscaping.  Commonly used as a solution for sloping and uneven lots, retaining walls let you carve out functional outdoor spaces into sloping properties that can be suitable for garden areas, sections of lawn, patios and more.  

Made out of a variety of building materials retaining walls can compliment your landscaping and increase your properties curb appeal.


Retaining Wall Construction St. Johns NL

Affordable Paving and Masonry is a full service landscaping contractor based in st. Johns Nl.  We specialize in the design and retaining walls construction in St. Johns, Mount Pearl using rock, block, and concrete for both residential and commercial property owners.

How long do block retaining walls last?

A concrete retaining wall can be expected to last anywhere from 50 to 100 years. Meanwhile, a brick masonry wall can be expected to last at least 100 years, though the quality of the work will play a role here.

Do I need drainage behind retaining wall?

 A retaining wall must have properly compacted backfill. ... In order to provide proper drainage, at least 12 inches of granular backfill (gravel or a similar aggregate) should be installed directly behind the wall. Compacted native soil can be used to backfill the rest of the space behind the wall.

What is the best base for a retaining wall?

Base Material

Round rocks such as pea gravel rolls and dislodge under pressure resulting in failure of the retaining wall. Lay a 4-6 inch layer of the crushed base material in the trench. Next compact it and level it using either a hand or mechanical compactor.

How Our Retaining Wall Construction Process Works

Retaining walls are an essential part of modern day landscaping projects through the St. johns area. When building a retaining wall on your property that is designed to hold back tons of soil and earth there is little margin for error.  We have many years of experience implementing retaining wall solutions into sloped properties in the St. Johns NL area. 

Why Choose Affordable Paving and Masonry For Retaining Wall Construction?

We understand that you have many landscaping contractors to choose from throughout the St. Johns area.  We just want you to know that when you choose to work with Affordable Paving and Masonry you are partnering with a  locally owned business that has more than 20 years experience implementing retaining wall solutions into Newfoundland properties.

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