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Benefits of Different Retaining Wall Design

Which Design to Choose?

Retaining walls are an excellent way to add landscaping to your yard where there is no room for it. Retaining walls can also use them to make a more extensive garden more feasible by providing extra space between the garden and your house. And if you are building an outdoor kitchen, the retaining wall will become necessary support. They can too be utilized to form a stable base for outdoor furniture. So if you are looking for an attractive and practical design to add to your landscaping, try one of these popular designs. The following are popular retaining wall designs.

Wooden Wall

You can build a wooden retaining wall using boards from 1/2-inch to 3/4-inch thick. You can also use pressure-treated wood. Wooden walls come in many styles and colors, depending on what aesthetic you want for your property. You can add decorative trim to the top to get a more finished and attractive look.


Concrete is another popular choice for retaining walls because it is a durable and attractive option. And it can be used on properties with or without a basement. Concrete can be built in many shapes and sizes, and there are different types of concrete. But what they all have in common is their sturdiness and ease of finishing.

Rammed Earth

This is one of the least expensive erosion and sediment control options and can be used in other landscaping projects. It is a natural material formed from soil and organic materials that have been compressed and worked until they form stiff, durable bricks. It is available in different colors, depending on the materials that have been combined. And the design and the method of construction. The material is very similar to concrete; however, it is usually softer and less durable.

If you want to make an appointment with our retaining wall design experts, please do not hesitate to call Arbor Rock and Wall Landscaping LLC today at (515) 207-6695; we are based in the Des Moines, IA area.

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