Retaining Walls Installation in Toronto: Turning Your Design Ideas into Reality

Generally, retaining walls are freestanding structures, which help to hold and resist the lateral pressure of soil and different kinds of aggregates. If there is a drastic change in levels, probably you will need one to separate your living space with a boundary and protect it from landslides or rockslides. There are several types of material that can be used in retaining wall construction. The most common are: timber wood, concrete blocks and armour stones. This kind of works must be performed under professional supervision; in compliance with Ontario regulation acts and building codes, as any type of structural engineering. Contact Oaks Home Services, your local top rated landscape contractor, who will help you to design and build solid retaining wall.

Solid and Beatiful Stone Retaining Wall: Creative Design with Professional Team

Retaining walls fulfill different aesthetic purposes in landscape design as well as prevent erosion, hold back earth, and stabilize slope yards. For some outdoor spaces, it is one of the most important landscape elements. Our professional team will design and build a stone retaining wall, which will add beauty and functionality to your garden.

It also helps create decorative flower beds, separate functional zones, and uniquely designed terraces on your backyard. Oaks Home Services specializes in landscaping and turning dream designs into reality. We build sturdy and beautiful landscape retaining walls that always meet our clients’ needs, including:

  • functional support to keep aggregates in place;
  • simplicity of solving age-old problems – in some cases there is no need in natural landscape element removal from the yard, if we can construct a separating wall;
  • increased home value due to a huge difference in the look of property.

The most common materials we use to build strong and durable landscape constructions are:

  • concrete blocks;
  • armour stone;
  • concrete mixtures;
  • timber wood, etc.

Our team is committed to provide a wide range of landscape services in Toronto, Ontario: we are ready to create a perfect retaining wall design taking the house exterior, the look of the yard, and even the type of soil into consideration.

The Process of Building a Retaining Wall, and How to Do It Right?

Turning retaining wall ideas into action is not an easy thing to do. First, we prepare solid base, which is the most important step in the retaining wall installation process. After that, we build retaining wall itself. Even if it is an armour stone retaining wall with big gaps in between stones, it is important to add crushed stone beside the wall. This will help to provide proper drainage. Of course, there are much more important things to keep in mind during construction, including reinforcement grid directing pressure downwards, rather than against the blocks or timber. Thanks to many years of experience in landscaping, we know exactly how to build a retaining wall and Oaks Home Services is the best company in Greater Toronto Area to entrust with this task!

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