What Are Retaining Walls
A retaining wall is used in backyards to create a rigid barrier between two sides of a garden. This ensures that the soil, plants, or grass can be retained at different levels on either side.
The Benefits of Retaining Walls
In addition to the practical value of using retaining walls to keep your backyard functional, a well designed and constructed wall can add significant value to your home. And, of course, there’s nothing more beautiful than a clean and fresh garden incorporating retainer walls!
Styles and Materials
There’s nothing cookie cutter about the way we array garden walls! From the style of the barrier itself to the materials used, the team at Vorstman Constructions offers you plenty of choice and options. If you’re struggling to get over the wall of decision-making yourself, don’t worry – our helpful team is here to offer professional advice.
Looking for an economical option? Treated pine sleeper retaining walls are a great choice! Often used to support an excavated or filled embankment, timber is effective in preventing soil from collapsing without damaging your property in the process.
Sleek, minimalistic, stylish… there’s a lot going for concrete retaining walls. Of course, they’re super practical as well: strong, insect-proof and not prone to rotting, concrete is easy to clean and maintain. Whilst more expensive than timber, it’s still an affordable option.
Rock walls are classic for a reason: this elegant and natural solution is versatile enough for most properties, especially if you’re going for a complementary design to fit into a natural landscape. Our team will help you choose the exact type of rock to suit your environment.
Link block retaining walls are made from concrete which means you get the benefit of a durable, hard wearing and rot-resistant material. By using blocks, this is an easy-to-install soil retaining wall and is particularly suited to reclaiming sloped land, reducing erosion and creating feature vegetable patches, planter boxes and garden walls.