Retaining Walls That Will Stand the Test of Time
There are many landscapers that claim they can build retaining walls. Unfortunately, there are many unsatisfied home owners who have hired those so-called professionals and have had failures. The good news is you have an excellent choice in ScapeWorx. Not only will you get a 5 Year Warranty but you will also get a company that has something money can’t buy… Experience & Intelligence. Discover the Difference!
We have been building walls for well over a decade. Retaining walls, sitting walls, garden walls, & masonry walls. We also specialize in real stone veneers. Contact Us Today for a FREE QUOTE!
Why Would You Need a Retaining Wall?
Typically a retaining wall is constructed to hold the ground in place behind it. They are also built to create a level surface, giving you more usable space on your property. They are also commonly used for aesthetic reasons rather than structural because of how they can really accent your property.
Building a retaining wall takes skill, knowledge, and most of all intelligence & experience. If you live in Glen Mills, Garnet Valley, or Media PA give the professionals at ScapeWorx a call to see how we can help you. We are Certified, Insured, and here to help you!
We offer an assortment of styles and custom shapes. We can also provide you with a set of Professional Blueprints so you can visualize your project before it even gets started. Computer generated 3D graphic images can also be made available. At ScapeWorx we work along with our clients to make their Visions a Reality.
Discover the Difference in ScapeWorx Retaining Walls
When it comes to exceptional craftsmanship and innovative design, the choice is clear: ScapeWorx. Our expert team, armed with advanced techniques and the highest quality materials, ensures every retaining wall project not only enhances the beauty of your outdoor space but also guarantees structural integrity for years to come.
Our meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence always shine through. We understand that a retaining wall is more than just a functional element—it's a pivotal feature of your landscape's aesthetic and longevity. That's why we invite everyone to "Discover the Difference" with ScapeWorx, where superior workmanship meets unparalleled customer satisfaction.
Frequently Asked Questions
A: The primary purpose of a retaining wall is to hold back soil and prevent erosion, especially in sloped areas. They can also manage water runoff, create usable flat areas on hilly terrain, enhance aesthetic appeal, and increase property value.
A: Retaining walls can be constructed from a variety of materials, including concrete blocks, poured concrete, treated timbers, rocks or boulders, bricks, and natural stones. The choice of material often depends on the desired aesthetic, the wall's required height, and budget considerations.
A: The lifespan of a retaining wall depends on the materials used, the construction quality, and the environmental conditions. Concrete and stone walls can last for several decades, often 50 years or more, while timber walls typically last between 10 to 20 years with proper maintenance.
A: In many cases, yes. The need for a permit often depends on the wall's height and location, as well as local building codes and regulations. It's essential to check with your local building department before starting construction. Any wall over 4 ft will require an engineer.
A: For small, low retaining walls (usually up to 3 feet high), DIY construction can be a feasible project with proper planning and tools if you have the right knowledge. For taller walls & walls that hold back soil, professional design and construction are best to ensure the stability and longevity of the wall.
A: Signs that a retaining wall may need to be replaced include leaning or bulging, cracks and deterioration of the wall material. Contact a professional if you notice any of these issues.
A: Choose the right material for your property. You want everything to coincide. You can add built-in planters, landscape lighting is one of the biggest enhancements, and planting ground cover or bushes also makes a huge impact.
A: Proper drainage is crucial to prevent water pressure from building up behind the wall. If this isn’t done the wall will fail. If someone isn’t installing a drainage system behind the wall DO NOT HIRE THEM!
Contact Us Today for a Beautiful Retaining Wall, Sitting, or Garden Wall
Whether you want to just improve your Landscape Design with a retaining wall by adding elevations like raised flower beds or a sitting wall, or you need to add one for structural reasons… Do not hesitate to give us a call! We can be reached at 484-684-5500.
To put your mind at ease we are also NCMA certified. That means we are educated and continuously take classes to improve on our skill set.
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