Retaining Wall Installation Augusta,GA

Purpose and Function

Retaining walls can serve various purposes, such as preventing soil erosion, managing water runoff, creating usable space on a slope, and adding visual interest to landscaping. Augusta Landscaping is a retaining wall contractor that serves the areas of Augusta Ga and the surrounding areas just for this purpose.

Material Options

Augusta Landscaping offers several materials, Common materials for retaining walls include engineered concrete blocks, bricks, natural stone, and treated wood. The cost of these materials range, from wood being the cheapest and doesn’t last long compared to other material, to engineered concrete blocks being the most expensive but being the longest lasting. Cost also depends on how large the retaining wall might be.

How Does Augusta Landscaping Install Retaining Walls?

Augusta Landscaping installs retaining walls differently depending on the material. For materials like engineered concrete blocks, bricks, and natural stone, construction typically involves excavation, leveling the base, placing the first course of blocks or stones, backfilling, and repeating the process.

Proper drainage behind and beneath the retaining wall is crucial to prevent water buildup, which can lead to soil instability and wall failure. Drainage solutions may include gravel backfill, and drainage pipes and so proper alignment and stability is very important.


Regular maintenance is essential to ensure the longevity and effectiveness of a retaining wall. Inspecting for signs of erosion, settling, or damage and addressing issues promptly can prevent costly repairs.


Depending on the height and location of the retaining wall, local building codes and regulations may require consulting with the county you are located in, adhering to these regulations is essential to ensure a safe and compliant installation.

How do I get Started?

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