Retaining Walls: What material is best for your situation?

Wood

  • ·         Fairly quick installation
  • ·         Fits in with most styles
  • ·         Tends to blend into the landscape
  • ·         With proper waterproofing it can last for 20+ years
  • ·         Best for walls under 4 feet tall

Pavers

  • ·         A wide variety of colors, shapes and sizes
  • ·         Can make fit with almost any landscape
  • ·         Very durable
  • ·         Strong & can be built into custom shapes

Poured Concrete

  • ·         Unfinished it works well in modern landscapes
  • ·         Can color it or face it in various ways for other aesthetics
  • ·         Very strong
  • ·         Can build high walls with it

Cinder Blocks

  • ·         Can be faced for different effects
  • ·         Stucco is one look that works well
  • ·         Sturdy
  • ·         Durable
  • ·         Can build high

Bricks

  • ·         Works well in traditional styles
  • ·         Strong
  • ·         Durable

Stones

  •           Has a distinctive aesthetic that many love
  •           Comes in different colors and shapes
  •           Very strong
  •           Can build high walls with it

With over 10 years of doing landscape design and installation jobs in Los Angeles that include retaining walls, we have a wide range of experience using all the above materials.