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No. 1 Retaining Wall Experts In Wellington

Wellington Retaining Wall

Does your house need an extensive upgrade? Do you need a durable retaining wall for your property in Wellington? We offer you the most durable retaining wall of all time. Call us if you need timber decks, stone walls, landscaping, foundation repairs, and fencing.

 We have been building retaining walls for commercial and residential properties in New Zealand. Our years of experience have made our team topnotch when it comes to quality, timeliness, and professionalism. We service the Greater Wellington Region, including Kapiti Coast, Palmerston North, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, and as far as Martinborough. We are aways happy to offer free quote and direction for your project. Call us for a free estimate.

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Add depth and beauty to your outdoor space, or better yet secure your garden beds. From terraces to columns and raised flower beds, retaining walls have been proven to preserve property designs and aesthetically elevate value.

stone wall

A multi-piece system, perfect for freestanding walls and outdoor living environments.

retaining wall

Made from high-quality timber for natural, organic appearance. Perfect for slope-terrains.

blockwork retaining wall

Makes a durable structure for residential and commercial retaining walls.

interlocking retaining wall

Features specialized shapes and features for a stable landscaping and other engineering projects.

Danny Smith Porirua City

I hired this team t o build a timber retaining wall for my property in Porirua. Everyone did a job well done from start to finish. The walls were topnotch.

Claudia S.B. Upper Hutt

I absolutely love this team! Mike was very helpful, the team is very approachable. Great work. Impressive drainage. Project was 100% approved.

Paul Sullivan Lower Hutt

I hired this team for a blockwork retaining wall for a sloping driveway. They are always on time and they've fixed my long-time problem. Thank you!

200+ projects

We’ve complete more than 200 projects for the year 2023 only & currently counting. Our company has been known to be topnotch when it comes to timber & blockwork retaining walls. If you have a property in Wellington, New Zealand, you can trust us to do a job well done.

Best Timber Retaining Wall Builder

Timber walls are undeniably one of the most favorite among Wellington property owners because of their durability and flexibility. Due to the high number of sloping areas in Wellington, timber can easily adapt to the pressure of soil, especially when it rains. It also provides good drainage, making it ideal for sloping areas and even for Wellington landscaping services. That is why we pride ourselves as one of the best timber retaining wall contractors in Wellington region. If you need a sturdy timber retaining wall, feel free to give us a call.

We Build Blockwork Retaining Wall

Don’t settle for less. If you need a blockwork retaining wall for your property in New Zealand, whether it is commercial or residential, you can trust our contractors to do a job well done. We’ve been serving Wellington for more than 15 years, making 200+ property owners happy with the results. We are excited to build our next project!

Why Hundreds Of Customers Keep Coming Back To Our Retaining Wall Services

  • gravity retaining walls
  • counterfort retaining walls
  • cantilever retaining walls
  • semi-gravity retaining walls
  • non-gravity cantilevered walls
  • prefabricated modular gravity walls
  • anchored walls
  • hybrid systems
  • gabion retaining walls
  • mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls
  • piled retaining wall
  • crib retaining walls

 

 

Why Build Retaining Walls In Your Garden

Retaining wall not only improve the look of your yard. It stabilizes the land and provides beautiful element to your landscape. It also adds a landscape centerpiece, preserves soils in sloping areas, or add a subtle backdrop to your plantings. The choice of retaining wall, depends on the functionalities and features that you want to prioritize.

Benefits Of Building A Retaining Wall

Aesthetics. Retaining walls can significantly enhance the aesthetic appearance of a landscape. They provide an opportunity to add texture, color, and dimension to outdoor spaces.  We can build retaining walls using different materials such as natural stone, brick, or decorative concrete blocks. You can use them to complement your property and create a visually appealing terrace. Tiered levels can also help with garden beautification.

It improves drainage. One of the primary functions of retaining walls is to address drainage issues and prevent soil erosion. By creating a barrier against the movement of soil, retaining walls help manage water runoff and control the flow of rainwater. Properly designed retaining walls include drainage systems to redirect water away from the wall, reducing the risk of erosion and potential damage to the surrounding landscape

It improves the value of your home. Well-designed and professionally constructed retaining walls can contribute to the overall curb appeal and value of a property. They are considered desirable features in landscaping, especially in areas with sloped terrain. Potential homebuyers often appreciate the functional and aesthetic benefits of retaining walls, making them an attractive selling point and potentially increasing the resale value of the property

It creates more usable space. Retaining walls are instrumental in transforming steep or uneven terrain into usable and accessible spaces. By leveling the land through terracing or tiering, retaining walls create flat areas that can be used for various purposes such as gardens, patios, or play areas. This makes the previously challenging landscape more practical and enjoyable for homeowners.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

What’s the purpose of retaining walls?

Retaining walls serve to hold back soil, preventing erosion and creating level surfaces on sloped landscapes.

What are the advantages of retaining walls?

Retaining walls provide stability, prevent soil erosion, create usable space, enhance aesthetics, and can be customized for various landscapes.

What is a retaining wall in a garden?

In a garden, a retaining wall is a structure that helps manage soil elevation, prevents erosion, and adds visual appeal to the landscape.

Do I really need a retaining wall?

If your property has slopes, erosion issues, or you want to create terraced spaces, a retaining wall may be necessary for stability and aesthetics.

Can I install a retaining wall in my front yard?

Yes, retaining walls are commonly installed in front yards to address elevation changes, enhance curb appeal, and provide functional garden spaces.

What type of retaining wall can help manage runoff and prevent soil erosion?

Permeable block or stone retaining walls with proper drainage systems are effective in managing runoff and preventing soil erosion.

I want to preserve my garden bed rock, what type of retaining wall should I choose?

Choose a low-profile retaining wall, such as a stone or timber wall, to preserve garden bed rock and provide a natural look.

What is a concrete retaining wall, and is it any better?

A concrete retaining wall offers strength, durability, and versatility in design. It can be a suitable choice for various applications and provides a solid and long-lasting solution.

How does retaining walls prevent sinkholes?

Retaining walls prevent sinkholes by stabilizing soil, reducing water runoff, and preventing erosion, which can undermine the ground and contribute to sinkhole formation.

Can stone retaining walls be customized to match my property’s style?

Yes, stone retaining walls offer a high level of customization. Different types of stones, such as natural fieldstone or cut stones, can be used to create various textures and patterns that complement your property’s aesthetic.

Do block walls require any special maintenance?

Block walls generally require minimal maintenance. Regular cleaning and inspection for any signs of damage or wear are recommended. Proper drainage systems are often integrated into the design to prevent issues related to water buildup.

What factors should I consider when deciding between timber, stone, and block retaining walls?

Considerations include the specific needs of your landscape, aesthetic preferences, budget, and long-term maintenance requirements. Each material has its unique advantages, and the choice depends on the individual characteristics of your project.

What is the lifespan of a typical retaining wall, and can it be extended with proper care?

The lifespan of a retaining wall depends on factors such as material, construction quality, and environmental conditions. With proper maintenance and timely repairs, many retaining walls can last several decades. Regular inspections and addressing issues promptly contribute to longevity.

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