Retaining Wall - Landscaping & Lawn Care - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Landscaping & Lawn Care

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-29-2008, 10:44 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

retaining wall


My husband is building a circular retaining wall using Versa Lok blocks. The wall is on the corner of our house and we are going to use it to landscape. The corner of the house slopes down that is why we chose to build a wall so the corner will be flat. The wall will be about 4-5 feet tall and about 7-8 feet in diameter. He laided crushed stone as a base and is filling in behind the wall with the crushed stone. He also put the fabric over the fill to hold it away from the wall. He didn't put in drainage tile and we are now wondering if he should tear down the wall and put one in. Is is necessary or will we be ok? Any information will help. Thanks

Advertisement

luv2hunt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2008, 08:45 PM   #2
Master General ReEngineer
 
Bondo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Chaumont River, Ny.
Posts: 3,831
Rewards Points: 2,296
Default

retaining wall


Ayuh,... You should be just Fine......

Advertisement

Bondo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Retaining wall drainage werc Landscaping & Lawn Care 12 05-23-2008 11:43 PM
Going to build a retaining wall. Want to run my idea by you guys and gals keyser soze Landscaping & Lawn Care 5 03-17-2008 06:33 PM
Raising Doorway Height (load bearing?) treefrog Building & Construction 6 02-25-2008 10:11 PM
Marrying a sloping stone wall to a cinder block wall. mrdol Landscaping & Lawn Care 1 11-09-2007 05:08 PM
Low Retaining Wall cibula11 Landscaping & Lawn Care 3 07-29-2007 01:02 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts