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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi, good day. The 7' retaining wall around my house and garden is cracking. The house is on a small rise above the split in the road. The retaining wall is basically holding all the soil back, so I'm quite concerned. The houses here are built on saprolite, what we call rotten rock, so it's not...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Good day guys, I'm building a 10-ft high concrete retaining wall 12-in thick with a 10-ft radius curve. Looking for advice on forming. Was figuring on using two pieces of 3/8 inch plywood with 2x4 verticals every 12 in. Does that sound like enough support? On the curve section should I just do...
  3. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I'm building a new "L" shaped retaining wall in my backyard, in which is the highest point will be 6' tall. I'm going to put a wood fence along the top, and wondering how to best set the posts as I'll have 12" of rock for drainage behind the wall + geogrid for reinforcement. 1) is it easier...
  4. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Retaining wall Bowing and earth above sinking.. please help contractor, set a base, set draining pipes and leveled and graded .. maybe he did not compact enough ? since wall is moving can i anchor it down and then top fill and compact ? also we received torrential rainfall over last week and...
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