What is the purpose of a retaining wall?

What is the purpose of a retaining wall?

Retaining walls often go unnoticed, but they are key components of good landscape designs. In this blog post, we review their purpose as well as the steps involved in installing a retaining wall in your back yard. When is a retaining wall needed? A retaining wall is...
Tiered boulder retaining wall timelapse

Tiered boulder retaining wall timelapse

A sloping back yard can be a challenge to enjoy. Often, a retaining wall can help create more usable space for a homeowner. In the video below you can watch the professionals at E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting transform a steeply sloping back yard with a series of...
Retaining Wall Ideas for CT Homeowners

Retaining Wall Ideas for CT Homeowners

Do you have an area of your yard that slopes? You may want to consider a retaining wall to help give you more usable yard, or to make your landscape more visually appealing. Retaining walls can be used in a variety of ways in a landscape design. Here are some...

Best of 2019: Before & After

We’ve compiled a brief blog post showing some of our favorite projects from 2019, including before and after photos of our work. Perhaps this compilation will provide you with some landscaping inspiration for 2020. If it does, give E.A. Quinn a call! Project 1:...

Retaining wall: Before and After

Some retaining walls are small. Some are big. These are HUGE! This property is located in Glastonbury. EA Quinn is sourcing the stone for these walls from a local quarry. Here’s a before-photo of the backyard. You can see it has quite a slope, which makes it...
How much does a retaining wall cost?

How much does a retaining wall cost?

So you need a retaining wall and you want to know how much it cost to build one. Unfortunately, there’s no a simple answer. The cost of a retaining wall can range between $20 and $40 per square foot depending on several key factors: How big is the retaining...