A retaining wall is important pieces of any landscaping plan. It can prevent erosion, improve drainage and create a larger usable area of your yard. While retaining walls are extremely functional, they can also be beautiful.
The experts at E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting can help you design a gorgeous retaining wall using anything from segmented block, natural fieldstone or granite. We can integrate a patio, poolscape staircase, pillar or walkway with your retaining wall as well.
When is a CT retaining wall required?
- If you have a problem with erosion. Retaining walls reduce erosion by decreasing the angle of the slope of your yard and holding back soil.
- If your yard slopes toward your home’s foundation.
- When you want to level a portion of your yard to accommodate an Outdoor Living feature, such as a paver patio, pool or spa deck, outdoor kitchen or fire pit.
- When you want to improve drainage.
And don’t forget that most retaining walls are enhanced by the right plantings. The experts at E.A. Quinn can pick the right plants to highlight your yard’s retaining wall.
For more information on retaining wall collapse, visit our recent blog post on the subject. Unfortunately, it’s very common for retaining walls that poorly designed to collapse over time. You can also see what type of work we’ve done on improving a property that had a failing retaining wall at its entrance. Finally, check out our recent blog post for tips on planning a retaining wall.
Browse the photos below to see examples of the both functional and beautiful retaining walls we’ve installed for our clients. Want more photos? Head over to our Galleries page to review various examples of retaining walls installed at CT homes by the experts at EA Quinn Landscape Contracting.