first, the answer depends on regulations applicable in your country and area. to be checked. beyond the regulatory aspect, the steel cover for a reinforced concrete retaining wall should take into account the potential presence of water and/or of
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use pressure-treated plywood to cover the wall. place a row of 1x6s along the bottom of the railroad-tie retaining wall so the plywood doesn't sit directly on the patio. press a sheet of pressure-treated plywood against the wall, resting on the 1x6s, and attach it to the wall with exterior-grade screws. cover it up with framing and drywall
retaining walls attached to homes have a useful purpose but do not necessarily look appealing. an option available to homeowners is to cover the retaining wall with a latex-based premixed stucco.
moving to new house with old railroad tie retaining wall. looking for a way to cover it up or do something with it like the title says, we are moving to a older home and it has a large, multi-level retaining wall built from railroad ties, with no drainage hole built in or anything.
retaining walls are not always the answer. on this job they weren't in the budget. we saved the porch, and created a backyard for 1/2 the cost by focusing on grading and other design ideas. heres
something there is that does not love a wall, wrote poet robert frost. if you also have a wall you do not love, remember that you can use trailing plants to cover a wall. not all wall covering plants are the same, however, so do your homework on what and how to plant. read on for more
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what is so especially dumb about concrete retaining walls? nothing at allunless the builder installs it squarely at the forefront of your property and doesnt bother to apply a stacked stone facade or apply a nice, thick coat of stucco to snaz it up so it doesnt have an institutional look to it.
cover the wall with plants. another way to soften a garden wall is to grow plants on the wall itself. here you have two options. first, you can grow climbing plants. you can let the plants climb freely up and over the wall, or you can train them onto a trellis. climbing plants are an excellent option if you want a natural, casual look.
a wood retaining wall is a nice addition to your property to create a terraced area. the problem is over time maintenance is needed due to wood rot. first thing you need to do is inventory on what needs to be replaced and what is connected to that element of the timber retaining wall. at times an
how to cover up a bad wall. a bad wall can be an eyesore, but you don't have to let it bother you forever to strategically cover up small cracks, bumpy patches, and odd stains, try displaying an artwork or vinyl wall decal over the flawed
about 3 years ago,a house was built to our north where the property was being developed with new housing. the owner chose to build up their yard about 3 feet because of drainage. they brought in old concrete freeway barriers : and positioned them the entire 110 feet of the property line, then proceeded to bring in loads of dirt to bring up the yard level.
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