in this video, this old house landscape contractor roger cook explains how to build a retaining wall. steps: 1. dig into hillside 2 ft. back from face of retaining wall. 2. stretch a level line between wood stakes to establish the wall height.
i hope to build a retaining wall 5' and 6' tall by 44' long. i had hoped to build it with a concrete footer, 'cinder' blocks filled with concrete and slate veneer - but i am wondering how big and deep the footer should be to avoid future problems. we live in atlanta so the frost depth is about an inch. an alternative is to use concrete blocks from a home improvement store -
what to know before you build a wooden retaining wall getty images. i want to build a three-foot-high retaining wall behind my house out of pressure-treated wood. if the retaining wall is
this old house landscape contractor roger cook discovers the wide world of stones. see below for a shopping list. how to choose materials for a stone wall this old house this old house
ask this old house mason mark mccullough travels to san diego to repair a crack in a concrete retaining wall with a stucco finish. subscribe to this old hous
this old house landscape contractor roger cook shows how to hideand beautifyan ugly concrete-block retaining wall. see below for a shopping list and tools
build a retaining wall with this old house. click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com. follow wonderhowto on facebook, twitter, pinterest, flipboard, and linkedin; build a retaining wall with an inside 90 degree wall how to: build a terraced retaining wall
this old house landscape contractor roger cook saves a soggy foundation. see below for a shopping list and tools. - pressure-treated 2x12s, used to form retaining wall - 3-inch-long
you, our toh online community members, told us that building a retaining wall tops the summer to-do list. so we asked our experts for their diy retaining wall ideas to help you create a sturdy and stylish structure for leveling your landscape
question for those familiar with retaining walls and fences. i have someone who needs to have a new fence installed. because the property next door is a rental/foreclosure property, she wants some added fence height as well as barrier for trash and debris from coming onto her side. on her side she plans to install a raised flowerbed. the current mode of thinking is to run a
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remove any plants lining the retaining wall with a shovel. dig deep to give the plants a strong root ball. transfer plants temporarily to a tarp for safekeeping. remove the pieces of the old wall. dig a few inches back and deep along the location of the old wall. lay a thick base of gravel along the trench. pack it down tight with a tamper.
retaining walls are engineered systems that restrain tons of soil. learn about the different types and how to build a retaining wall at this old house. a retaining wall can hold back a hillside and turn steep slopes into living spaceif you pay attention to the basics
at the toh generation next project house in newton, ma, the company delivered 75 linear feet of a 30-inch-high retaining wall and completed the work in less than 3 hours. building that same wall on-site with mortared stones would have taken my crew and me more than a week. this approach saves not only time and lots of heavy lifting but also money.