Stone wall Services
Retaining walls have many functions as well as providing a great look to a persons property. Retaining walls can be used to prevent erosion on a persons property and they are an effective solution for sloping because they carve out an area making it usable for gardening, patios, parking pads, and more. They can also keep soil in place are a great decorative extension of a home and can direct rain water away from the hope.
Retaining walls are relatively rigid walls used for supporting soil laterally so that it can be retained at different levels on the two sides. Retaining walls are structures designed to restrain soil to a slope that it would not naturally keep to.
Boulder Retaining Walls
Boulders make a powerful statement, and their sheer size gives them an advantage as a retaining wall building material. The natural aspect of stone is alluring, and no two boulders are same, giving your wall a one-of-a-kind appearance.
Limestone Retaining Walls
Limestone are often picked because of their elegance and variety of color that they offer. It can be cut and shaped into a desired look and often have a more uniform appearance when placed together
Fieldstone Retaining Walls
Give the appearance of a natural stone wall and is popular because of its attractive appearance Fieldstone retaining walls are best under 6 feet since they’re too light to hold back that much earth. However, they come in a range of shapes and sizes, such as round river rock-style stone or flat flagstone-style stones.
Landscaping Retaining Walls
The concrete stackable blocks or stones typically have a decorative finish on the front side and a slight lip on the back. The lip of the lip fits into the block underneath it to form an interlocking joint that can withstand the external forces of the soil and fill pushing against it. The blocks are frequently slightly wedge-shaped to make curving retaining wall designs easier. This makes this type of retaining wall very durable and fast and easy to install. Landscaping blocks are typically used to construct retaining walls that are less than 3′ – 4′ high.
Concrete Retaining Walls
Many property owners prefer concrete for their retaining walls because it has a very modern and clean appearance. When utilizing concrete the shape and design is created using wood and the concrete is poured into the form. One of the advantages of concrete is that it can be colored or even embossed on the outside to improve the appearance and make it look like stone blocks, wood, or other materials.
Granite Retaining Walls
Granite is a natural stone that is tough and durable which makes it great for retaining walls. It comes in a variety of different colors, textures, and sizes which always gives it a unique look which customers love. The wall can be made into any height which makes it perfect for placement on any persons property.
We offer non-structural demolition which includes the breakdown and removal of boulder, limestone, concrete, and masonry walls. We can provide this service to any yard, shoreline, or property in a quickly and timeless manner.
When it comes to demolition, our team is unrivaled. We take extra precautions to fulfill all of our clients’ operational requirements, ensuring that work is completed efficiently and without disrupting everyday operations. All projects are handled with the highest care for the customer’s and our staff’ safety. Our personnel are sensitive to and skilled at performing jobs that require strict dust, noise, and vibration limits.
We’re the best in the business! Whether your beautiful shoreline wall has been worn down by waves, weather, the winter or storm water runoff, our skilled team can do the job and make it look brand new. We have lots of experience and expertise in shoreline stabilization, shoreline restoration, and shoreline erosion control.
Through using limestone, fieldstone, concrete, and more we can either restore your shoreline or create a wall to protect it. The best part is these walls can last a lifetime when done properly and add beauty to river, lake, or pond front properties.
RETAINING WALL CONTRACTORS
We provide professional design and construction services to create a wide range of retaining walls, retaining wall systems, gabion walls and accent walls to meet structural and decorative needs. We can offer a wide range of choices because, over the years, we have built hundreds of retaining walls in a variety of materials in a variety of landscapes. We can design and do installation to suit your commercial and residential retaining wall construction needs, no matter how big or small.
Landscape Design With Retaining Wall Project Expertise
Our landscape retaining wall contractors understand the ins and outs of creating a functional and attractive retaining wall, from design and size to proper materials and slope issues. For 35 years, Graniteco’ team of professional landscapers and retaining wall contractors has been bringing beauty to the Twin Cities‘s landscape. By considering existing plants, shrubs and other plant elements, our team of experts will help design and create the perfect retaining wall that closely resembles and enhances existing exterior finishes.
Construction Material & Maintenance
- Limestone Retaining Walls
- Boulder Retaining Walls
- Fieldstone Retaining Walls
- Landscaping Retaining Walls
- Concrete Retaining Walls
- Granite Retaining Walls
- Shoreline Restoration
- Block Retaining Wall
In addition to a wide selection of natural and man-made building materials, we can also offer homeowners a variety of retaining wall options. Walls can be made from a variety of materials, including natural stone, brick, and man-made. We can also edge the stones are your request.
What areas & what products will be need it to build a structure on your property, what height and is it to support a ground, drainage, guide the water flow, close to your patio or is only soil.
Our stone wall work experience in the Twin Cities area, our customers give us work on large projects and small, our work is high quality and we are proud of the product and services we provide.
Retaining walls make slopes more usable by flattening the slope and hindering water and soil from flowing downward. They can direct the flow of water in a direction you want it to go and prevent runoff from wearing down or eroding the landscape. They also serve an aesthetic purpose by making an area look neat and clearly defined.
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FAQ | retaining wall contractors
Natural stone retaining walls cost $8,500 on average, typically falling between $5,000 and $10,000. However, gabions run as low as $750 while large, natural stone projects can hit $30,000 or more. You’ll pay $5 to $100 per square foot for most landscaping walls.
What Is the Cheapest Type of Retaining Wall? The cheapest type of retaining wall is poured concrete. Prices start at $4.30 per square foot for poured concrete, $5.65 for interlocking concrete block, $6.15 for pressure-treated pine, and about $11 for stone.
Landscaping Boulder Costs
Landscaping Boulder – Installation Cost
$200.20 – $200.30
$300.40 – $350.50
Landscaping Boulder – Total
$460.20 – $480.32
$600.40 – $690.50
Landscaping Boulder – Total Average Cost per Square ft.
Use this equation to figure out how much stone you need to build a stone wall: (length in feet x width in feet x height in feet) / 27 = cubic yards of stone needed.