Retaining Wall Design Ideas

Retaining walls add both a functional and aesthetic value to a home. Retaining walls are designed to hold back the ground or frame a garden or walkway. They also add beauty and provide a focal point to the exterior of a home.

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  • This retaining wall was designed to provide space for landscaping off the new deck and open porch addition. Stone stairs provide access to the lower level lawn.
    This retaining wall was designed to provide space for landscaping off the new deck and open porch addition. Stone stairs provide access to the lower level lawn.
  • This open porch addition built onto a lake cottage provides a multi-purpose outdoor living space and a spectacular lake view. We also built the steps, pillars and reset the retaining wall to complement the addition.
    This open porch addition built onto a lake cottage provides a multi-purpose outdoor living space and a spectacular lake view. We also built the steps, pillars and reset the retaining wall to complement the addition.
  • Large stones were used to create these landscape retaining walls.
    Large stones were used to create these landscape retaining walls.
  • Extensive excavation was done to build the lower patio over an elevated deck. We installed a 30-by-4 inch high retaining wall to keep the unexcavated area in place. We used a
    Extensive excavation was done to build the lower patio over an elevated deck. We installed a 30-by-4 inch high retaining wall to keep the unexcavated area in place. We used a "Mini Creta” product from Techno-Bloc in “Harvest Gold” to build the wall.
  • This Adirondack style log cabin features a two-level wrap around deck and a stone retaining wall. Large windows allow the owners to take in the view and bring light to the interior.
    This Adirondack style log cabin features a two-level wrap around deck and a stone retaining wall. Large windows allow the owners to take in the view and bring light to the interior.