Have you noticed properties with retaining walls and wondered about the purpose and benefits of these walls? There are many reasons your property may need a retaining wall, whether it is to prevent erosion or control the flow of water around your property. If you have issues with soil washing away from your foundation or excess water is gathering in inconvenient places around your home, retaining walls may be the perfect solution. Here are three reasons to consider building a retaining wall on your property:
- If your home is located on land that is sloped, retaining walls can help keep rocks and dirt from constantly sliding down on your property. When a retaining wall is built, it levels out the steep angle of land and holds more soil, dirt, and rocks in place.
- Retaining walls can provide you with more security, stability, and peace of mind knowing that if something shifts in the ground, you won’t be left with a big mess to clean up. Even if you aren’t experiencing shifting rocks or soil around your home now, it may be possible in the future.
- There are also many design options when it comes to retaining walls, so you don’t always have to focus on the functional aspects of these structures. Retaining walls can add great appeal to the landscaping of your backyard, and with many different materials available, you can make your retaining wall fit with your personal style and tastes.
For more information about retaining walls, feel free to call our team at Renegar Construction!