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Retaining Walls

Retaining Wall Construction

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4×6 Wood Retaining Walls

Retaining Walls

4×6 Wood retaining walls are seen on many properties in Calgary as they are a cost effective way to support an area of land from falling to a lower elevation. These types of walls are just as strong as stone or concrete and have a life expectancy of 35 years if built correctly. 4×6 wood retaining walls also provide a more rustic feel to a property and are maintenance free.

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Retaining wall

Retaining Walls

Here is a pressure treated wood retaining wall we completed last week. The old wall was built out of railway ties that were filled with creosote. We had to dispose of these a little differently than just dumping everything into the landfill. Permits were required and we had to take the old wall to a special site for disposal.  Read More

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Retaining wall construction

Retaining Walls

Retaining walls

are stabilizing structures built to stop erosion and the downward movement of soil on a slope. Retaining wall construction builds walls in a way that redistributes the pressure that comes from the sloping ground. A variety of materials are used to build the walls, such as concrete, steel, stone, brick, composites and wood   Read More

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