Retaining walls are a necessity in many locations across Colorado. Made to keep a hillside where it belongs or to gain valuable flat real estate for a patio, deck, or yard, retaining wall blocks Colorado Springs can be built out of many different materials. What is often used is determined by price and what needs to be contained, and some materials are much more conducive than others, especially where weight loads from downward pressure are significant. An additional feature that has to be taken into consideration when you are thinking about a retaining wall is run-off. Wet dirt behind walls is much heavier and tends to have a mind of its own, going where you least desire. It takes an expert in the surroundings and purpose for a retaining wall to design and install one that is going to do what needs to be done at a reasonable price.
Concrete Contractor Colorado Springs has many years experience working with the geology of the area and the local soil content. We know how to construct a retaining wall that is going to do the work required while looking nice and at a price that is affordable. There are some locations where concrete block Colorado Springs supplies works well and is affordable. Other situations may require stacked pavers, a solid concrete wall that is formed and poured in place, or even solid hand built masonry walls of brick, stone, or granite. One advantage to poured concrete is that the hand build forms allow curves and other shapes to be achieved. This is very helpful when working around trees, boulders, flowerbeds, driveway repair Colorado Springs, and other yard features. Concrete and concrete block also lend themselves to facing with rock or brick veneer to improve the aesthetic of the wall.
While concrete blocks Colorado Springs knows as something that may work and is cheap, it is also a fact that block usually does not provide the strength and durability of a poured concrete retaining wall. Concrete block can be set, however, providing a solid vertical surface at a lower price than other forms of concrete wall construction. This is especially helpful when a long wall run is required, flat, vertical height is sought, or you plan to reinforce and solid pour the centers. The determination of what kind of wall works best for your situation will come from the contractor (if new construction), or from the concrete expert you call – Concrete Contractor Colorado Springs.
Our crews are experienced and have many years of working in the area. We can make recommendations for a safe, solid wall that will provide good service and low maintenance without shifting, bowing, falling, or cracking. Retaining walls in our region often are for safety concerns, and we reinforce all our installations to help you rest assured that your property is safe from falling or eroded debris. Call us or fill out our online contact form, and we will set up an appointment to walk the property and take a look a things like drainage and the kind of soil you have. We will give our recommendations and a free estimate to build your wall. We are locally owned, fully licensed by the State of Colorado, and are insured. Let us help you make the right decision when it comes to a retaining wall made from concrete.