Residential retaining walls
Retaining walls are intended to literally “retain” earth solids from erosion, they are inspired by nature and then designed and engineered to suit exactly your yards needs. Our retaining walls can be constructed to various degrees of specificity, whether you are in the need of a City of Calgary approved 3.5m (or higher) wall or you are simply looking for a smaller aesthetically pleasing wall to help landscape uneven topography, we can offer you the perfect design and construction at an economic and competitive price.
Retaining walls can help you add extra depth and dimension to your yard, making it appear bigger and yielding more usable space for you to enjoy. The walls are constructed with extremely stable materials such as: natural stone, module concrete and concrete, and these materials can withstand almost any weather or other natural elements, while holding and maintaining their incredible strength. Retaining walls create the ideal environment for plants, trees and shrubs due to the proper drainage the structure supports and can not only expand your living space but also increase the overall value of your home when constructed correctly. In order for your wall to maintain its integrity over time, it is very important that the retaining wall is constructed by a contractor and composed of the proper materials, due to the highly specific restraints and remarkable loads that the wall must withstand. If a retaining wall is constructed incorrectly it can be a very pricey fix.
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At Sungreen Landscaping we have been constructing retaining walls for over 20 years, we use top grade, high quality material and employ some of the most experienced construction engineers in the city. We stand by our guarantee to offer you top grade service and construction at a reasonable price and are prepared to cater to any and all of your landscape needs.
Small Retaining Walls/Planters
Our small retaining walls/ planters are typically constructed with either natural stone or module concrete and stand no higher than 3ft tall. This kind of design can offer an aesthetically pleasing and natural looking appearance to your outdoor living space, with a very solid support for the load it must retain. Our smaller walls are typically utilized to expand the dimensions of your outdoor living space and create the perfect environment for planters and gardens. The walls can be curved or straight and either constant in height or taper according to your personal preference. We can also offer an almost unlimited array of stones sporting various textures, colors and sizes.
Large Retaining Walls
Large retaining walls are suitable for landscape projects on lake lots, acreages and homes with a backyard or front yard slopes over 4ft. In order to construct a large retaining wall, you must receive a permit from the City of Calgary, which we can assist and manage for you through our services. Once we have received the permit we work one on one with an engineer to make sure the wall is perfectly constructed. Large retaining walls can be made up of a variety of different sturdy material including, but not limited, natural stone, module concrete, or poured concrete. Similarly, to our small wall and planters, our large retaining walls can be curved or straight and either constant in height or taper according to your personal preference. We can also offer an almost unlimited array of stones sporting various textures, colors and sizes for your retaining wall. Check out our patio page for more information about our stones and stone distributors.
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