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Considering Retaining Walls For Your Landscape Design

May 3, 2012 2:36 pm
posted by procutlandscaping

 

There are limitless possibilities when considering the design of your home or commercial landscaping. From irrigation to gardens, walkways to patios, and more, we see that retaining walls are a great addition to any landscape design.

Here we look at a few key reasons for installing retaining walls.

Retaining Walls Orange County NY

Retaining Walls Orange County NY

1. Tier Gardening

A great way to utilize the yard space for gardening where there are hills is installing layers or tiers of retaining walls to allow more usable growing space. This makes previously difficult to use landscape areas optimal for a wide range of plants and trees.

2. Preventing Dirt/Mud Movement

If you have a hilly or angled area on your property there may be some risk of rain damage and erosion due to weather. A retaining wall prevents hills from collapsing in on themselves which can be a great preventative measure that also enhances the look and feel of your yard.

3. With A Patio or Walkway

Using retaining walls to encompass a patio design or in conjunction with a walkway is one of the more common reasons for a new installation. Creating a path through your property or surrounding a patio with a well built retaining wall is a great option for many home owners looking to enhance their landscaping.

No matter which route you go when choosing your retaining wall design and considering the reasons you’d like one, it is paramount that you work with a landscaping contractor that specializes in this sort of work. Look for certifications from the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) and the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA).

For the most qualified and specialized Retaining Walls Orange County NY, look no further than 25 year local expert, Pro Cut Landscaping. 845-727-8815

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Retaining Wall Design For Your Home Landscape

January 10, 2012 9:17 pm
posted by procutlandscaping

 

When you’re looking to update your landscape with a retaining wall installation, either for your garden, walkway, or pool area, there are a lot of choices you have as far as materials, patterns, and designs. You should consider a number of factors including designs that suit your landscape theme as well as your budgeting when choosing materials.

Retaining Walls Rockland County NY

Retaining Walls Rockland County NY

The most common style of retaining walls use concrete blocks that is stacked and layered in a fashion that is consistent with what many home owners and businesses utilize. You can also consider natural stone, wood plank, or timber walls depending on the theme you are going for.

Installing a retaining wall is typically not a task you can do on your own either, as it requires a varying amount of heavy lifting, land clearance, and power tools. If you are considering a new wall layout you should first and foremost find a design that you prefer, and then get in touch with a local landscape contractor who specializes in retaining walls and diggers.

For a free estimate and help in choosing your design, contact 25 year local expert Pro Cut Landscaping for the finest in Retaining Walls Rockland NY.

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Choosing Retaining Walls For Home or Commercial Installation

October 26, 2011 2:47 pm
posted by procutlandscaping

When the time has come to add or modify the retaining walls currently in your home or commercial landscape, you will see that there are hundreds of different options available to you. But what is needed to make the right choice about selection and design? Here are a few things to consider.

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Retaining Walls Rockland NY

Do you need to modify a current wall or add/replace a new design entirely?

Depending on if your landscape already has a retaining wall, the size and costs of the project will vary dramatically. You need to determine whether you’re in need of just some remodeling or a completely new design.

What materials and color match the current landscapes decor?

You’ll most likely want to keep the retaining wall you choose within the context of your current landscapes environment. Colors and materials that match your acreage will make choosing the best option that much simpler.

Is installing retaining walls something you can do on your own?

When you start to consider time frames, costs, labor, tools, and experience; the idea of a home or office DIY retaining walls installation may seem a bit far fetched. To get the job done in time and within budget, you’ll want to look towards the expertise of your local landscaping design service providers.

Pro Cut Landscaping has specialized in retaining walls and is the leading provider of landscape design Rockland NY for over 25 years.

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