The primary purpose of a retaining wall is to resist lateral pressure of soil.
The good news is that if you plan to use retaining walls to landscape your home environment and you work with only a few hundred millimeters depth, less then one meter, you are not required to have development approval.
Retaining walls can be the key in building ourselves a peaceful refuge surrounding our home. With seating and patio walls, you can have your hidden romantic spot suitable for quiet summer dinners, early morning teas, anniversaries. Retaining walls are also the best choice shaping flower gardens and front yards. With these walls you can edge a little lake or your pool; you can build tree rings, planters, stairs and walkways or any other unique application, which can improve your home environment.
Although landslide is a natural, geological phenomenon involving land movement it can be truly devastating when it occurs on someone's property. It can occur in offshore, coastal and onshore environments when there is a specific sub-surface cond... read more