Landscapers understand the importance of blending soft and hardscape in a way that it looks natural and cohesive. Retaining walls typically serve several purposes and they are common landscaping element. Primarily, they manage rain water and as such, they are especially valuable in wet climates. They stop soil erosion and provide nice balance for your lawn, especially if it’s situated on a slope. While construction is not difficult, for the safest design you should consider hiring landscaping professionals for this job.
- Make sure to get a professional who knows the area when building a wall to prevent water damage to the property.
- Retaining walls prevent erosion messing with your soil and can work as a flat surface for inclined ground.
- Retaining walls are fine additions to your property for aesthetic reasons as well.
“with flooding and heavy rain throughout the year (especially in springtime as the ground thaws), and adding a retaining wall will help manage that run-off water better so it doesn’t damage your lawn or home.”