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Boulder Retaining Wall Design

Designing a boulder retaining wall involves several important steps.

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Designing a boulder retaining wall involves several important steps. There is an overview of the process below: Determine the purpose and location: The first step is to determine the purpose of the retaining wall and where it will be located. This will help determine the size, shape, and materials needed for the wall. Consider drainage: Drainage is an important consideration for any retaining wall. You'll need to make sure that water can drain away from the wall to prevent erosion and other damage. The drainage system may include a gravel layer, drainage pipes, or weep holes in the wall. Choose the type of boulders: Boulder retaining walls are made from large rocks that are stacked on top of each other. You'll need to choose boulders that are large enough to provide stability and support, but not so large that they are difficult to move or install. Plan the layout: Once you have chosen the boulders, you'll need to plan the layout of the wall. This may involve using a computer-aided design (CAD) program or simply sketching out the design on paper. The layout should include the height and width of the wall, as well as any curves or angles. Prepare the site: Before you start building the wall, you'll need to prepare the site. This may involve clearing vegetation, removing rocks or debris, and grading the area to create a level base for the wall. Build the wall: Once the site is prepared, you can begin building the wall. This will involve stacking the boulders on top of each other, using a combination of larger and smaller rocks to create a stable structure. You'll need to use a backfill material, such as gravel or crushed stone, to fill in the gaps between the boulders and create a solid foundation for the wall. Finish the wall: Once the wall is complete, you can add finishing touches, such as a capstone or decorative stone veneer, to enhance the appearance of the wall and protect it from weathering and erosion. Overall, designing a boulder retaining wall requires careful planning and attention to detail. By following these steps, Doyen, LLC can create a functional and attractive wall that will provide stability and support for years to come. This happens to be a specialty of ours. Due to experience and know-how, I offer this service at an extremely competitive rate while not compromising on a quality finish.

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Doyen, LLC 12080 redbud road

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