Tag Archives: backyard retaining wall

What is a retaining wall?

If you have a sloping block, you may be asking, ‘what is a retaining wall and do I need one?’ Unearth whether ModularWalls retaining solutions will help solve issues of uneven ground, a steep block or help create a tiered garden. What is a retaining wall? As per the dictionary, a retaining wall is ‘a wall for…

5 Cascading plants for retaining walls

If considering a garden makeover with a retaining wall, then a few cascading plants are a must. Not only do they look great, but they will also give a sense of an established garden. While there are countless options available, the following five cascading plants are just a few we’ve found that are hardy and…

Top 6 retaining wall construction mistakes

Correct retaining wall selection and installation is crucial to ensure your modular retaining wall will withstand the test of time. All too often, retaining walls have incorrect drainage, incorrect panels or no waterproofing! So, to help ensure a seamless retaining process, we’ve listed the Top 6 Retaining Wall Construction Mistakes so that you can avoid…

How to receive an accurate retaining wall quote

If you’re ready to begin your retaining wall project but aren’t sure you’ll receive an accurate retaining wall quote, look no further. We’ve taken the guesswork out by listing the information your fence contractor needs, including why you need a retaining wall, to the style you’re hoping to achieve. Plus, we cover the questions to…

Top 4 considerations before buying a modular retaining wall

If you’ve heard about modular retaining walls but are still, ‘on the fence’ about whether it’s the right solution for your retaining wall project, look no further. Here are four retaining wall benefits you may not have considered. Case Study: Kate Sparks transforms entire outdoor area using DIY retaining walls Modular retaining wall seamless integration…

Kate Sparks reveals backyard reno & DIY retaining walls

Kate Sparks of Kate Sparks Design (formerly Little Dwellings), and her husband have been chipping away on their ambitious backyard renovation. Now, Kate is ready to reveal their stunning outdoor area; and we can barely believe what they created with our DIY retaining walls! In fact, this is by far one of the most impressive…

Kate Sparks prepares backyard for DIY Retaining Wall

Kate Sparks, of Kate Sparks Design (formerly Little Dwellings), has a sharp eye for style, a natural knack for decorating and two very green thumbs – and now, she’s tackling her backyard! First stop – a brand new, TrendWall DIY retaining wall from ModularWalls! As a children’s interior designer and product stylist, her home is…