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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 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…

How to plan your DIY retaining wall project

A DIY retaining wall project could add an astounding element to your landscaping that increases functionality, improves aesthetics and ultimately boosts the value of your property. Tiered gardens, terraces, built-in seating, raised patios and sunken fireplaces are all possible with a sturdy, reliable retaining wall. Here are some factors to consider when deciding on the…