Careful consideration is given to structural retaining wall footings along with appropriate drainage and backfilling for retaining walls to ensure long term durability. In many cases manufacturers only recommend a minimum of a compacted road base or crusher dust footing. In no case does Instant Greenscene Landscaping recommend this. For long term durability of retaining wall products, Instant Greenscene landscaping recommends a reinforced concrete footings is used, in conjunction with good drainage and back fill materials as further detailed.
Drainage is a major consideration in your Brisbane retaining wall projects. Heavy sub tropical rains, combined with of insufficient structural footings, lack of landscape drainage and poor retaining wall back fill materials has seen us replace many poorly constructed retaining walls
It is imperative that site and ground conditions be considered in the structural design of each individual retaining wall. In addition, in some cases existing site soils may not be suitable for retaining wall back fill. Socked agg drain and appropriate drainage gravel back fill in conjunction with suitable structural footings, and avoiding poor back fill materials will ensure your retaining wall is a durable product.
Our Specialist landscaping team service Brisbane north to the Sunshine Coast and offer a complete range of landscaping services including paving, retaining walls, landscape drainage, garden lighting, garden design, irrigation, Water features, Decking, screens, timber structures and fences. See our before and after landscape transformations