Every landscaping wall is unique,
even walls of the same height can have different factors that affect the installation
process and overall design. Consider these factors before you begin
Identifying your project goals is
the first step to selecting a product. Will your wall be a purely
decorative addition to your property or will it also function to support a
large hillside or slope?
2. Wall Height
Determining the maximum finished
height of your wall will help you to select which one of integrated
brickworks' products can be used for your project.
3. Critical vs. Non-critical
Distinguishing which category your
wall falls into will also determine which product you will be using, and
whether or not geo-grid reinforcement will be required.
Determining factors of a
A structure where failure
would result in property damage, loss of use, or loss of life.
Wall heights exceeding 1m.
Excessive loads, such as
driveways, parking lots, or structures on top of the wall.
The presence of water from
natural springs, surface runoff, or water applications (streams, rivers,
lakes, or ponds)
Tiered walls (multiple walls
spaced closely together).
Walls with large slopes
behind them, or any wall built on a slope.
If poor soil conditions are
present, such as soft clay or rock.
4. Load Bearing
How much force will be exerted on
the wall. Heavy loads can be supported if accounted for during wall
Identifying the limits of
excavation based on the product being used and the application will help to
determine the amount of preparation needed, as this can be a labor
and ear protection
- mason's string
Note: The size and complexity of
your project will determine your specific needs.
Contact your local hardware dealer
for these additional supplies.
- Angular gravel / limestone
- Landscape fabric
- 4" perforated drain pipe
- Limestone sand / screenings
- Angular compatible gravel /
- Geo-grid soil reinforcement
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