A retaining wall is a structure designed and constructed out of materials such as concrete, stone, wood, vinyl, masonry, steel, or brick and serves to withstand the lateral force of granular materials such as soil and rock. This lateral force exerted by the granular material increases linearly with depth and can be caused by certain factors such as gravity, erosion, surface runoff or liquid pressure. Thrive Landscape St. Louis Services has many years of professional experience designing and installing retaining walls.
- We will assess your property or space to determine the variety of elements the retaining walls would be in contact with.
- Proper consultations and discussions with you will be held to determine the type of retaining wall that’d be best in terms of functionality and performance for your landscape.
- Afterwards, our team of experts will use a variety of durable materials such as concrete, stone, wood, vinyl, masonry, steel, or brick depending on the type of retaining wall’s chosen, to create a beautiful and functional structure that suits your requirement, style and budget.
Gravity retaining walls
Which depends on its own weight to withstand lateral soil pressure and provide the necessary structural stability. Constructed from different materials such as concrete, stone, and masonry unit’s gravity retaining walls are constructed to handle sliding, overturning, and bearing forces.
Gabion Retaining Walls
Made out of multi-celled, rectangular wire mesh boxes, which are filled with rocks or other compatible granular materials. This type of walls is used of erosion control structures and stabilization of steep slopes.
Cantilever Retaining Walls
Which are one of the most commonly used typed of retaining walls and constructed from reinforced concrete, precast concrete, or prestress concrete. Cantilever retaining walls use the soil’s total weight exerted on it to provide the desired weight needed for its overall structural support.
That fall under our area of specialization include counter-fort or buttressed retaining walls, anchored retaining walls, piled retaining walls, mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining wall and hybrid systems all of which function in adequate soil management, Increased spacing, enhanced landscape beauty, etc.
Thrive Landscape takes pride as a leader in all landscaping related processes and operations, by handling with excellence all installation, remediation and restoration services to repair or strengthen existing retaining walls that mat be falling apart due to stress, certain environmental elements and/or poor maintenance. All our installation or construction works involves the use of strategized efficient techniques and applications to create highly functional, fully performing retaining walls using environmentally friendly materials.
Thrive Landscape guarantees you superb services from consultation, design and construction process as we are known to pay full attention to detail delivering effective custom solutions to help buttress your overall landscaping needs.