A retaining wall must be properly engineered … there are no shortcuts or half measures. The wall id required to do a serious job with varying pressures throughout the year/s.
Whether it be for a home, walkway, river area, park or commercial/industrial location, it is imperative that your retaining wall is properly engineered so as to enable it to continue to fulfil its purpose.
There are quite a few different types of retaining walls and here is a bit of information that may be helpful to you when deciding which is the right option for you.
Resisting the pressure from behind itself with the use of substantial materials like stone, rocks or segmented concrete units
This option will contain an internal stem that may be reinforced steel, cast in place with concrete or mortared masonry that connects to a large structural footing.
Sheet Pile Wall
Made from steel, vinyl or wood planks that are driven into the ground at a measured level depending on the required tasks and the environment.
The additional strength of an anchored wall comes from boring into the ground and using pressurised concrete that expands into a bulb shape beneath the soil. Cables will then connect these anchors to the wall’s material structure above the surface.