Timber Walls

Timber retaining walls offer an attractive and durable, yet cost-effective option for your retaining wall build. Timber sleepers complement a garden landscape, form a parkland boundary or make up an integral component of your pool-side fa├žade like few other compounds - the organic, natural feel of timber cannot be recreated. We can deliver a timber sleeper retaining wall that is resistant to the elements and aesthetically pleasing.

Concrete Walls

For added strength, durability and longevity, concrete retaining walls are utilised for a long-term, maintenance-free solution for a variety of projects. We can safely and efficiently deliver concrete retaining walls, whether it's utilising concrete panels or concrete sleepers, that offer a long-lasting finish while boasting superior structural strength and stability. In high impact areas, and under the harsh Australian climate, our concrete retaining walls will not erode, degrade or diminish.

Concrete Link

In a sloped, hilly or uneven landscape, Besser Block retaining walls can open up a world of possibility and style. Besser Block walls can be finished in a variety of ways, whether it be with a rendered surface, bagged or even with a stacked stone finish laid over the top. Besser Blocks are stacked and filled on site, so the installation process is made easier and more versatile with the end result being exactly as you imagined it.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Tall Can I Build a Retaining Wall?

The height of the Retaining Wall depends on the conditions of the site where it is to be built. Things that should be considered are; soil grading, state of the soil, slope of the site, groundwater, and the presence of surcharge loads. It also depends on the type of material your blocks are made of, whether they are heavy or light. The batter or setback should also be taken into consideration.

What is the Lifespan of a Retaining Wall?

For a permanent wall stricture the general lifespan is said to be between 50 and 100 years. This does however depend on the conditions of the soil and groundwater of your site.

Do I Need a Concrete Footing at the Base of the Wall?

No, you do not need a concrete footing, it will actually adhere the wall from being able to naturally shift. It is best to use a coarse stone aggregate for the Retaining Wall footing.

Should I Install a Drain Behind the Wall?

Yes. It is recommended that a drainage system always be installed behind a wall structure. This enables the water to flow away from the wall, so that it maintains its strength.

What Types of Materials are Available for Retaining Walls?

There are many choices of materials to use for Retaining Walls. For example you may choose natural stone blocks, concrete, precast, timber, and man made boulders and pavers.

How do I get a quote?

Visit our contacts page to telephone us or leave your details and we will contact you within the next business day. A Free Fixed Price Quotation can be issued soon after a site inspection.

What's your next project?

Get in touch with us and tell us more about your up coming project. As the only local concrete, excavation and construction company in Lorne we'll guarantee to get the job done for you as soon as possible and with unbeatable value.