Retaining walls

If you live in San Francisco, then you know that retaining walls are a big part of the cityscape. They help to keep hillside homes from erosion and also serve as a barrier between properties.

There are many different materials that can be used for retaining walls, but each has its own benefits and drawbacks. Here we take a look at some of the most popular materials used for retaining walls in San Francisco. We’ll also discuss the pros and cons of each material, so that you can make an informed decision about which one is right for your home or business.

Our retaining walls projects often include some form of retaining wall, but they don’t have to be bare concrete. See our retaining wall design and install photos and dream of the possibilities!

Backyard Transformation with Retaining Walls, Stairs, and Decks

Are you looking for ways to increase your outdoor living space in San Francisco? Retaining walls, stairs, and decks could be the very answer you’re searching for!

Four Materials We Use For Retaining Walls In San Francisco

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Retaining walls help to stabilize slopes and prevent soil erosion. They can also be used to create level areas in a sloped yard, or to define different areas within a landscape.

3 Signs Your Retaining Wall Is Failing

If you have a retaining wall on your property, it’s important to be aware of the signs that it might be failing. Cracks, bulges, and leaning are all potential indicators of a problem.

So, You Have a Retaining Wall to Plant

Your retaining wall is functional and beautiful, but what do you do with the area behind it? This space is often left empty or neglected, but with a little creativity it can be transformed into a gorgeous garden oasis.

Landscaping for Hilly Backyards: Bernal Heights

One of the great things about San Francisco is the hills, because it allows a whole slew of people a panoramic city view. A flat street limits the view. However, it also makes hilly backyards a challenge for any landscaping project.

6 Clues That Fence Replacement Should Be Part Of Your Backyard Redesign

A beautiful fence can add additional value to a backyard. It can also be quite functional and very decorative for any outdoor living space.

Retaining Walls in San Francisco? Watch Closely When El Niño Starts Up Again

Do San Francisco retaining walls fail under bad weather any worse than anyplace else? Not necessarily, but El Nino hasn’t been friendly this year.

Retaining Walls: 3 Types to Hold Back Those California Hills

In the landscaping world, retaining walls have the major purpose of providing stability to the earth, preventing erosion and the movement of soil.

Backyard Landscaping: Private Sports Yard in the Sunset

In February 2015, we took on a backyard landscaping project in Inner Sunset, one of the four “micro neighborhoods” making up the Sunset District. Our objective was to create a private sports yard for the homeowner, complete with a nice putting green and space for other activities

Retaining Walls – Whitney Street – Glen Park

Retaining walls are a necessary but often-overlooked element of landscape design. When done well, they can enhance the curb appeal of a property and add value to the home.