16,212 building retaining wall step Home Design Photos

Basalt Retaining Wall, Bluestone Stairs + Entry Path
What type/material of stone is the retaining wall made of?
stone wall & steps: nice as edging from street/sidewalk
like the wall for down by the river
All the flowers around the steps
Taming the SlopeBuild a retaining wall. A retaining wall is an obvious solution and one that makes sense if you need a level terrace for entertaining or playing sports. Its impact on the land is significant, since it involves reshaping the land. Retaining walls are generally made of stone, timber, concrete
concrete blocks or poured concrete. A wall higher than 18 inches will likely need to be backfilled with gravel and a French drain to relieve pressure caused by water buildup. Be sure to check your local guidelines for wall height, as you may need to install a railing for safety.
stepsD-CRAIN Design and Construction
What method did you use to support the walls?
retaining walls and steps in contemporary front garden are made of steel
Like the brick, floating steps and steel retaining walls
Mid Century with the steel retaining walls
Different landings. Steps not straight up
It almost takes a second look to realize that the retaining walls and steps in this contemporary front garden are made of steel. The material is the perfect complement to the modern architecture of the house, because it has a clean, simple finish.The touches of rust create a more natural feel, but would
Retaining WallsScenic Specialties
Versa-LOK Weathered Mosaic Retaining Wall Stone replaced old timber walls
Thanks! Looks great. We are debating stone block vs poured concrete for our hillside retaining wall project.
The walls are "Chestnut Blend" Weathered Mosaic by Versa-Lok and the Paving Stones are "Minnesota River Blend" Cobble Series by Borgert.
I like the uniform look of the wall
steps into a hillside with paver blocks
Stairs with wall on both sides....for basement side up to back yard.
Love the style and brick for these steps
Hello, Can you please tell me what type of stone was used in your retaining wall and steps? They are beautiful.
Do you remember what the cost per step or total cost for steps? Looks great!!
of stone steps and irregular wall.
natural, small scale material for wall
Pond at bottom of retaining wall
another great idea for retaining walls
the look we like for wall, steps, walkway
Kirkland TanditionalRW Anderson Homes
side yard steps with dry stack wall
Flower bed transition from rock wall to non
jumbled wall look and stone look of the stairs, though they are still square and level.
looks nicer than the blue wall
Love the natural rocks retaining wall
Steps and retaining wall.
Boulder retaining wall
The stones and steps
Retaining wall and steps
steps on retaining wall
Steps and retaining wall
stairs through retaining wall
Like the wall and stairs
Rock wall with stairs
stone steps...Backyard steps...Rock wall...rock retaining wall...like stone wall...lairing steps?...Retaining Wall...rock wall
Project FourPearson Landscape Services
Large limestone retaining wall with zoysia grass
What is the manufacturer of the stone retaining wall system?
What steps did you take to ensure that the retaining wall stays in place since these are stacked stones?
and stability. Behind the wall is a wide layer of gravel wrapped in commercial weed cloth. The alleviates a lot of pressure from water that might build up behind the walls in a big rain.
This wall was built with 8"x6" limestone
really nice retaining wall and manicured lawn
Retaining wall - flat face mason
Retaining Wall, flat lawns, trees retained
stepsD-CRAIN Design and Construction
what is the retaining wall made of?
Very nice - is the metal retaining wall very expensive or is it comparable with traditional material such as stone?
corner retaining wall. mix with stone pillars?
Love these steps to the entry
In a quick glance, these Cor-Ten retaining walls resemble soil. All of the horizontality, emphasized by the Cort-Ten on the slope, beautifully blends the landscape and the Prairie-style house.
Portland Landscaping OverlookParadise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
flagstone patio, natural stone steps, natural stone walkway, private sitting area, retaining walls, terrace on hillside, landscaping sloped area, outdoor lighting.
No mortar was used for this wall. Just heavy boulder with back fill and drainage behind the wall.
me. Lower wall too high and too much terracing.
perhaps use rocks already on property to build a terraced area
i like the irregular stone size steps and the stone garden retaining walls
I like the rock wall and steps
We do not like this wall.
Magnolia ResidenceBanyon Tree Design Studio
Is a gabion wall less expensive than concrete?
doing a retaining wall around a firepit.
What is the grass behind the gabion wall?
gabion boxes are used all over for works such as retaining walls in BC. Should be no problem.
where did you find the grate for the steps
steel for the stair and the gabion walls were purchased through e metal fabricator/contractor and made into those elements. The steel treads you can purchase at an industrial supplier perhaps, in your area. Good luck!
not a fan of gabion box for decorative walls. It hides the natural beauty of the
the retaining wall of rocks in a cage
unusual way to build a wall. Could this be done any place? In the yard, around a deck?
Stone wall made of wire enclosure housing stones
Our dry-laid natural stone retaining wall is being "reorganized". The mesh fabric backing the stones needs to be replaced. Can you advise a backing material? Thank you in advance for your
Hi, I'm building a cottage in the mountains on a steep slope and am creating a flat area similar to that shown in your photo - for reference purposes what is the length
look of a dry stack wall and have some retaining properties, we typically start by pouring a concrete footing. We then begin stacking the stone, as the wall rises we pour a solid concrete wall behind the stack stone reinforced with re-bar, grouting back of stones into new concrete wall. This will lock
dry stack look. Hope this helps with your wall.
Mississippi River ViewScenic Specialties
Versa-LOK Retaining Walls & Random Cobble Paving Stone
Is this the dry laid stone wall?
Lovely backyard. Can you share what materials you used for the wall and patio? Is that an engineered stacked stone, like a versa-lok?
What is the height of wall upper & lower deck? Is railing required?
The walls are constructed with Versa-Lok Weathered Wall Stone in Chestnut Blend Color. The paving material is piece Cobble laid in a Random Pattern in the color Autumn Blen from Borgert Products.
Patio above wall with places to plant
PreCast Block Wall with stone steps
Retaining walls to make tiers for house on
most natural looking walls out of manufactured stacking stones.
Like the wall and steps idea
A New and Inviting Hillside EntranceFleurdelis Landscape Design
A blank canvas on a very steep hillside was renovated into a beautiful tiered garden with wide bluestone steps leading to the front entrance and througha shaded woodland garden.
Is this wall concrete with stone on it, or is it a stone wall?
Is the landing four steps up a solid piece? Is the face thermal or rock faced? Thank you
did you put into the wall?
Clever! Is cement how you got the top of the wall to be flat? I am looking at purchasing a home with a similar wall, but the top edge hasn't been finished as cleanly as this one. I wonder if smoothing cement would be an option, because right now the wall we're looking at looks
Thanks it looks great! I really like the shimmer incorporation into the wall
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