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Country Home. Photographer: Rob Karosis

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Danielle Y. wrote:
Engineering? - What steps did you take to ensure that the retaining wall stays in place since these are stacked stones?
   Comment   May 6, 2014
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This would probably be best answered by a landscaper, but to my knowledge, a tight fitting stacked rock wall wall with angular stone has the added advantage of friction working for it. The wall would begin below grade to provide added support. Good compaction of the soil behind the wall is essential.
May 6, 2014 at 8:08am      Thanked by Danielle Y.
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Davis Electric Company wrote:
ok - what is the name and color of this stone
   Comment   August 5, 2012
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Vikrant Sharma Homez
Looks good here !
August 5, 2012 at 3:19pm   
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Thank you!
October 3, 2012 at 11:09am   
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tugglekruger wrote:
love the stonewall! What kind of stone is this?
   Comment   September 4, 2011
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Regional Fieldstone.
September 28, 2012 at 10:42am     
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Was this stone stacked dry ?
August 6, 2013 at 9:23pm   
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Some antique windows were refurbished, while UV-coated, double-paned windows were installed to conserve energy. “You get winter sun that warms the house, so you don’t use as many lights,” notes Crisp. “Mature trees all around keep the house cool in summer.”

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Stacked stone
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Retaining wall ideas
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This wall is fine with both of us.
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Natural Retaining Wall
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Grass again
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Stone Wall!!
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What size stones?
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Plantings for front of house - very nice Do not like this wall
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like the stone
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Stacked stone retaining wall
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gravel in drive. ...
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Retaining wall. Color matches concrete around pool
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Pretty stacked stone
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I love the stone wall.
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idea for back yard
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Various levels in front?
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The windows!
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the retaining wall rocks
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the windows for the west wing
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Dinning room windows
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stone retainer
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favorite as well
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Stonewalls - love the mix of stacked narrow with larger stones
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stone retaing wall front entrance
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