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Cinder Block Retaining Walls
The cinder block retaining wall is one of the most popular types of walls for home and commercial use. It can be used to do a lot more than just hold back dirt and water from your property. Our cinder block retaining walls are sturdy, durable, and come in wide variety of colors and styles! We have many different styles that will meet all budgets and needs.
Cinder blocks are a great choice for building your retaining wall because they are very sturdy and affordable at the same time. Some of the benefits of cinder blocks are that they don’t rot like wood, and are less expensive than other materials. These benefits make cinder block a popular choice for residential construction.
Cinder blocks can be used to build retaining walls of both the solid variety or with openings in them so you can put plants on your wall as well! Cinder block is also available in different colors such as red, tan, and brown which will go great with any landscaping design, whether it’s traditional looking or modern. Some other advantages of cinder block retainers are their strength against water damage because cinders have non-porous material properties that resist moisture penetration from rainwater runoff.
Can cinder blocks be used for retaining walls?
Many customer are surprised to learn cinder blocks can be used for retaining walls. Cinder block is often thought of as a building material, but because cinders are so dense and heavy they make excellent materials for holding back the earth behind your home to create a beautiful landscaped yard or walkway.
A cinder block wall is more durable than other materials such as wood boards or plastic sheeting that need constant upkeep and replacement with age; cinders have non-porous properties which resist water damage from rainwater runoff (such as wind) coming in contact with it. This makes cinder blocks an ideal choice if you want your backyard to look great without all the maintenance!
What is a cinder block?
A cinder block is a type of masonry unit that can be made from natural cinders, cindered cement or any other material. Cement blocks are typically much more expensive to fabricate than red cinderblocks because they require the use of cement (rather than just raw materials), which requires mining and quarrying for limestone and clay, as well as transportation costs.
Cinders have non-porous properties which resist water damage from rainwater runoff coming in contact with it; this makes cinder blocks an ideal choice if you want your backyard to look great without all the maintenance!
How much does it cost to build a cinder block retaining wall?
It all depends on the size and scope of your project and any special features you want to include. To get an idea, cinder block retaining walls typically cost about $0.80 per linear foot without any special features and could be upwards of $25-50 per linear foot for a complicated project with custom designs or framing elements included within it.
Give us a call today. Our experts will work with you on the design, size, shape and material choice of your cindered cement or red cinder block wall until it matches what we have done before for others homes as well as what suits your needs best!