construction of a couple retaining wall jobs in cold lake. both of these were 10' walls so the fence could be built right on top of the wall. they were roughly 16 meters of concrete each.
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in this example, the large rock gabion wall forms the foundation for the wrought iron fence. close up of the gabion fence foundation. long and tall gabion fence with dark gray metal sections around a large property.
retaining walls. excavate a footing along the base of the slope deep enough for the first row of gabions to be buried about half their height below grade. build the first cage in place, fill it with rocks and backfill with loose soil behind it. build any subsequent courses about 6 inches inset from the one below,
the following require a resource consent before you build: any fence, hoarding, or wall over 2.5 metres in height, regardless of construction materials. any retaining wall that supports a depth of ground of more than 1.5 metres deep or that supports any additional load such as buildings or the weight of vehicles.
one of our final things we do to help better secured the wall is installed form aligner braces with the 2 *4s. this also helps align the retaining wall. once we get the back side erected.
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how to form a homemade concrete wall. place nails marking the outside faces of your wall at least 8 feet apart down the planned length of your wall. if your wall will be less than 8 feet in length, place two nails to mark the end of the wall. tie mason's string down each side of the planned wall using the nails to keep the string strht. this way you can 'see' where your wall is.
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step 3 - build the forms. before you can start pouring the retaining wall, you'll need to build the forms. to do this, you'll need to drive stakes into the ground where you dug the footings. the spacing between the states will depend on how thick your retaining wall will be and the thickness of the wooden planks used as the forms.
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how to build a long-lasting retaining wall anyone with a strong back can stack up a bunch of blocks and build a pretty stone retaining wall. but it takes skill and planning to construct an attractive wall that can also handle immense pressure, shrug off the forces of gravity, stand for decades and laugh in the face of mother nature.
before you can start pouring the retaining wall, you'll need to build the forms. to do this, you'll need to drive stakes into the ground where you dug the footings. the spacing between the stakes will depend on how thick your retaining wall will be and the thickness of the wooden planks used as the forms.
good drainage is essential for any retaining wall. drainage is provided by filling coarse gravel behind the wall and by building weep holes into the wall. make weep holes by inserting short lengths of 2-inch plastic pipe or 3-inch drain tile in the forms when they are built. the first row should be 2 inches to 4 inches above ground level.