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All retaining walls should lean into the hill 1 inch for every 12 inches of height. Timber walls 4 feet or higher should be tied to the hillside with "deadmen" anchors (6-foot-long T-shaped tiebacks buried in the hillside) attached to the wall every 8 feet extending 6 feet back to a 2-foot-wide T-bar. 【Get Price】

A retaining wall is commonly used in landscaping to either make better use of a slope or create a decorative statement. Regardless of the reason why a retaining wall is used it is typically constructed of a material such as brick concrete stone or wood timbers. 【Get Price】

I've got a little problem outside my area of expertise. I'm putting in a retaining wall about 2m high and I'm looking to backfill behind it with gravel to provide drainage. The ground's a mixture of clay and degenerated rock. Crumbly sort of stuff. I've three options for stone size; 6 - 10mm 20 - 25mm and 40 - 50mm. 【Get Price】

Second a retaining wall must have properly compacted backfill. Backfill refers to the dirt behind the wall. In order to provide proper drainage at least 12 inches of granular backfill (gravel or a similar aggregate) should be installed directly behind the wall. 【Get Price】

Landscape fabric is thin and sturdy and is a simple way to preserve a retaining wall's construction. 1 Dig a 6- to 8-inch wide trench immediately behind the retaining wall with a shovel. 【Get Price】

How to Set Up Your Retaining Wall to Drain Properly. The process of making sure that a retaining wall drains properly is relatively simple but it is not very flexible. Although there are exceptions most retaining walls require gravel backfill soil compaction pipe or toe drains and weep holes. 【Get Price】