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Why are Retaining Walls Falling Over?

Posted by Phil Bahler on Wed, Mar 19, 2014 @ 02:23 PM


There are many reasons why a retaining wall can fall over.

In our industry most, if not all, manufacturers of interlocking block have cross-section sheets on how tall of a wall you can build with their block - in good soils (gravels and sands) and with level compacted backfill. Many times installers will exceed those recommended heights, or there ends up being a slope above the retaining walls which adds a significant amount of extra pressure. If this is the case you have three options:

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Topics: Wall Design, Retaining Wall Installation, Retaining Walls

How high can a retaining wall be built?

Posted by Tom Bahler on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 @ 01:46 PM

This question is often asked by many home owners.

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Topics: Wall Design, Retaining Wall, Retaining Wall Installation

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