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10 Things You Must Know About Retaining Walls

Building a retaining wall can be a big investment of time and money. Before you get started, learn these key tips to make sure your project is a success.

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10. Add Finishing Touches to the Top

Add cap blocks to the top row of a block or stone retaining wall. You can add a layer of masonry adhesive to hold them in place, then back fill. Or you can backfill as you go, then add the cap. Either way, it provides a nice finished look, much like edging added to a paver patio.

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