DIY Network

10 Things You Must Know About Retaining Walls

When building a retaining wall, keep these 10 tips in mind.

More in Outdoors

+ Enlarge Photo
Shrink Photo
Featured Products in This Gallery

<strong>Tip 3: Backfill as You Go</strong>

Backfilling should always be done in layers for structural reasons. It should be done in 8-, 10- and 12-inch increments against the wall and compacted so you don't end up with a sunken feature later.



Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.

We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.