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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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6. Create A Solid Base

Dig out your base several inches below grade and tamp/compact it to level. Add any filler, such as gravel, before adding your first stones or blocks. Remember, the base sets the tone for the entire wall, so spend a lot of time in preparing this key component.

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