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10 Things You Must Know About Retaining Walls

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

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<strong>Tip 8: Create a Good Base</strong>

Virgin soil is better able to support structures than something that has been used to create a landscape environment before. The base has to be solid and level so you're starting off on a good surface. Make sure you dig the base well below grade.



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