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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 9: Keep it Small</strong>

A 2-foot retaining wall is best if you're just starting out: You can also use it as a bench. A 4-foot wall typically can be built using mortar without reinforcement. If you're going to exceed four feet, consult an engineer.



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