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Top 83 Retaining Walls Projects

  1. 46. How to Build a Boulder Retaining Wall

    Boulder retaining walls are not only functional, they're timeless and beautiful as well.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  2. 47. Finishing Caps (00:58)

    A retaining wall may look complete, but it's not done till the cap is on.

  3. 48. Retaining Wall 101 (01:00)

    Here's how to build an easy retaining wall from pressure-treated lumber.

  4. 49. How to Build a Short Retaining Wall

    This 2' retaining wall is a great architectural element that also serves a purpose -- to keep dirt from a sloping yard from going into ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 50. Retaining Wall Base (02:28)

    The most important part of a retaining wall is the base.

  6. 51. Uphill Battle (20:00)

    Ryan and Erin want to fix their privacy problems by enlarging their yard.

  7. 52. Fencepost Hole Essentials (01:49)

    Ahmed Hassan shows how to dig and fill holes for proper post placement.

  8. 53. How to Install a Timber Retaining Wall

    A retaining wall is the ideal way to control erosion or level a sloping yard. Composite timbers made from recycled materials are a wond...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 54. Backfilling (02:12)

    Proper backfilling is one of the keys to building a strong retaining wall.

  10. 55. Big Expensive Retaining Walls (00:20:00)

    Kelli and James are excited as the first walls go up on their dream house.

  11. 56. Sloped Grades (01:11)

    If the retaining wall goes into a hill, these tips will save you some work.

  12. 57. Outdoor Den, Part 2 (03:19)

    Follow the construction as the paver patio anchors this outdoor den.

  13. 58. How To Build a Patio and Retaining Wall

    This courtyard-style patio is surrounded by retaining walls and long planters. A puzzle-like arrangement of flat stones between the pat...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 59. Basics on Retaining Walls (00:01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on retaining walls.

  15. 60. Cottage Gem with Curb Appeal (07:24)

    Jason Cameron brings out the sledgehammer to shape up a shabby landscape.

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