DRY STACK RETAINING WALLS
The main purpose of a dry stack retaining wall is to prevent soil erosion and to stabilise embankments. Retaining walls can be used in various applications to enhance property, thereby increasing the value of the property. For example, more level area can be acquired by retaining gently sloping embankments. This creates usable areas for building extensions, swimming pools, recreation and generally flat areas. Dry Stack retaining walls are versatile, adaptable and plantable. They can be used in a variety of applications to suit ones needs. Besides providing stability to embankments, retaining walls can be very colourful and attractive with the use of ground covers and small shrubs. With the correct use of plants maintenance can be kept to a minimum. With the correct application, dry stack retaining walls are both structurally stable and affordable. It is advisable to check with local authorities regarding their requirements for the construction of a retaining wall.