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Retaining Walls & Seating Walls Construction

Retaining wall systems are very common on many properties. A landscaping retaining wall is typically used to terrace slopes, gain more level land, establish boundaries, and level planting beds. These innovative barriers also make inviting spots to sit, and can be used to increase functional yard space. Seating walls can be a practical design feature included in retaining walls, usually adjacent to outdoor living spaces.

What is a Retaining Wall?

Retaining walls are used to hold soil in place, especially between two different elevations. If you’ve seen rice terraces before, you’ll know what we’re talking about. This feature is especially handy for when a client wants their property to have a sense of dimension. Good use of retaining walls can really change a space and in the hands of the pros here at Promasterscape, a retaining wall is a work of art.

 

Why Build a Retaining Wall?

If you want your yard to look unique, a retaining wall is necessary to creating a staggered landscaping design. The layered layouts that retaining walls let us build also help maximize a space. by arranging your garden as a series of levels, we can create more garden beds, giving the impression of a lush, plant-packed space.

What Walls Can I Build?

Promasterscape offers a range of wall building options and services for our clients in North York, Scarborough, Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Stouffville, Aurora, King City, and Newmarket. Different walls suit different styles, lot sizes, and client needs and preferences. Our team of professional landscapers are well-equipped to help you pick one that works for you.

Precast Concrete Retaining wall

Precast concrete retaining walls are constructed from concrete and reinforced with Forte Ferro fibers.  They are weather resistant and durable, eco-friendly , and can easily last for decades.

If you decide you need a retaining wall, you’ll want to make sure you choose one that fits into your lifestyle.  Consider the design of your property, and what would complement it.  Retaining walls are not only functional, but fashionable.

Precast concrete offers a variety of finishes that are made from original molds.  With various colors and styles, Promasterscape professions will help you to find something that enhances your property.

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Stone Veneer wall

Stone Veneer Walls are a gorgeous addition to any landscape design. Stone veneer has an understated elegance that is welcome in any property. Its clean, highly flexible looks also make it a sensible choice for both modern and classic looking homes.

 

Promasterscape is staffed by talented masons with the attention to detail that a stone veneer wall calls for. Our expert craftsmen are sure to execute each stone veneer wall construction with precision and ease.

Seating wall with Pillar

Seating walls are the best way to double the value of your retaining wall or add dimension to your patio. Seating walls, also called sitting walls or seat walls, are simply short walls that are designed for comfortable seating.

Pillars and columns, when added to either a retaining wall, seating wall or entry to your home, give weight and balance to your overall landscape design and can provide a strong visual appeal. These decorative features add a final touch of sophistication and elegance, and can be constructed in a range of materials, styles and colors to complement your home’s architectural style and your own personal taste.

Additionally, pillars and columns can feature outdoor lighting fixtures, helping to illuminate nearby patios, steps or walkways, and providing a focal point that draws the eye.

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Armour stone wall

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Armour stone is a large, thick and heavy rock which lends well to its wall building capabilities.

Their sheer size can be supplemented by a simple locking mechanism, such as a built-in lip on the bottom, to ensure a solidly built wall.

Whether you’re looking to build a retaining wall or a raised garden area the same basic materials are needed

  • The stones themselves

  • 1/2” gravel

  • Landscaping fabric

If you’ve never built an armour stone wall before, you will benefit greatly from the assistance of Promasterscape's designer. The calculations and precise placement can be a bit tricky, and a well-versed professional can take all the guesswork out of it.

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