Building a retaining wall can be a big investment! Retaining walls are also great investments when properly installed. Read this landscaping blog post prior to you are making your decision and choosing a Savannah Landscaping company for retaining wall installation Savannah GA.
So, What Are Retaining Walls? Retaining Wall Installation Savannah GA!
Retaining walls are relatively rigid walls used for supporting the soil mass laterally so that the soil can be retained at different levels on the two sides. Retaining walls are structures designed to restrain soil to a slope that it would not naturally keep to (typically a steep, near-vertical or vertical slope). They are used to bound soils between two different elevations often in areas of terrain possessing undesirable slopes or in areas where the landscape needs to be shaped severely and engineered for more specific purposes. Source – Wikipedia
My retaining wall block favorites
You have many options when it comes to designing your retaining wall. Retaining wall blocks can be built from different items some of these are designed specifically for retaining walls others have been adapted with great success in use for retaining walls.
- Retaining Wall Blocks are designed specifically to be used in retaining wall installations.
- Wood mainly 4×4 post and creosote post.
Below is one of our favorite installations of a retaining wall which we completed for a client located on Wilmington Island, GA.
Unfortunately, the retaining blocks used in the retaining wall pictured above is no longer produced by the manufacturer
As you can see the days of the ugly retaining walls are no longer. Retaining walls can enhance your landscape.
Sizes, Shapes, Colors & Designs
As mentioned above you have many options when you are ready to work with your landscape contractor to install your retaining wall.
- What type of material do you prefer: wood or stone
- What shape & size: typically the most common size is 12 to 24 inches across.
- What color are you looking for: retaining walls blocks comes in all types of colors are you looking for a natural look or are you a RED retaining wall block type.
- What’s your budget: as with anything there are different prices for anything, including this
Tip: This could be a fairly $$$ landscape project.
Tip II: It is very important when you are looking for a landscape company to install your retaining wall make sure they have experience with the design and installation of retaining walls.
Proper Retaining Wall Installation Savannah GA
OK, it is very important to make sure your retaining wall is properly installed we have a few steps that a must.
Here are a few simple steps to proper installation.
- Install proper base layer
- Make sure your base layer is leveled
- Ensure to use block adhesive to secure the retaining wall blocks.
- Be sure your retaining wall drainage is done properly
A few other uses for retaining wall blocks
- landscape borders for plant beds
- Outdoor fire pits
- Walkway border
- Seating on patio
We can incorporate these other uses into your landscape to give your properly a well-designed landscape!
Savannah’s Landscaping Experts
If you are looking for a professionally designed and installed retaining wall call or text us at 912-988-3832 for a free estimate.
The Low Maintenance Rose
The Knockout Rose hit the Savannah landscaping scene in 2000 bringing a breath of fresh air to Rose lovers. Up until The Knock Out and Double Knock Out Rose, Roses required lots of maintenance. Maintenance included tying, pruning, fertilizing and dusting for diseases.
With the introduction of the Knock Out Rose family, you no longer need to be a Master Gardener to enjoy the beauty a rose provides you plant beds or landscape. All you need is an area with sun, good soil and good drainage.
The Knock Out Rose comes in Red, Pink, Yellow, and Bi-Colored
Lawn Sprinkler System Contractor – Savannah | Pooler | Richmond Hill | Rincon
Are you looking for lawn sprinkler system repairs or installation? Savannah’s landscaping experts provide professional irrigation system repairs and new installs for Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill and Rincon. We have provided clients with certified irrigation specialist since 2009.
So you have decided to install a new irrigation system
Let the professional irrigation/sprinkler system experts at Savannah Landscaping Experts help you keep your lawn and plants green this summer. We specialize in in the installation of Rainbird and Hunter irrigation systems. Rainbird and Hunter are the irrigation industry leaders in irrigation parts.
Our professionally installed commercial and residential irrigation systems are perfect for your home and business. These automated systems provide efficient watering of your grass and plants.
Our irrigation system installation process
Savannah’s Landscaping Experts designs and installs your custom irrigation system to is specific to your property. With our years of experience in the irrigation industry, we will provide you with an irrigation system that works for your landscape. View our detailed irrigation installation process.
The Savannah Landscape Experts Irrigation Process
In order to ensure that you get the best products and services, Savannah Landscape Experts uses commercial-grade irrigation systems, such as Hunter and Rainbird. Our irrigation systems are superior quality and engineered to last the lifetime of your house under normal conditions and provide total coverage of all turf and plant areas on your property.
Savannah Landscape Experts is also experienced in repairing irrigation systems, even if they were not originally installed by us. Most minor problems can be quickly corrected or can have equipment replaced, however seriously damaged systems may require a complete overhaul.
Our irrigation system consultation checklist
We are committed to water conservation. That’s why Savannah Landscape Experts follow a strict and thorough process for each and every client:
- Consult the client to ensure an exact understanding of the project goals and objectives.
- Offer options customized for the client’s individual needs and desires.
- Present client with a detailed quote of irrigation services to be provided with brand of main irrigation products to be used.
- Schedule irrigation service, and begin work to install, renovate, and otherwise update your irrigation system.
- Perform final checks of the entire system
- Conduct walkthrough with homeowner
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Hunter Sprinkler & Irrigation Systems
Savannah Landscaping Experts provides Hunter Sprinkler & Irrigation Systems since 2009. We know quality irrigation parts when we see it. We only want to provide our customers with the highest quality irrigation products, we choose to use Hunter Irrigation products. When we are custom designing, creating and installing your sprinkler or irrigation system, we’ll use a wide variety of hunter irrigation materials, including:
- Rotary Sprinklers
- The MP Rotator
- Auto-timed Spray Sprinklers & Nozzles
- Irrigation Valves
- Controllers & Moisture/Heat Sensors
- High-quality Piping and Tubing
- Micro Irrigation Systems
Why Hunter Sprinkler & Irrigation Systems?
Hunter Sprinkler & Irrigation Systems simply is one of the top irrigation system parts manufacturers. Hunter irrigation parts are unsurpassed in quality which has kept them at the top in the irrigation industry for irrigation parts for years. Furthermore, Savannah Landscaping Experts Irrigation professionals are familiar with all the major Hunter irrigation products and can help home and business owners select the best options to keep their landscape green
Install your irrigation system with Savannah Landscape Experts!
Landscaping trends has been the topic of discussion at Savannah Landscaping Services
2017 Landscaping trends
There is a lot going on in the Savannah Landscaping Industry in 2017. Whether clients are requesting landscape designs based on something seen on HGTV a magazine or online.
Keeping up with Savannah Landscaping Trends
Savannah’s landscaping services dedicate numerous hours researching and helping our client with the current landscaping trends. We also do not want to take away from the home architect. Our goal is to enhance the home architect and to bring out features of the home with our landscaping services.
Popular Savannah Landscaping Trends | Hardscaping
With clients looking to increase their outdoor living spaces with the introduction of outdoor kitchens extending the home to the outside for family enjoyment. Hardscaping has become a major factor to help produce these outdoor living spaces. Our landscaping clients no longer want a patio with a grill placed on it. They are looking for permanent outdoor cooking features.
Popular Savannah Landscaping Trends | Water Features
Pondless water features such as waterfalls have also become a very nice landscaping trend in the Savannah area. These pondless water features require a much smaller footprint. The smaller footprint allows them to be placed in very small landscapes without taking up much space.
Savannah’s Landscaping Services would love to help you with your 2017 landscaping projects. SCHEDULE YOUR LANDSCAPING CONSULTATION