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Retaining Wall

AB Block


The Process

Please Note! Any object 3.5 F high above the ground may require a city permit and engineer`s design depends on different city code. 

A retaining wall project can be very costly and labor intense so before start a retaining wall project we strongly suggest you to talk with our landscape professionals to make sure the material and design  is suitable for your property.Our landscape professionals will also need to go on to your  job site to do a proper site analyzes to ensure your can start a safe and pretty retaining wall project.


Before the job started, talk to a land inspector or your local city land service department to make sure there are no city pipes , wires and other potential  objects that can effect your wall project. 

Measure and mark down where your retaining is going to be by using string lines or spry marker.

Excavate enough space for wall foundation and drain pipe usually according to engineer`s drawing.

Lay down drain pipes and make sure water is able to run smoothly towards to designed sewage. 


Back filled with designed material (Such as clear gravel, River rock,etc. )to cover the drain pipe if the drain pipe is designed under the wall base. 

Level up the wall base then install blocks or wood wall material by using level .

Install archer or geo-grade and compact ,usually according to engineer`s wall design.

Install caps if its Ab block wall to make the wall looks nice.

Wash off the dust on the all surface and waiting for local city`s final inspection.



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