Hillside property owners know that the arrangement of their yard poses a unique challenge. However, there are solutions for stabilizing hillside homes and optimizing outdoor space.
You can achieve Hillside stabilization by installing a retaining wall. Retaining walls laterally support the soil, working to flatten the base of slopes hillside properties and safely increase usable living space.
These professionally installed walls are a saving grace for many hillside properties. The majority of retaining walls in Los Angeles are made out of concrete blocks similar to the materials used in home foundations.
The process of laying a retaining wall is similar to laying a home foundation. Stabilization is reached through rebar support for a secure base. Some choose to install retaining walls constructed out of concrete and rebar depending on the needs of the property. Additionally, interlocking concrete blocks consist of a third retaining wall option.