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Old 04-11-2013, 10:36 PM
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First retaining wall job. Opinions appreciated.

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Old 04-11-2013, 10:47 PM
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Is it used in conjunction with the retaining fence system?
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:50 PM
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The fence was already there. Behind the fence is another retaining wall and they may need to move the fence up. My job was to re-grade area, install wall, create planting bed above wall, and sitting area in front. Wish I had some before pics.
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:29 AM
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From this distance on the outside it looks ok, but its whats behind the wall that counts.
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:39 AM
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I agree. I did a lot of research and feel confident.
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:56 AM
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All I see is a span of ground.

Can you get some better pictures?
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:35 PM
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Why was the left side not stepped
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:23 AM
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Why was the left side not stepped
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Huh? It goes back into the hill. You have to imagine it when it is not shown in pictures.
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:34 AM
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No evidence of that in the picture but I will take your word for it.
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Old 04-14-2013, 01:36 AM
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The wall looks like it is level and properly built, however I would question how far the backfill comes up on the left side. It is on a down hill slope so you should be able to see soil/grass/plantings above all of the wall! My 2cents.
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