Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by bobcatnj, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    does anyone have a good site or info on how to install rataining walls and patios????
  2. Let it Grow

    Let it Grow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 476

    I don't know any websites, but if you go to the place that sells retaining wall blocks they should have brochures that explain exactly how to install them.
  3. sproutlscape

    sproutlscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Check out these
    Ideal block
    Allen Block

    All of these companies have info & Contractor's Installing guides.
    As well as your local Stone or Landscaping/Nursery should have info.
    Practice in your own yard if possible & when the time is right to do your 1st job, just take your time. Remember, your 1st few jobs your not going to make a million $$$, but your going to learn the right & wrong ways of doing this work. Best of All!!! It beats Mowing any day.
    Good Luck:blob2:
  4. Mykster

    Mykster LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 668

    Allen Block has a very detailed brochure for installation, How many blocks you'll need, how much material, etc. Check them out.

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