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Garden stone walls are a simple low cost gravity wall, that do not require a concrete foundations or deep footing piles. This garden wall has a attractive night lighting and is a feature of the garden, while providing retaining. The welded mesh wire gabion baskets have a longer life expectancy than timber in ground. Farmers are continually replacing rotten fence posts, when the fence wire is still good. Gabion Stone Walls
This dry stone wall, was built on an reinforced concrete footing. The stone walls strength relies on the steel reinforcing bars and concrete infill to support the stone. An engineer may be needed to specify the size and locations of the renforcing steel used in these stone walls, and will also specify the drainage system required behind the wall, which is critical to prevent hydrostatic pressure damaging the stone wall.
Small garden stone walls are stacked to form an attractive stone garden wall and are DIY friendly. The design of taller stone walls may require thicker stone blocks to be used at the base.
The idea not to fill this traditional stone filled gabion wall, these baskets have been filled with recycled brick, the garden wall could have been filled with concrete and other hard durable materials. This gabion wall idea was an exhibit in the Chelsea Flower Show. Gabion baskets come in a variety of sizes and purchsed online are delivered in a flat pack kitset direct to you. The gabion is easy for the DIYer to build, no spercial tools are required to assemble a gabion retaining wall. Gabion Stone Walls
Instu stone faced garden walls, are generally engineer designed, and can be built in a huge range of shapes and heights. Some of these stone walls use a combination of tieback rock anchors, pile foundations, and canilerved footings to resist the lateral earth pressures. The amount of reinforcing steel and concrete their construction, make these one bespoke stone walls, beyond the capabilities of most DIYers
The idea of garden seating combined with stone walls that are a quick and easy to build when using gabions, that do not require a concrete footings. This stone wall steps back up the sloping site and bench seat built into the wall. Because the stone wall is porous, it is virtually impossible for hydrostatic pressure overturn the garden wall. When you have cheap low cost local rock, gabion walls are very inexpensive. Gabion Stone Walls
A small gabion basket supports the granite table top on this backyard deck. The stone wall has steps with basalt treads and is made possible with the variety of stone baskets sizes that can be purchased online. Low cost garden stone walls are quick and simple to build. No need to hire a specialist stone mason to get a designer stone wall.Garden Walls
The rounded river stones are a decorative garden feature in front of this modern block wall. This wall requires no specail foundations. The architect's idea was to combine a stone wall and paving to build a garden wall that is both structural and aesthetic.
The idea of this stone veneer was to clad the concrete reinforced masonry block retaining wall. This wall has a barbeque, built in servery beside a water feature and makes the most of a steep sloping hillside. The designers ideas when combined with the engineer to build wall that is both structural and creates a very usable flat patio space.
The design of all stone wall foundations needs to consider, the soil profile, soil type, (clay, gravel or sand), the final height of the wall and any loadings from driveways and nearby buildings, that will increase the forces that the stone wall has to withstand. Site access, the look of the stone wall, material and labour costs are also factored into the final stone wall idea for any garden project.
Tall narrow garden stone walls may require the foundation and support structures to be designed by a registered engineer, or suitably qualified person. The civil engineers stability calculations, site inspection and soil analysis are used to design the stone walls foundations.
Home owners, weekend builders, and diy specialists can build garden stone walls depending on size over several weekends. For larger garden walls you can get a quotes from, local landscapers, small earthworks contractors and specialist stone wall builders, who have both the machinery and experience to transform your ideas into garden stone walls, quickly for you.