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An overview of the most common types of retaining walls, construction methods, and how to give them a decorative face replicating stone or masonry

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An Introduction to Retaining Walls: What They Do and the Basic Types

How to Design Concrete Retaining Walls

Decorative Face Options for Retaining Walls

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Retaining walls provide lateral support to vertical slopes of soil. They retain soil which would otherwise collapse into a more natural shape. The retained soil is sometimes referred to as backfill. Retaining walls can be constructed of many different materials and with a variety of building techniques. Below is a list of information on retaining walls, their structure and their different types.