Leading Retaining Wall Contractor Services in Houston
One of the nice things about living in Houston is that your outdoor relaxation and entertainment space can serve as a natural extension of your house. A well-placed retaining wall that is built by an experienced retaining wall contractor can increase your usable outdoor living space to be enjoyed throughout the year.
In addition to introducing retaining walls to your outdoor space, you can also add seating areas, benches, and raised patios. Our team of experts can help determine the best use of these outdoor elements to create the atmosphere you’re looking for.
The Value of Retaining Walls for Your Houston Area Home
Retaining walls serve a variety of purposes for your home.
- Make your home more enjoyable by enhancing the outdoor environment.
- Create more flat areas for gardening purposes.
- Address challenges posed by steeply-sloped yards.
- Help direct water flow and prevent soil erosion.
Visually, retaining walls look fantastic with the right landscaping, whether it’s feathery grasses contrasting with the stone wall or flowering vines draping over the sides. Retaining walls with built-in planters or flower beds increase the beauty of your property.
Speaking of plant life, it can be quite difficult to grow certain plants in Houston due to our warm weather. Fortunately, we have a solution for your yard, especially if you’re looking for low-maintenance landscaping so that you can spend more time enjoying your outdoor space, not managing it.
Our team will follow xeriscape landscape design principles to incorporate the right type of plants that are suitable for our climate. Even if your yard is zero scaped with few plants, we can bring your vision to life so that you can enjoy plant life that is easy to care for in your outdoor living space.
Retaining walls, planters, and rock scapes are important parts of a xeriscape plan, and we’re here to help you choose the right materials and placement for maximum enjoyment and minimum upkeep.
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Use Retaining Walls for Pools, Walkways & More
There are so many ways to use retaining walls to enhance your outdoor living space.
– Pool support. If you are planning to install a pool, then you can talk to a Pavertime expert about the addition of retaining walls to protect and define your space. For example, your pool space will need:
- Utility access
– Walkways. You can create amazing walkways using retaining walls. Properly designed and laid-out retaining wall paths that are capped with natural stone could be an ideal enhancement to your outdoor space in Houston. Don’t forget to incorporate lighting along the path that can be both functional and visually appealing.
– Additional use. Have you thought about other ways to use retaining walls? The design features could include an arbor for shade, a storage shed or bin for toys and tools, benches for relaxation, and a utility structure for electrical hookups and pump access.
Use Retaining Walls to Help Entertain, Maintain, and Enjoy!
Working with a retaining wall contractor can help you make the best design choices for your budget, your family size, and your entertainment plans. An outdoor seating area can include a simple furniture set-up, or you could make a true statement by adding a fountain or fire feature.
Don’t forget about using retaining walls to support a sloped yard, protect your foundation, or hold ground soil in place. Retaining walls can protect your home by ensuring that soil stays exactly where it is supposed to be and to help prevent water build-up on your property.
No matter your ultimate goals, putting in a well-designed retaining wall in the right area can properly define your outdoor space and support your home.
When considering retaining wall options, take a good look at your lighting needs to help determine the layout of your retaining wall. Ensure that sure your space is safe to walk through and well-lit to avoid tripping or stumbling hazards. The Pavertime team can add low-voltage lighting to your retaining walls and walkways to support this need.
Additionally, consider adding motion-sensor lighting near a retaining wall that leads into the shadows. While we all love our outdoor spaces, it’s critically important that we feel safe in our relaxation areas and when working in our outdoor kitchen. Knowing that a light will come on should any unknown creature come around a dark corner will keep everyone on the patio a bit more secure.
Contact Our Retaining Wall Experts
Whether you’re designing a new home and yard, renovating your current space, or starting with a bare yard and looking for ideas, getting the retaining wall layout and construction done right will help you create the living space you have always wanted.
Talk to Pavertime today about your project and see how we can help you create a wonderful outdoor environment for your family!