Making walls attractive is a big deal of work. It takes time and cost. It is important to choose the right wall before starting the design so that it will help to hold the design for a long period of time. Several factors are affecting wall design like weather, wall condition, location, etc. After evaluating the location, soil, design, and drainage you can think about the type of retaining that fits your project. Learn by reading the types of walls to help you in selecting the right wall.

Gravity wall

Gravity walls are whether straight or curved or about 4-feet high. And dependents on the specification of the product. These types of walls use their own weight to hold the soil for a long time because they are made up of stones, large concrete blocks, etc. Gravity walls can be small like 4 feet or can be heightened like 10 feet. Building and business mostly prefer 4 feet walls.

Segmental retaining walls

These types of walls are used for both straight or curved walls. They are utilized for both residential and commercial applications. They have no height limits and can be customized as per requirements. These walls can be used either with or without reinforcement. Segmental Retaining Wall is made from blocks made with concrete. Every single block interlinked with the other block to avoid sliding. The blocks are made in a plant to meet the standard levels such as reliability, and durability. They are designed in different weight, height, colors, sizes, and textures.

Panel wall

Panel walls are used in tight spaces. Mostly used on motorways or the areas with heavy loads or limited right-way. Their design can be customized.

Sheet or Bored Pile Walls

Sheet or bored pile walls are made up of concrete, steel, or vinyl and are used in soft and tight spaces like marine locations, seawalls, etc. The planks move in the ground with a plow and a hammer to ensure their stability and can be connected by a groove and a tongue. Long walls need an anchor that is tied to the wall and then made into the mud. 


Before selecting the wall, make sure your wall best suits your needs. Consult professionals and tools for a better understanding of the wall.