Retaining Walls in Thornleigh

Retaining Walls in Thornleigh

Retaining walls are both functional and aesthetic additions to your residential or commercial property. Its functional feature is its ability to prevent soil erosion and even manage your rainwater flow. For aesthetic purposes, retaining walls allow you to create a beautiful landscaping feature.

Install a retaining wall by hiring a retaining wall contractor in Thornleigh through iSeekplant. We have a nationwide network of retaining wall contractors across Australia that you can find using our get a quote tool. Find someone to build your retaining wall today by checking out our listing of retaining wall companies in Thornleigh above.

Retaining Wall Costs

Below are the average retaining wall costs on a per square meter and material basis:

  • Treated Pine = $250 to $350 per square meter
  • Treated Timber Sleepers/Hardwood = $300 to $450 per square meter
  • Sandstone Blocks = $300 to $550 per square meter
  • Reinforced Concrete Blocks = $400 to $680 per square meter
  • Concrete Besser Blocks = $550 to $700 per square meter

Here are the factors that affect retaining wall costs:

  • The height of the wall
  • The size as well as the scale
  • The type of materials that will be used
  • The design of the wall, including excavation and drainage specifications
  • Labour fees when you opt to hire professionals and contractors

Remember that when choosing a retaining wall, you also have to consider the material lifespan and structural integrity. Also, consider the place where you will be installing the wall. For instance, if it will be installed in a consistently damp place, it's best not to use wood materials.

Find the right type of retaining walls in Thornleigh for your landscaping project at iSeekplant!

iSeekplant has the largest online directory of retaining wall companies across the country. Try searching for a retaining wall contractor in Thornleigh or if you can't find a suitable supplier in your location, try viewing companies in Sydney North, Chatswood, Hills Shire, Lane Cove or Parramatta. We also provide several related services you might be interested in, such as Block Retaining Walls, Rock Retaining Walls and Gabion Retaining Walls.

Latest news in Thornleigh, NSW

7th December 2018

WestConnex reaches halfway mark

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31st January 2019

A step-by-step guide to building a retaining wall

 Steps to build a retaining wall: Know the lay of the land - contact Dial Before You Dig Draft your wall design Finalise plans and mark out area Excavate area and trench Lay and compact road base Lay steel bar grid/mesh and set up wooden forms Pour footing - lay cement and sand mix Screed and level the cement/sand mix Lay first row of bricks Fill first layer of bricks with blue metal aggregate Optional - Install drainage pipe Lay remaining layers of bricks Remove lugs from top layer Install caps Allow everything to dry

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23rd November 2018

$1.3 billion Sydney Metro construction contract awarded to CPB

CIMIC subsidiaries, CPB Contractors and UGL, have been selected by the NSW Government to deliver the ‘Line-wide works package’ in support of the Stage Two Sydney Metro City & Southwest project, pinned as Australia’s grandest public transport project.

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