Retaining walls are structures that can be constructed on your lawn or garden in order to restrain the soil if you have an unnatural slope and want to make roadway or if you want to use the slopes as part of your landscape. For example, you can construct retaining walls if you want to create a roadway for your car leading up to your garage. The retaining walls will be constructed to hold the soil in place so that a road can be paved. Aside from creating roads, retaining walls can also be used to create a more beautiful garden. For example, a good landscape for your garden may include the use of retaining walls so that there are different separate levels that are interconnected and make up your whole garden.
There are different types of retaining walls, the gravity wall, the piling wall, the Cantilever