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How Much Does it Cost to Service Retaining Walls in Fairbanks?

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Retaining walls Fairbanks possess a lot of efficient and aesthetic functions. Not only is it captivating and useful, but they will also add value to your property and quite often are made from premium materials for a very affordable amount. Fairbanks Retaining walls can increase your home's value, are durable and long-lasting, deemed earth-friendly, and are available in a wide array of designs. Apart from the broad variety of rock types as well as other materials from which to make your retaining wall, there are also some different methods of constructing it. You might want to build a gabion wall which is a stone-filled mesh fit to shape, a dry stack wall that is made from stones without mortar so they can be moved, or a traditional stone-and-mortar wall. Retaining walls Fairbanks can be extremely low maintenance. After you have created the wall you need, you do not have to do other things to keep it up, unless you make use of a dry stack wall and is planning on moving the stones around from time to time. Fairbanks Retaining walls are very efficient. When it's built accordingly, a wall can tolerate a significant amount of weight. A retaining wall can hold back soil or water for many years with no troubles or maintenance. Retaining walls crafted from sustainable products are as long-lasting, attractive, and affordable as conventional walls. However, they fit in much better together with the natural environment of your home, with very less impact on the surroundings.

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The project cost of retaining walls Fairbanks may vary depending on the materials to be used, labor and accessibility to the site here the wall will be built. Using pre-cast interlocking concrete stone blocks which lock together without using mortar is the most modern type of retaining wall developed. Its cost run between $15 to $30 or more per square face foot or approximately $750 to $1500 for 30 inches high and 20 feet long wall. A wood retaining wall can cost you $20 to $25 per square foot which place a 50-square face foot wall between $1000 to $1300.

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Stone retaining walls Fairbanks can cost $25 to $40 per square face foot or roughly around $1250 up to $2000 or more for a 30 inches high and 20 feet long wall. Labor cost when it comes to building a stone retaining wall is quite hard to determine, so typically, contractors charge a per hour rate rather than flat rate. Poured concrete retaining walls Fairbanks are estimated to cost between $30 and $40 or $1500 up to $2000 for a 30 inches high and 20 feet long wall. If you hire an engineer to build your retaining wall, it can cost you additional $200 to $500 or maybe more depending on the difficulty of your project. However, it is highly advisable to hire an engineer for building walls that are 3 feet high.

Fairbanks North Star Borough County Retaining Walls FAQ

The height of your retaining wall will depend on the condition of the site where you want to build it. The most important things that you need to consider when thinking of your wall's height are the soil grading, slope of the site. Groundwater, and the presence of an additional load. It may also depend on what type of material your blocks are made of and their weight. If you want to make sure about the height of your retaining wall, it is advisable that you consult with a professional before you begin your project.

Usually, you will only need a permit for walls higher than 4 feet. However, it may vary depending on your location, so it is best to consult with your local building authorities.

Yes. Certain retaining wall blocks are specially made to allow the creation of curves and corners.

Last Updated: Aug 9, 2017

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