Retaining wall / Discussions

Do natural swimming pools need retaining walls?

...wall mandatory? I assume you saw our page on how to build natural pools? It has a free download DIY Natural swimming pond building guide , and it will likely an...

Posted by Michael Applegate Sept. 21, 2020, 12:17 p.m. Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses

Could we use a raft slab with ICF walls on a sloped site?

...wall, create a level flat surface that big enough for the footprint of the building, and lay the slab on it. From there you would build up with your ICF walls a...

Posted by Paul Fischer Sept. 15, 2020, 2:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How do you create a slab on grade on a slope?

...walls as a draining retaining wall that could also be partly planted. A nice drainage layer of stone with insulating skirt should prevent frost-heave, and insta...

Posted by Adrienne Rayna June 30, 2020, 3:58 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 3 Responses