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Retaining Wall Drainage

from The Family Handyman

Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard

Lay perforated drainage tubing at base Water-soaked soil is the worst enemy of retaining walls because it exerts enormous pressure behind the wall. Adding good drainage behind block or stone walls is crucial for long-lasting, bulge-free walls. Start by laying perforated plastic drainage tubing along the base of the wall slightly above ground level so it can drain to daylight. Slope the tubing about 1/4 in. per foot.

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Black & Decker Projects and Advice | How to Build a Retaining Wall Using Timbers

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Building a Concrete-block Retaining Wall - Building Masonry Walls - Patios, Walkways, Walls & Masonry. DIY Advice

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from This Old House

Engineering a Retaining Wall

TOH Engineering a Retaining Wall technical tips

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How to Build Retaining Walls Stronger

How to Build Retaining Walls Stronger - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

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Back Yard Drainage Systems | French drains. A French drain, one of the most common drainage repair ...

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from This Old House

All About Retaining Walls

Level uneven landscapes while adding sculptural definition with a retaining wall. | Illustration: Rodica Prato | We show you how @ thisoldhouse.com

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Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard

Yes, good drainage! Lesson learned for my next house. So tired of my water logged back yard.

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The Homestead Survival | How To Build a Retaining Wall with Drainage DIY Project | Homesteading & Gardening

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