Big Bend Landscaping large retaining wall St. Louis

Retaining Wall Solutions for the St. Louis Area

Big Bend Landscaping installs decorative and structural retaining wall systems. Retaining wall systems are used in a variety of ways for a variety of reasons. Do you have a hillside on your property that has eroded over time? A new retaining wall can prevent further erosion, add a lifetime of protection and add a new look to your home. Are the planting beds on your property out of date, looking a mess or is the grade to steep to hold plants and hardscape products? A new retaining wall in these areas can bring massive curb appeal to your home. So whether you are looking for a natural stone look or a more modern structural feel, our company can help you choose what retaining wall system is best for your project.

What Kind of Retaining Wall?

Retaining walls can be a big decision for any homeowner. At Big Bend Landscaping, we strive to make the project as smooth as possible. We provide all of the detailed drawings and permits to get your project done. As always, your first initial consultation and estimate are free of charge. So if you need a wall that’s 2 feet tall, or 12 feet, we are the perfect company to contact.  No matter the size, exceeding your expectation is our first priority.

Please note that we do have a minimum project size of $5000.

We have a Level 1 Certification from the National Concrete and Masonry Association. We only use the best products including Unilock, Pavestone, Keystone, Versa-Lok and Anchor.

OUR RETAINING WALL SYSTEMS COME WITH 1 YEAR WARRANTY ON ALL LABOR AND INSTALLATION.

Feel free to contact us for an online estimate right now. We serve the following communities in the St. Louis and St. Charles County area: Kirkwood, Webster Groves, Glendale, Ballwin, Chesterfield, Des Peres,  and Fenton.

We look forward to hearing from you today about your new Retaining Wall!

Feel free to look through Unilock’s website as well to browse a wide variety of some of the materials that we can install for your retaining wall.

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