Building A Sandstone Retaining Wall For Your Canberra Property


There’s something about a sandstone retaining wall in Canberra. They looks very natural, classy and stylish, and seem to fit in very well with the Canberra way of life. sandstone retaining walls, they have the ability to transform an average looking garden into something that will stand out and give a garden the appeal it needs, these walls are eye catching and will last for a very long time. These type of retaining walls are a feature within itself, they simply look great.


As a landscaper, retaining walls are our thing, and in the right setting a sandstone retaining walls not only looks stylish, but they look clean and fresh, and can add real value to your landscape setting. Depending on the size and style of the retaining wall you want, we can meet your requirements and expectations.


Sandstone retaining walls are not as expensive as some might think, compared to other types of retaining walls. Like all walls, they all have their positives and it comes down to what your budget is and what your after. And if you look at the value it can add to your property, it’s well worth it.


Depending on what you want, you have a couple of options for your wall. A clean cut block sandstone wall is probably the most popular, but you also have other options like a rock retaining wall, or a sandstone block retaining wall. All have their place and all look great.

Sandstone rock retaining walls give you that extra difference and unique appeal. Having all the rocks a different shape looks great on the eye. But can be a little more expensive because of the labour aspect. But it’s well worth it. It adds the unique look you probably want, well It’s something to consider anyway.



Building A Sandstone Retaining Wall In Canberra.


To some it can be down to budget but for others it’s not about the cost as you’re looking for a particular look and feel to your property. Although fitting into your budget does help. From my opinion and experience that’s what I’d expect to be the case. But you do have other options. You can choose to go with what is called a B grade sandstone block. They have less cuts than what’s classified as an A grade block. And yes they are a cheaper option.


Unless you’re some sort of sandstone retaining wall lover, you probably wouldn’t even notice. But, If your after a high quality retaining wall and a certain type, we can also cover that. Overall there’s not going to be much difference, and if budget is a concern we can certainly discuss your options.


Sandstone retaining walls are a favourite, especially here in the Canberra area where it looks so natural. Even a small sandstone retaining wall can look great with the right style of shrubs and trees.


The Supply And Options Of Your Sandstone Retaining Wall.


One of the best things about living in this area, is the fact we have access to local sandstone suppliers, allowing us to pass the saving onto you. Some of the oldest building are made with sandstone, and they look pretty cool.

When it comes to the size and shapes, they come in variety of natural shades of colours.


This allows us to match your overall home feel and the style you want. This is something we can chat if you need to about when your ready to move forward with building your new sandstone retaining wall.


The natural beauty of a sandstone wall with the different colours and the different textures that the sandstone offers, making it often very unique to your property.


The Benefits Of Using Us  To Build You Sandstone Retaining Wall.


This is what we do for a living, we know our suppliers and who to go to. We are able to build solid relationships with our suppliers that allow us to have the best options available to us when we need it. And this also means we can get a better trade price.  


Depending on the size of your retaining wall, you have a few options. You can go for a small block, right up to block stones that can weight up to 300-400 kg. Although, this is extreme and not the average wall, these bad boy’s stand out and are something we cannot do without the right equipment. And at that weight, once the’re in place their not likely to move in a hurry.


Or you can go with a rock retaining walls, as I said to add that extra differents to your property. Rock retaining walls are great, these walls allow you to add different structure and styles to the wall, or you maybe after a clean cut rock retaining wall. Again you have many options.


Most of the time we’ll build a sandstone wall with much smaller blocks than that, but as I said you have many options to consider. What I will say is these larger block stone retaining walls do look grand and definitely do stand out.


These large walls are very self supportive. And will drain quite well. They don’t take the longest out of all the retaining walls to build, they are structurally sound and are pretty much as strong as a house, but they do need more equipment to get the job done.

The fact we have experience, also allows us to get the job done in the quick and in a safe manner. But as I said before not all of us will be wanting a wall of this size.


The Beauty Of A Sandstone Retaining Wall For The Canberra.

We get great feedback from our sandstone retaining walls. And as i said before they are one of my favourites. They just look great. And remember we can build sandstone retaining walls that require angles. We can shape the walls to meet your landscaping needs.


For anyone who has a sloping block at the front or the back of your house and your looking for a great option to fill out and level land for better use, these are a great option to look at. Remember we are landscapers, so any other landscaping work that needs to be done we can cover that as well.


If your looking to build a sandstone retaining wall Canberra or beyond, we are here to help. please get in touch and we’ll be happy to help you create a beautiful stunning sandstone retaining wall for your landscaped area.