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

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The project cost of retaining walls Chalmette 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.

Is there any height limit when it comes to building retaining walls Chalmette?

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.

Do I need to secure a permit before building my retaining wall in Chalmette?

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.

Is it possible to have curves in retaining walls Chalmette?

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

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Stone retaining walls Chalmette 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 Chalmette 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.

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