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 We install Stone Brick Concrete or Timber retainer walls, if that is what your project needs. No matter the height of the wall or the materials being used, we can build a retaining wall that will resist the forces of time and nature for years to come.

 

      

Successful retaining wall

The key to our successful retaining wall construction is a level foundation. The foundation course is below ground level so that the soil will hold it firmly in place.

Measure out your wall

We measure out your prospective wall, using stakes and string to mark off the key points, starting at the lowest point, we use a flat shovel to dig a trench for the foundation course. The dimensions of the trench will vary depending on the size of your block generally about 2 to 7 inches deep.

 

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Wondering what to do

We will tamp the trench with a hand tamper to compact the underlying soil or apply a concrete base. If your property slopes, we may have to dig your foundation trench in a series of steps equal to the height of the blocks or rocks or boulders. Then, as we continue with construction, we build up the lower sections with block until the stepped areas accept successive courses of blocks in a level and seamless wall. Some retaining walls will be concreted to hold the weight of the dirt on the opposite side. We also do brick work with left over bricks from your home builders. And you were wondering what to do with the 500 to 1000 bricks you have sitting in the garage. Some of the rocks we use are so large they don't need to be cemented, they weigh about a hundred pounds a piece, they're not going anywhere.

 

Sound foundation

Once we have a sound foundation trench, we begin laying your block. Regularly checking level as we build each course.

 


 

It's a masterpiece

If your property is relatively flat, we’ll continue laying the foundation course, making sure that all blocks are level with each other and below ground. Once the wall is completed and dried we wire brush off excess concrete dry brush it smooth, clean up and then were done. It's a masterpiece. Your going to love it.

 

 
Retaining Walls and Steps

We install all sizes of Retaining Walls from pavestone to natural stone walls. Let us provide photos and samples of the different types of stone we offer. We also specialize in steps, walkways, and tree rings to match your retaining walls.
we provide many different types of retaining wall services, including (but not limited to) boulders, natural stone, concrete modular block of all manufacturers, and timber.

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Introduction to San Antonio-Austin, Texas

One of Texas' most famous cities is the City of San Antonio-Austin. Located in the south-central part of the state, San Antonio-Austin is Texas' second-largest city and serves as an economic and cultural gateway to the American Southwest. The city lies about 140 miles northwest of Corpus Christi on the Gulf of Mexico and 150 miles northeast of the city of Laredo on the Mexican border. Several major freeways service the city, including Interstates I-10, I-35, I-37, and I-410; U.S. Routes 87, 90, and 281; and Texas State Highways 16 and 151.

Named for Saint Anthony of Padua, on whose feast day (June 13) a Spanish expedition explored the area in 1691, the San Antonio-Austin River was the principal tributary which spawned the founding of its namesake village in 1718. The site, on the river's west bank, was initially a stopping place on the Texas wilderness trail leading to French trading posts in Louisiana. By 1731 the town was known as San Antonio-Austin de Béxar, which in 1773 became the capital of Spanish Texas. During the Texas Revolution, San Antonio-Austin was the site of several battles, including the battle of the Alamo in 1836, in which 189 defenders held the old Alamo mission for 13 days against some 4,000 Mexican troops. Although the defenders were ultimately killed, the memorable phrase "Remember the Alamo" became forever known as the rallying cry of the Texas Revolution against Mexico. After the Civil War, San Antonio-Austin prospered as a cattle industry hub and military center serving the border region and the Southwest. During the twentieth century, San Antonio-Austin became an important military center for the Army and Air Force through both world wars; a distinction which it has retained to this day. San Antonio-Austin is the current home of Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base, and Brooks City-Base, with Camp Stanley and Camp Bullis located just outside the city limit