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When Your Retaining Wall Needs Help

Mar 10, 2021 9:28:47 AM Christina Wilson

If you own a rowhouse or other historic home in DC, there's a good chance your home has a retaining wall along at least one border of the property. At some point, that retaining wall will likely..

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Are Tree Roots Wreaking Havoc in Your Urban Garden?

Oct 29, 2020 2:23:50 PM Christina Wilson

Have you ever encountered a troublesome hump in a patio or on a neighborhood sidewalk, especially when pushing a baby stroller or trying to navigate a wheelchair? If so, you know how tree roots..

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Consider These Four Benefits of Retaining Walls

Jul 24, 2020 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Are there areas of your yard that are difficult to deal with? You may have sloping hills that are difficult to mow or huge puddles whenever it rains. When considering landscaping improvements, you..

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Retaining Walls 101: How to Choose the Best Type of Retaining Wall

Jun 5, 2020 12:33:50 PM Christina Wilson

Several factors need to be considered when choosing to build a retaining wall for residential or commercial use. You'll need to decide what type of structure will work best for your location and..

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Does Your Old Brick Retaining Wall Need Help?

May 30, 2019 4:16:57 PM Christina Wilson

Take a walk in one of Washington DC’s historic neighborhoods and notice the brick retaining walls that support tiered gardens in front of the old homes. These gardens are full of colorful and..

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How to Preserve Your Old Brick Retaining Wall

Feb 21, 2019 4:28:05 PM Christina Wilson

Washington DC’s historic neighborhoods are well known for the old brick retaining walls that support tiered gardens in front of the old homes. If you an owner of one of these homes you may be..

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How to Preserve Your Urban Garden's Brick Retaining Walls

Jun 6, 2017 1:11:14 PM Christina Wilson

Washington DC’s historic neighborhoods are well known for the old brick retaining walls that support tiered gardens in front of the old homes. Owners know that these hardworking structures add..

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How Tuckpointing Preserves Brick Retaining Walls

Jun 16, 2016 3:58:49 PM Christina Wilson

Washington DC’s historic neighborhoods are well known for the brick retaining walls that support tiered gardens in front of the old homes. Owners know that these hardworking structures add value..

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