I need a retaining wall, but where do I start?

I need a retaining wall, but where do I start?

When you are planning a retaining wall, begin by determining the height of the surrounding area.


Once you have an idea about the height for your wall, you will need to select the type of block you want to use. Contact AC Buy Knox if you need ideas or guidance.

Next, start considering your excavation, basing, drainage, wall materials and first course design. Remembering to take into consideration any cuts needed to make your wall design work. This is the most difficult phase. Once that phase is completed and the first row installed, stacking the blocks and caps is hard work but easier.

AC Buy Knox offers a number of options. We can design and build the wall for you, or we can handle design and the first phase. Once we get you set with the first course installed, you can save money by stacking the blocks yourself.

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  • Retaining Walls

    Need a retaining wall? Want to build it yourself but you don't know where to start? No problem! Talk to your salesperson about options we offer. We can excavate and prep the site, lay the first course, work with you to make sure there is proper grade and drainage, and let you finish stacking the blocks.

    This is a great way to be involved and SAVE MONEY!

Contact Asphalt & Concrete Buy Knox, Inc., in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for excavate and base,
retaining walls, sidewalks, patios, and stairs, among other services.

Asphalt & Concrete Buy Knox, Inc.

2852 Anthony Lane S.
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55418 

Phone: (612) 781-1112