Can a Fence Be Used as a Retaining Wall

Can a Fence Be Used as a Retaining Wall

Retaining walls can be created from a variety of materials. In some cases, retaining walls can be made from recycled materials, whether this is wood or plastic. So with that in mind, can a fence be a good item to use for a retaining wall? In this blog, we will answer the question ‘Can a […]
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How to Build Railway Sleeper Retaining Wall

How to Build Railway Sleeper Retaining Wall

A railway sleeper retaining wall is one of many alternative materials you can use to create a retaining wall, but is this the best option you can use? In this blog, we will provide guidance on how to build a railway sleeper retaining wall. At PPC Concrete Products, we are here to provide solutions for […]
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Do Retaining Walls Need Drainage

Do Retaining Walls Need Drainage

It can be argued that retaining walls are a necessity in most modern settings. But they aren’t easy to make. Every retaining wall must be made with consideration to the area surrounding it and the building regulations that are relevant to it. But is that all there is to it? Or are there extra considerations […]
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What can I use to make a retaining wall?

How to Avoid Retaining Walls Failing

If a retaining wall fails, it can fall, or suffer damages that can affect the immediate environment and has the capacity to cause serious injury to any bystanders. A properly constructed retaining wall will very rarely fail. So how do you get it right the first time? In this blog, we will answer the question […]
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Building a Landscape Retaining Wall

Building a Landscape Retaining Wall

In this blog, we aim to provide guidance regarding a landscape retaining wall. At PPC Concrete Products, we are here to provide solutions for your construction needs, from the person working their own part-time project, to commercial clients, and everyone in-between. Monthly construction output had risen an estimated by an 1.6% value in June 2023, […]
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What Is the Law on Retaining Walls UK?

What Is the Law on Retaining Walls UK?

Retaining walls are a fairly common structure that you can find in many residential and even nature-filled areas. They are an incredible solution for optimising space and keeping areas safe and organised. But the question remains, can anyone build one? Or do you need permission to make one? In this blog, we will answer the […]
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Should You Put a Barrier Between Wood and Concrete

5 Inexpensive Retaining Wall Ideas

Aside from the aesthetic benefits of a retaining wall, in some cases it also has the potential to make an area much safer. Depending on how you implement the construction of a retaining wall, it has the potential to set you back if you don’t have an unlimited budget. This blog will share 5 inexpensive […]
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Does a Retaining Wall Need Foundations

Does a Retaining Wall Need Foundations

With many structures, foundations are a key component to ensure the longevity and security of the structure. Are retaining walls an exception to this rule? This blog will explore the question ‘Does a retaining wall need foundations?’ In addition to exploring additional questions that could help you build a retaining wall. At PPC Concrete Products, […]
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