Concrete Retaining Walls Galveston Texas

Concrete Retaining Walls

Whether you want a retaining wall to add some style to your landscaping or need one to keep sloped soil stable, the contractors at Flint Concrete have the training and talent to build sturdy structures that will accomplish both goals. Our professional crews have been helping Galveston homeowners since 2005 by transforming yards into outdoor living spaces worthy of your time and attention

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Design and installation are complicated undertakings best left to professionals who can make sure the wall’s footing is properly secured, that drainage is taken care of, and that the structure will stand the test of time. We have the experience to ensure the job gets done right — on time and on budget.
Retaining walls are relatively rigid walls used for supporting soil laterally so that it can be retained at different levels on the two sides. Retaining walls are structures designed to restrain soil to a slope that it would not naturally keep to.

What are retaining walls?

Retaining walls are brick or stone block walls made to prevent damage from erosion or surface runoff on angled or elevated property. They may be used on residential or commercial property to prevent water and soil from shifting and changing the landscape.

What are the benefits of a retaining wall for my home?

Residential retaining walls are most often used to protect exposed basements from the effects of erosion. With enough time and rain, soil can block basement doors and windows if not restrained by a retaining wall.

Residences on below high or leading hillsides additionally take advantage of preserving walls. For residences in addition to hills, retaining wall surfaces maintain the foundation from shifting. For residences at the end of a hillside, a retaining wall surface will certainly keep loosened soil from developing around your house. Various placement of a wall surface will certainly supply different outcomes for your house and lawn.

 

What are the benefits of a retaining wall for my business property?

Commercial retaining walls provide functional support and aesthetic appeal to business properties. When constructing a new building, retaining walls help keep the area level by controlling the grading.

What are retaining walls made from?

Most retaining walls are created by interlocking blocks made from brick or stone, though some are made from poured concrete or even wood.

 

Galveston ( GAL-vis-t n) is a coastal resort city and port off the Southeast Texas coast on Galveston Island and Pelican Island in the U.S. state of Texas. The community of 209.3 square miles (542 km2), with a population of 47,743 in 2010, is the county seat of surrounding Galveston County and second-largest municipality in the county. It is also within the Houston The Woodlands Sugar Land metropolitan area at its southern end on the northwestern coast of the Gulf of Mexico.Galveston, or Galvez' town, was named after the Spanish military and political leader in the 18th century: Bernardo de G lvez y Madrid, Count of G lvez (1746 1786), who was born in Macharaviaya, M laga, in the Kingdom of Spain. Galveston's first European settlements on the Galveston Island were built around 1816 by French pirate Louis-Michel Aury to help the fledgling Republic of Mexico fight for independence from Spain, along with other colonies in the Western Hemisphere of the Americas in Central and South America in the 1810s and 1820s. The Port of Galveston was established in 1825 by the Congress of Mexico following its independence from Spain. The city was the main port for the fledgling Texas Navy during the Texas Revolution of 1836, and later served temporarily as the new national capital of the Republic of Texas.During the 19th century, Galveston became a major U.S. commercial center and one of the largest ports in the United States. It was for a time Texas' largest city, known as the "Queen City of the Gulf". It was devastated by the unexpected Galveston Hurricane of 1900, whose effects included massive flooding and a storm surge which nearly wiped out the town. The natural disaster on the exposed barrier island is still ranked today as the deadliest in United States history, with an estimated death toll of 6,000 to 12,000 people. The city subsequently reemerged during the Prohibition era of 1919 1933 as a leading tourist hub and a center of illegal gambling, nicknamed the Free State of Galveston until this era ended in the 1950s with subsequent other economic and social development.Much of Galveston's economy is centered in the tourism, health care, shipping, and financial industries. The 84-acre (34 ha) University of Texas Medical Branch campus with an enrollment of more than 2,500 students is a major economic force of the city. Galveston is home to six historic districts containing one of the largest and historically significant collections of 19th-century buildings in the U.S., with over 60 structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places, maintained by the National Park Service in the United States Department of the Interior.
Concrete Retaining Walls

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Walls can be made from a variety of materials that complement and enhance your existing site. Designed to prevent soil erosion, they create transitions and can transform constrained nooks into welcoming spaces suitable for gardening, entertaining, or relaxing. Customizable to your aesthetic preferences, walls provide form as well as function, decorating your property while preventing erosion and supporting proper drainage

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Our concrete technicians are trained extensively to be able to handle any repairs you may need, so you can expect only the most knowledgeable of service. Before you know it, you’ll be able to enjoy your new retaining wall while adding beauty and value to your home. Call Flint concrete for an estimate (855) 719-1222

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The cement reacts with the water and other ingredients to form a hard matrix that binds the materials together into a durable stone-like material that has many uses. ... Most concrete is poured with reinforcing materials (such as rebar) embedded to provide tensile strength, yielding reinforced concrete.

 

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Concrete is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens (cures) over time. In the past limebased cement binders were often used, such as lime putty, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement or with Portland cement to form Portland cement concrete (named for its visual resemblance to Portland stone).



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