Collapsing Retaining Walls in Your Home

When you are experiencing a collapsing retaining wall in your home there are a few possible causes. Read more about the causes and solutions we have to restore and protect your home. Our engineers would be happy to provide a free evaluation to determine the actual causes and share solutions to your issues.

What You Need to Know About Retaining Walls

You may have a retainer wall on your property where there are structured layers or uneven sloping land. Over time, these retaining walls can begin to deteriorate, crack, lean, bow, and crumble. Retaining walls are subject to high levels of pressure because they are not part of a full structure, which can lead to collapsing retaining walls. 

Like all types of structural damage, the issue will only get worse over time and eventually cause collapse. If a retaining wall near your property collapses a large amount of soil and potentially water can cause severe damage to your home and other property. 

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Signs You Have a Collapsing Retaining Wall

  • Spreading cracks

  • Cosmetic damage like staining, flaking, warping

  • Crumbling

  • Visible Leaning and Bowing

  • Separation from Adjacent Walls

  • Leaking

  • Tree roots or plants growing through your retaining wall

While each of these issues on their own may not be a serious concern, they can be an indication of deterioration.

Collapsed Retaining Wall

How To Fix A Retaining Wall

Helical tiebacks are an effective method of repair for failing retainer walls. This stabilizes the damaged wall by applying equal but opposite force to a wall to counteract the weight of the soil behind it.

Additional solutions include installing extra drainage systems or replacing the most damaged sections of a wall.

Our team of engineers at Delta Foundation Specialist would be happy to take a look at your collapsing retaining wall and provide you with a free evaluation to determine the root of the issue, share solutions to fix it, and give you a quote.

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