A beautiful stone retaining wall with lush greenery and flowers, creating a peaceful and natural landscape.
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Recent Retaining Walls reviews in Hobart

Matt was approachable, communicative and flexible to get the job done and overcome unexpected obstacles. He started quickly, he let me know when he would and wouldn't be there, and he worked hard. He has a can-do attitude and was willing to go the extra mile to finish every last detail. I would definitely recommend Matt for future jobs like this.

Build a timber sleeper retaining wall and steps

$2,000

Very reliable and great work ethic,

Small retaining wall along part of driveway I will supply bricks

$500

Really happy with Matt’s work. Would definitely recommend.

Build a retaining wall

$500

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What do retaining walls services include?

Retaining walls services include all the necessary tasks to build a sturdy and attractive retaining wall in your outdoor space to prevent erosion. Your hired retaining wall contractors can assess the site, help you design the retaining wall if you don’t have a design ready, then build the wall. 

Assessing the site

The first step in retaining wall construction is taking site measurements. Your Tasker can consider distinct site features, like if the wall will be placed on a slope and if the site gets a lot of rain or snowmelt. The retaining wall builders can also recommend the appropriate design and materials to suit the site’s measurements and features. 

Designing the walls

If you don’t have a design already, a local retaining wall contractor can help you make one. Some local landscape retaining wall contractors can provide you with not just any retaining wall design, but one that conforms with established zoning laws and safety and industry standards. The design can also have the aesthetic elements you want and be sturdy enough to prevent soil erosion in your property. Yes, you can have all this while keeping within your budget! When you post a task, specify your budget and get offers from retaining wall contractors near you. 

Getting permits

The next step is to get permits for the design and build. Your Tasker can obtain the required permits from the relevant authorities like your Homeowner’s Association, City Planning Department, or other federal jurisdiction. Note that some Taskers may charge extra for getting these permits. Even as construction and zoning laws vary from state to state, don’t worry; Local retaining wall installers know how and where to get the appropriate permits. 

Preparing for the build

Your Tasker can get the materials and prepare the appropriate tools. Whichever type of retaining wall you want to be built—brick, concrete, concrete bag, wood, or natural stone—your Tasker can get the right materials! Your Tasker can also make sure the materials and tools are of the right specification, quality, and amount. Then, they can turn over any leftover materials after the build.

Building the retaining walls

Your hired Taskers can do the retaining wall installation or construction once they’re ready with the design, permits, and materials. They can build your retaining wall as per the drafted design, so there are no surprises. The result could be an aesthetically pleasing yet functional wall that can protect your property from soil erosion. The Tasker can execute the design, whether it’s a retaining wall made of wood, concrete, hollow blocks, cement bags, or boulders. They’ll use the appropriate tools, procured materials, safety equipment, and techniques. 

Finishing touches

Your Tasker can apply any finishing touches or embellishments on the retaining wall design as required. This can include installing capstones on stone walls, creating gradual step-downs or turning-in sections, backfilling, or installing greenery and other embellishments. Don’t forget that you can also have other features like privacy screens or outdoor blinds installed.

Recent Retaining Walls tasks in Hobart

Retaining wall

$450

Dodges Ferry TAS, Australia

30th Jun 2024

Retaining wall installation, approx 10m long and 80/90cm in height. Either made from sleepers or brick blocks. Would need some sort of drainage too. I will purchase the materials.

Rendering a small retaining wall

$500

West Hobart TAS, Australia

3rd Apr 2024

We have a retaining wall which is around 3m x 1.5m with sides of 1.5m x 1.5m which we would like rendered and painted in a dark blue/grey color. Happy to provide exact measurements and pictures.

Retaining wall/fence posts

$250

West Hobart TAS, Australia

19th Nov 2023

Dig holes for retaining wall posts and fence posts, help concrete posts in. - Due date: Flexible

Build a retaining wall

$500

West Hobart TAS, Australia

12th Aug 2023

Need to put in 2 pine Sleeper retaining walls. I will have the site prepped with an excavator with holes dug. Pine sleepers and screws are ordered. I would just ask you to sort the concrete for the holes (happy to discuss options). You don’t need to worry about drainage or backfilling (I will sort that). Let me know if you have any questions. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 17 August 2023

Really happy with Matt’s work. Would definitely recommend.

Driveway Entrance Drystone + Retaining Wall

$8,000

Leslie Vale TAS, Australia

12th Jul 2023

Stonewall entrance construction. Must be high quality. See image for style. Also a retaining wall in sandstone. You would need to source materials and complete tasks with milestone payments. Both exact sites have easy access and multiple quarry’s for materials very near by. This needs to be quality work. - Due date: Flexible

Build a timber sleeper retaining wall and steps

$2,000

Queens Domain TAS 7000, Australia

29th Jun 2023

Demolish existing 3m concrete retaining wall. Dig post holes, install new h4 treated pine sleeper retaining wall of approx 10m length and mostly 80cm height. Install ag drain behind wall. Build 3 steps and box in with sleepers, pave surface. Budget is for labour (extra $ for timber, materials) - Due date: Flexible

Matt was approachable, communicative and flexible to get the job done and overcome unexpected obstacles. He started quickly, he let me know when he would and wouldn't be there, and he worked hard. He has a can-do attitude and was willing to go the extra mile to finish every last detail. I would definitely recommend Matt for future jobs like this.

Build retaining wall

$250

South Hobart TAS, Australia

13th Feb 2023

Build a retaining wall Materials 200mm x 70mm treated pine sleepers. Size: 3000mm (L) x 700mm (H) - Due date: Flexible

Rebuild a block retaining wall

$8,000

Goodwood TAS 7010, Australia

27th Jan 2023

wall was damaged by solid rush of water caused by council large drain block and overflow. Blocks were blown down, some damaged and broken. - Due date: Flexible

Repairing brick retaining wall & laying & pointing a sandstone border

$500

Snug TAS 7054, Australia

17th Jan 2023

Brick retaining wall (3 standard bricks high) needs repairing in sections. I also have sandstone blocks I want laid on concrete base & mortar pointing in place. - Due date: Flexible

Fix retaining wall

$300

Rosetta TAS, Australia

7th Jan 2023

retaining wall nearly broke. Need some one help me remove the the old pice of wall and replace with a new one - Due date: Flexible

Retaining wall

$1,000

Dodges Ferry TAS, Australia

7th Dec 2022

Level off between house and the blue hose pipe so it’s level, and retaining wall along the blue hose pipe with stairs, and bottom of stairs same height where the soccer ball is. Approx 14m retaining wall, with steps in the middle, approx 50-80cm high - Due date: Before Thursday, 15 December 2022

Small retaining wall along part of driveway I will supply bricks

$500

Claremont TAS, Australia

20th Nov 2022

Driveway has been widened and need retaining wall approx 12 metres long and varying in height from 700ml to zero. Using block bricks - Due date: Flexible - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 22 December 2022

Very reliable and great work ethic,

Retaining wall

$200

New Town TAS, Australia

5th Sep 2022

Have a bank I want digging out a bit to make either an L shaped or semi circular retaining wall to create a fire pit area. Photo included with roughy outline of where looking to get wall - Due date: Flexible

Retaining wall/bricklayer

$1,000

Bellerive TAS, Australia

21st Apr 2022

Require quote and options for retaining wall approx 20 metres x 800mm high

Brick layer to rebuild a retaining wall

$500

Berriedale TAS, Australia

7th Feb 2022

Looking for a brick layer to build a 5x1 metre retaining wall of H Blocks. Approximately 100 blocks. All the prep work will be done.

Advise and or plumb in retaining wall drain

$30

Glenorchy TAS 7010, Australia

24th Apr 2021

I'm after a qualified plumber or landscaper. I have built a retaining wall but I would like someone to advise or to plumb in the retaining wall drain. It's a 100mm slotted agg drain. There is an IO outlet at the bottom of the yard but I would like someone to dig up and plumb in or if there is another option I can do. Please message me for photos or to call for more information. Dates are flexible. Price I have put is just to come around and advise on what to do. Obviously if work is required will pay additional. Cheers

Very knowledgeable and professional. Highly recommend!

Retaining walls

$9,999

Sandy Bay TAS, Australia

1st Feb 2021

Currently we have three-tier timber retaining wall and would like to demolish old wall and rebuild due to wall tilting outward and soil erosion.

Repair of retaining wall

$150

South Hobart TAS, Australia

20th Dec 2020

Repair of short section of retaining wall. See photos. Some of the existing blocks are broken, some are in ok condition. Price negotiable depending on options. Needs to be done prior to 8th Jan 2021.

Sandstone retaining wall needs rebuilding

$2,500

Sandy Bay TAS 7005, Australia

29th Aug 2020

Sandstone wall needs rebuilding. 1m5m x 3m long. Have the rocks needs standing up.