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Recent Retaining Walls reviews in Melbourne

Scott responded quickly and communicated well on air tasker. He came early to do the job and went above and beyond what we’d asked him to complete. Very happy with the service.

Demolish small retaining wall

$150

Highly recommended. Josh is great at communicating. Turned up on time as agreed both times. Our new retaining wall is beautiful just what we asked for and he cleaned up and took the old broken one away

Replace Wooden Retaining Wall

$500

Retaining wall job professionally done. Dave is skilled and efficient. Would definitely recommend. AAA+++

Install garden bed retaining wall.

$1,200

Very punctual and responsive

Cut and demolish a brick retaining wall

$250

Very professional and great to deal with, highly skilled with bricklaying did a fantastic job. Highly recommend A+++

Bricklayer / handyman for backyard retaining wall

$400

Great work easy to deal with

Reattach outer retaining band on washing machine

$50

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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 Melbourne

Build new retaining wall and bench seat

$1,500

Balaclava VIC, Australia

21st Feb 2024

We’ve had part of a raised garden bed wall remove to make space for a built in bench. A new concrete wall will need to be build and a bench seat built

Replace timber retaining wall

$1,000

Thornbury VIC, Australia

3rd Dec 2023

Replace existing timber retaining wall. Current wall Is approximately 10m, and between 500mm-600mm high. Preference is for hardwood replacement (see example image), however would consider treated pine or concrete sleepers. Quote must include all labour and material and removal and disposal of redundant timber. Access available via rear lane (or side of house). Airtasker fees to be included. - Due date: Flexible

Concrete H-Sleeve posts for a retaining wall

$350

Fairfield VIC, Australia

18th Sep 2023

I need 10 H-sleeve posts concreted into the ground, in a straight line 1500mm apart Holes have already been dug, cement purchased and ready to go! I can help, just need someone with experience in retaining walls to assist - Due date: Flexible

Jason was fantastic.. knowledgeable, punctual and a hard worker .. highly recommend

Install garden retaining wall

$1,000

Northcote VIC, Australia

18th Sep 2023

Install retaining wall in backyard garden. Supplies already on site - Timber sleepers and sleeves - just need someone to dig post holes, cement and put retaining wall up. Wall is 14m long. Height will be 2 sleepers high - about 400mm. No need to put soil or anything else. Just put the retaining wall up. - Due date: Before Thursday, 21 September 2023

Rebuild brick retaining wall

$5

Elwood VIC 3184, Australia

15th Sep 2023

Existing brick retaining wall to be dismantled and re-built in the same style, using the same bricks. Approx 7 meters long X 400 high. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 27 September 2023

Retaining wall for court yard with bench sit.

$2,000

Aberfeldie VIC, Australia

10th Sep 2023

A retaining wall for my court yard with bench sit. - Due date: Flexible

Paint ~40m fence/concrete retaining wall

$2,000

Brunswick East VIC, Australia

7th Sep 2023

Paint around ~30m timber fencing and ~40m x 1m high concrete retaining wall - Due date: Flexible

Painting of a retaining wall

$300

Moonee Ponds VIC, Australia

30th Aug 2023

I need the retaining wall painted and blended in, I do not have the paint - Due date: Flexible

Concrete posts for a retaining wall

$300

Fairfield VIC, Australia

8th Aug 2023

I need 10 H-sleeve posts concreted into the ground, in a straight line 1500mm apart Holes have already been dug, cement purchased and ready to go! I can help, just need someone with experience in retaining walls to assist - Due date: Flexible

Fix small garden bed retaining wall

$300

Northcote VIC 3070, Australia

28th Jun 2023

fix retaining wall as per pictures and level soil around base. Need it to look like rest of retaining sleeper wall. - Due date: Flexible

Grind retaining wall posts down

$150

Moonee Ponds VIC, Australia

4th Jun 2023

Need 16 posts cut down to the same height of the timber - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 5 June 2023

Great communication, great work, will use again, highly recommend

Assess and repair retaining wall

$100

Moonee Ponds VIC 3039, Australia

5th Apr 2023

We need to repair an existing retaining wall (I think concrete blocks) that is starting to crack. It is roughly 1.6m tall and about 8m wide. We need someone to come and assess the wall and figure out a cost effective way to repair it, or if we need to rebuild it entirely. Price is for assessment. - Due date: Flexible

Great to deal with

Small retaining veranda wall

$1,000

Armadale VIC 3143, Australia

28th Feb 2023

Small retaining wall for veranda edge about 8m long and 1 meter high - Due date: Flexible

Retaining wall

$450

Abbotsford VIC, Australia

27th Feb 2023

4 lengths of retaining wall required to replace existing: 4850mm 3660mm 3660mm 800mm All to be 300mm high. - Due date: Flexible

Retaining wall

$1,000

Essendon West VIC 3040, Australia

17th Jan 2023

install retaining wall roughly 8m wide - Due date: Flexible

Fix fence above retaining wall

$500

Kensington VIC, Australia

29th Nov 2022

We need someone to fix our fence that has become detached from our balcony wall and pulling down our ac lines. This fence bridges the boundary between 3 properties and is leaning. We at least need the fence secured on the side that has detached but would also want the fence reinforced if possible. The other side is the neighbour's property which we can arrange access to. The black poles seen to be loose in the concrete. Not sure the cost so please send me quotes and what you'd be able to do. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 13 December 2022

Highly responsive and thorough. Did an excellent job fixing our broken fence, making good recommendations and saving us from far more expensive replacement work.

Replace existing retaining wall

$2,000

North Melbourne VIC, Australia

9th Nov 2022

Repainting wall is 20 years old and made of wood. I would like replaced with concrete sleepers. There are 24 sleepers to be replaced, but the uprights are fine.

Rebuild retaining wall

$1,500

Brunswick VIC, Australia

5th Nov 2022

Remove and rebuild retaining wall 5.7 meters long and 85-90cm high along front. And about 1.5 meters return along stairs inside property. Just retaining wall to be built, we would also like a column at either end and also a thin column to the right of the gate, marked out in red on photos. We will fit picket fence between columns (pls don’t quote for this). Please see example to get an idea of how we’d like our fence to look. Please note 2 palms in front garden. Can these stay or do they need to be removed to complete job? Timing early next year, as we need to receive planning approval first. Guided by you on price. - Due date: Flexible

Build Retaining wall with timber

$1,500

Armadale VIC, Australia

3rd Nov 2022

Remove existing timber and brick retaining wall and replace with new steel posts and timber sleeper retaining wall. Total Length: 15m Height: approx 3 sleepers high Note, will need to allow for an excavator to remove the brick wall and footings/aggy plants. - Due date: Flexible - Due date: Flexible

Retaining Wall Reconstruction

$5,000

North Melbourne VIC, Australia

2nd Nov 2022

Approximately 18 meters in length and 1 meter high - replace current wall , add colour bond sheets to top of the wall and provide for drainage behind the wall - Due date: Flexible