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Recent Retaining Walls reviews in Melbourne

"Just exceptional. Went above and beyond to complete a rather complex task"

Retaining wall

$500

"Ken did quite a large excavation job on our backyard, taking out tree stumps and removing dirt/bricks. He is an absolutely exceptional person who completed the work to a high standard, made great effort to check that we were happy and showed great care around our home. I would recommend him to anyone. We were so lucky to find him. Deanne and Matt Benke. "

Excavation of backyard retaining wall and dirt

$1,000

"Great work easy to deal with"

Reattach outer retaining band on washing machine

$50

"Great help thank very much "

Skilled labourer for basement retaining wall

$224

"Hard working and nice guy to deal with"

Labouring - remove brick retaining wall

$200

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

Install garden bed retaining wall.

$1,200

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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

Core fill a block retaining wall

$100

Aberfeldie VIC, Australia

5th Apr 2022

I need a block retaining wall core filled with concrete. The wall is approximately 16m long x 1800mm high. There is clear access to the wall as it is a vacant block.

Build small retaining wall

$140

Malvern VIC, Australia

14th Mar 2022

Old retaining wall has fallen. Needs 2 x (approx) 2m sleepers. Please provide quote for installation at materials. Flexible with timing on job but would like done asap. Garden wall

Demolish small retaining wall

$150

Coburg Victoria, Australien

10th Jan 2022

We are looking to have a small retaining wall made of bricks and concrete - you can keep or leave the bricks of you like.

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.

Retaining wall post holes

$200

Glen Waverley VIC, Australia

21st Nov 2021

25 post holes to be dug, approx 400mm deep x 250mm wide. Purpose for a retaining wall. One man post hole digger available today only, auger is approx 100mm wide and therefore requires a mixture of post hole digger and shovel to remove soil (unless you have a post hole digger with appropriately sized auger).

Levelling , retaining wall

$5,000

North Melbourne VIC, Australia

2nd Oct 2021

Manual excavation required since access is narrow . 30 sqm backyard area . Retaining wall need to be extended to sides .

Brick retaining wall And rendering needed

$1,000

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

25th May 2021

Brick retaining wall and finish render needed for front half footpath, roughly 3.5m long for both side, roughly 200 bricks needed, concrete footing has been poured already. Final render paint will be provided, you just need to provide a base paint.

Draftsman to draw up a pool house & retaining wall

$800

Aberfeldie VIC, Australia

19th Mar 2021

I'm after a draftsperson to draw plans and engineering for a pool house and retaining walls. I'm located in Aberfeldie.

Core fill block retaining wall

$100

Aberfeldie VIC, Australia

5th Apr 2022

I have a Besser block retaining wall that requires core filling with concrete. The wall is approximately 16m long x 1.8m high.

Concrete block retaining wall

$225

Aberfeldie VIC, Australia

3rd Feb 2022

We are about to start construction on a new house. We require a reputable, professional, experienced and reliable company to construct the retaining wall which will be manufactured from concrete filled blocks. The walls are approximately 50m2 in total. I have attached the site plan for reference and highlighted the wall in yellow. If you are able to do the foundations also, please let me know. Please contact me with your best ALL INCLUSIVE quotation. If you require any more information, please let me know. Only experienced and fully insured companies will be considered. Thanks

Re construction of a retaining wall

$5,000

Blackburn VIC, Australia

10th Jan 2022

Need repairs/ reconstruction of a brick retaining wall damaged by a storm. Would like a quote and the supplier must work with the council to ensure it meets the requirements Dismantle current colourbond fence Pull down remaining brick wall Excavate behind for drainage Dig out existing footage Dig footage to depth and width as per engineers design Instal steel starter bars into footings and pour concrete Lay double brick cavity wall to existing heights Install 50 mm x 50 mm steel posts into cavity and core fill wall Paint rear of wall with bituminous paint Install Aggie pipe and top with scoria back fill with soil Rebuild colourbond fence

Demolition of retaining wall

$2,000

South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia

15th Nov 2021

Existing retaining wall to be demolished and rebuilt in South Yarra between two properties. Approx 8m x 1.3m Bricks need to be removed and ply needs to be installed to keep current garden in place - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 20th Nov 2021

Retaining wall

$5,000

Richmond VIC 3121, Australia

21st Jul 2021

22 sqm of retaining wall approx 42m long 75mm treated pine 2m long sleepers with galvanised uprights, aggy drain and 20mm screenings.

Retaining walls and fences

$25

Mentone VIC, Australia

25th Apr 2021

Require 2x 6.9m long retaining walls with 1.9m fence on top. Sloping property, with retaining wall required to be about 600mm at its highest. Job needed to be completed when bulk excavation occurs (approx 4 weeks away). Have attached site, and example of fence and retaining type we would like. Fences will run down either side of property

Move soil and backfill retaining walls

$400

Aberfeldie VIC, Australia

3rd May 2022

I need about 10m3 of soil moves to behaving a retaining wall. Unfortunately we can’t get a machine into the area so it needs to be done the old fashioned way with a shovel and wheelbarrow. The more hands available the lighter the work!! The distance that the soil has to be moved is a maximum of 10m.

Cut and demolish a brick retaining wall

$250

Aberfeldie VIC, Australia

16th Mar 2022

I need two parts of a brick retaining wall demolished. The first part is 4.9m long and the second part is 2.4m long. The resting wall is 1.6m high. It is a double brick construction with a concrete core and is approximately 350mm thick. The wall will need to be cut extremely straight with a demolition saw and then demolished. There is no need to remove the rubble.

Very punctual and responsive

Build retaining wall

$1,000

Melbourne, VIC

26th Jan 2022

We have a courtyard that needs a retaining wall. Ditch dug footings but footings need to be laid and wall built. Inspection welcome

Demolish and rebuild small retaining wall

$350

Coburg Victoria, Australien

1st Jan 2022

We are looking to remove part of an existing garden bed retaining wall and rebuild a small part in a new location. The soil will be removed prior to the works as well as the sand pit. See images. Yellow mark up indicates section to be removed. Red mark up indicates section to be rebuilt.

Bricklayer / handyman for backyard retaining wall

$400

Travancore VIC 3032, Australia

8th Oct 2021

I am looking for a bricklayer or experienced handyman who can help us with completing a backyard retaining wall at our home in Ascot Vale. Solid foundations have been laid, however the existing guy got a full time job elsewhere and I would like to get someone in to finish it. As per the images, we have plenty of the cinder blocks and we will supply any other materials. For this task, we are looking for a full day's work at $400 (8 hours times $50) and we can look to continue more work afterwards. If you have any photos of existing work with bricklaying or retaining walls, please include do include it. Job is in Ascot Vale and we are ready to start anytime, but sooner the better. - Due date: Flexible

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

Fencing along retaining wall

$300

Coburg VIC, Australia

10th Jun 2021

4340mm of fence to attach to exisiting timber paling fence along retaining wall. See photos. I will dig out two trenches so posts can be fixed to retaining wall. Need a receipt for transaction.

Repair brick retaining wall in garden

$250

Northcote VIC, Australia

3rd Apr 2021

Need someone to repair a 1 metre hole in garden retaining wall and build side wall (approx 2 metres) Bricks provided