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(VIDEO) Cost of a Retaining Wall in Adelaide

Posted By Active Fencing and Retaining  
10/02/2020
16:00 PM

Concrete Sleeper Retaining Walls in Adelaide Pricing

Concrete Sleeper Retaining Walls are by far the most popular choice for Retaining Walls in Adelaide. In fact 97% of our enquires for Retaining Walls are home owners just like you looking for a Concrete Sleeper Retaining Wall.

They are great for new homes and also for replacing old failed timber walls. They are strong, durable and an engineered product and will last a lifetime if built correctly.

The below video explains approximate pricing for a Concrete Sleeper Retaining Wall in Adelaide (1:40)

Key Components when Pricing a Concrete Sleeper Retaining Wall in Adelaide

The cost of a new retaining wall for your home can depend on a couple of things, like the scope of the
work, the size and the conditions, accessibility for machinery, engineering specifications . 

  1. How high is the Retaining Wall
  2. How small or large is the overall project
  3. Is there demolition work involved as well
  4. How deep do we need to drill
  5. Is the wall and engineered Retaining Wall
  6. How easily accessible is the site
  7. How high and how many metres long is it
Generally Retaining Walls in Adelaide will range from $450 - $600 per square metre, supplied and installed.

What components are involved in a quote for a Retaining Wall in Adelaide

  1. Drilling or digging for the holes (machinery or hand digging)
  2. Structural Concrete in the holes 32MPA holding Steel Beams in place
  3. Structural Steel Beams Hot Dipped Galvanised
  4. Engineered Concrete Sleepers from a Reputable supplier
  5. Drainage (if applicable) which is a slotted AG Drain, Waterproof Builders Plastic and Aggregate to cover the Drain
  6. 10 Year Warranty on Workmanship
  7. Public Liability Insurance
  8. If there is Fencing welded on top, an allowance for bigger Structural Steel and Deeper Holes
I've had a couple different quotes, how do I compare the difference?
  1. Do they hold a Builders Licence for Retaining Walls in Adelaide
  2. Are they Licenced and Insured to build over 1000mm High
  3. Do they have Full Public Indemnity Insurance
  4. Does it include Structural Hot Dipped Galvanised Steel Beams
  5. Does it include Drainage
  6. How deep will they drill the holes (very important so wall does not fail)
  7. What if they hit rock
  8. Is there a product warranty as well as a workmanship warranty
  9. What is the actual steel size (120UB, 150UB, 180UB, 200UB)
  10. How thick are the sleepers
  11. How established is the business, if the wall fails, will they come back to fix it
  12. Does the business have an established physical location

All of our projects for Retaining Walls in Adelaide are priced on a "project by project" basis. If you are building a new home in Adelaide or replacing existing older failed walls, we would love to here from you.

Please give our friendly office a call today on (08) 8120 0789 or CLICK HERE for a quote for your Retaining Walls in Adelaide today.