Freestanding & Retaining Wall Blocks

Freestanding & Retaining Wall Blocks

Freestanding & Retaining Wall Blocks

Strong and durable yet easy to install, Belgard offers a versatile selection of concrete wall blocks to complement your landscaping, patio, or even your mailbox. Our residential wall pavers are suitable for stone retaining walls and freestanding features such as outdoor kitchens or built-in seating.

When selecting the right wall for your outdoor landscape, it's essential to know what type you need. Retaining walls and freestanding walls serve different purposes, and Belgard has wall blocks to match your desired look and functionality.

Freestanding Walls vs. Retaining Walls

One of the most common scenarios that call for a freestanding wall versus a retaining wall is whether a home is positioned on flat or sloping ground. Retaining walls are required for slopes and structural purposes, as they use footings to hold a wall in place and retain soil better. Retaining walls also provide creative design options for planter areas, elevated landscapes, and other visual applications.

Conversely, freestanding walls are better used when the ground is flat, and design aesthetics outweigh soil stabilization and functionality. While they still lend to limitless design possibilities, freestanding wall blocks are more commonly used to divide landscapes into different areas. Freestanding walls are also great for breaking up open space and adding visual interest to a yard. Like retaining walls, you can use freestanding walls for potted plants, seating, and other practical purposes. And because freestanding walls are shorter in stature, they do not require installing footings or additional drainage.

Retaining Wall Colors and Textures

LOZ Hardscapes offers a complete line of landscape wall products and concrete pavers in natural color blends to complement any color scheme. And with textures that emulate the look of tumbled stone, stacked stone, chiseled stone, or quarried stone, there’s a look to complement any architectural style.

Landscape Wall Project Ideas

In addition to retaining walls, the uses for wall blocks include outdoor fireplaces, fire pits, stone mailboxes, stone water features, outdoor kitchens, built-in seating, built-in planters, pillars, and garden walls of various heights. You can also use wall blocks to wrap columns, hide utilities, build steps, and much more.

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