Rendered Blockwork Garden Wall Supporting Decking

Postby NickSw » Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:24 am

I have had an idea to build a blockwork wall to support one end of decking in my garden, would it be possible to also fill the cavity with soil to enable planting in the top of the wall ?
I was planning to render the external face of the wall.
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:11 am


Simply Build It

Postby stoneyboy » Fri Jul 17, 2009 7:00 pm

You will need to use concrete blocks and line any cavity with plastic sheeting to retain/control moisture. I would not recommend you render the wall - it will come off with frost action.
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 2715
Joined: Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:44 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides

  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!


  • Related Topics