Retaining Garden Wall

Postby malcolmparks » Sun May 27, 2007 2:06 pm

[b]Can standard paving slabs stood on edgebe used to create a retainging garden wal up to 300 mm high? if so how deep should they be set in the ground? how long should ordinary concrete take to harden to be inpenetratable to pushing a car key into it. iIf I can push my car key into it after 5 days is this good concrete[/b]
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun May 27, 2007 1:49 pm


Simply Build It

Postby thedoctor » Tue May 29, 2007 5:34 am

Yes, but the slabs need to be the 50mm thick kind really and need 50% of them in the ground, ie 600mm slabs for 300mm showing and you should not be able to push your keys in after 1 day never mind 5.
Posts: 2332
Joined: Sat Apr 08, 2006 12:15 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