Leaning Retaining Walls | Common Foundation Problem | Matthews Wall Anchor

Leaning Retaining Walls


leaning retaining wall repair in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West VirginiaMatthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services knows that retaining walls not only add beauty, but they protect your property from flooding, landslides, and other damage. Over time, retaining walls can fail due to a multitude of factors including:

  • Current reinforcement is not in the right position
  • Saturated backfill
  • Weep holes that aren’t able to weep
  • Retaining wall design problems
  • Foundation problems

If your retaining wall was not built correctly it can begin to sag, bow, or lean. This can mean additional problems for your yard, landscaping, and possibly your foundation. If you don’t address the problem with your retaining wall quickly, it can become an expensive problem. Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services can provide you with a free estimate to repair your retaining wall. Once we inspect your property we’ll determine the best method to repair the wall and to stop it from recurring. We will find the right method for the retaining wall at your Pennsylvania or Ohio home or business.


retaining wall repairsSolution #1 – Helical Tiebacks: If the retaining wall is over-stressed, one option is to use helical tiebacks. Helical tiebacks can help as they can extend back beyond the failure area. Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services can drill holes through the wall and install the helical tiebacks. You may have heard of this procedure also being called soil nailing. Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services’ team can inspect your wall to determine if helical tiebacks are the right solution for your retaining wall issues. We utilize only the very best in helical tiebacks from Earth Contact Products.

Solution #2 – Wall Anchors: Concrete retaining walls can be reinforced with wall anchors from Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services. Wall anchors can be a long lasting solution to strengthen retaining walls and actually pull them back as close to their original position as possible. Wall anchors can be used to shore up bowed or leaning basement walls, but the same solution can be used in your retaining walls. Matthews Wall Anchors & Waterproofing Services can provide you with an inspection to see if wall anchors are the right solution for your retaining wall issues.

It may also be important to look into waterproofing solution to ensure that the area doesn’t get over saturated with water. Our team is also the local expert in waterproofing and can make sure when we are inspecting your property that your drainage and water management is adequate. Let the basement experts at Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services help you tackle your problems with your retaining walls as well! We know how to support and repair retaining walls, and will find the solution that meets your needs and your budget. Call today to learn more about our retaining wall repair solutions.


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