Installing Gravity Retaining Walls

What’s the benefit of the large block Redi-Rock system?  Using massive, one-ton Redi-Rock blocks allows tall walls to be built without reinforcement—saving time and money on the installation phase of the project. Consider the graphic below—and it's easy to see why many contractors prefer installing Redi-Rock!

In addition, it’s easy to vary the batter of retaining walls to achieve the project’s goals. Options include zero degree batter, standard 5 degree batter, or creating a custom batter by incorporating one or more courses of 9 In. Setback blocks or Planter blocks.  

Other benefits of the Redi-Rock gravity system include:

  • Fast installation
  • Minimal excavation
  • The ability to build closer to property lines
  • Coordinating Freestanding walls, Columns, Planter blocks, and Pavers create a complete solution

The Redi-Rock system includes 85 blocks (available in all 3 textures) that can be combined in a multitude of different ways to create a custom solution for your project. Click here to view a comprehensive list of block details (PDF)--check out the 41" Series, 60" Series, and 9" Setback Series to see dimensions and weights for gravity walls.



Redi-Rock is available in three distinct stone textures to match the aesthetics of your home's architecture and landscape.

  • Ledgestone: Deep, random texture and rich coloring help Ledgestone walls match indigenous stone and soil hues in your area. The texture on each block makes individual blocks nearly indistinguishable, giving the impression of a natural, random stone wall.
     
  • Cobblestone: Even though the face of these blocks is 5.75 sq. ft., the chiseled Cobblestone texture gives each block the appearance of six small blocks. These blocks can be colored or stained to achieve the aesthetic you’re looking for.
     
  • Limestone: The quarried face of Redi-Rock Limestone blocks looks great in larger scale projects. These blocks can be colored or stained to achieve the aesthetic you’re looking for.

Redi-Rock blocks are available in hues that blend in with your local landscape. Contact your local manufacturer for availability!

Featured Case Study

  • Redi-Rock retaining wall case study Alberta Emerald Hills Development - Sherwood Park, Alberta

    It’s easy to use and installs way quicker than any other retaining wall system can go in. The tiebacks and the amount of excavation is way less, and it’s a lot more stable against any sort of water body when you have ice forming against it,” the project's engineer said

    This project included:

    • Cobblestone gravity walls to support the roadway
    • A faux arch culvert to make the structure look like a bridge
    • Freestanding walls and caps to act as a barrier for pedestrians

    The developers were so impressed with the results that they will be using Redi-Rock through future phases of the development!

    Click here for more details on this unique Redi-Rock installation project!l

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Oct 20, 2014
Redi-Rock Marina Project in Progress

Check out this video of a construction project that is using a massive amount of Redi-Rock walls to expand a marina.You'll be hearing more about this project when it's complete!

Oct 13, 2014
Welcome Kim Pickens!

Kim PickensThe Redi-Rock Team is excited to welcome Kim Pickens, who recently joined the marketing team as the Senior Graphic Designer. Kim has a BFA in Visual Communications from the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago and is responsible for the visual development of the Redi-Rock brand. 

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