The solutions you can create using Redi-Rock are endless! This is just a short list of the most popular applications for Redi-Rock Steps & Caps. Redi-Rock Steps & Caps have a proven track record of finishing off projects with:
Redi-Rock steps have the same aesthetic look of natural quarried limestone. But unlike natural stone, each Redi-Rock Step has a consistent rise, making them safe and comfortable for pedestrians to use. With Redi-Rock Steps, you get the best of both worlds--aesthetics AND functionality.
Can Integrate with Curved or Straight Walls
Redi-Rock Step & Cap blocks can be used in conjunction with curved walls or staircases as well as straight walls or staircases. These blocks are easy to use and easy to integrate into an design--making them a great addition to your next project.
Rock Solid Engineering
Redi-Rock's engineering department has decades of combined experience in the retaining wall industry. The construction details, design charts, and testing data supporting the Redi-Rock large block retaining wall system are ready for you to dig into and start design your next retaining wall.
The Redi-Rock big block retaining wall system provides the incomparable durability of “wet cast”, air-entrained concrete. Wet-cast concrete has superior durability in freeze thaw cycles, making it a perfect choice for critical DOT projects, developments, storm channels, and more.
Redi-Rock Step/Cap blocks feature a split limestone texture that coordinates with any Redi-Rock wall. Using these blocks as Caps is an aesthetic way to finish a Redi-Rock retaining wall, freestanding wall, or column.
And using these blocks as steps can create a picturesque staircase or stairway that has the superior look of natural stone, but with dimensional consistency that makes it a safe and even surface for pedestrians. Multiple color options can be achieved to match your project’s aesthetics; contact your local retailer for availability.
How is the Cap Block installed?
Cap blocks are installed using a Probst Quick Lift or nylon straps. Blocks can be simply set on top of a wall, or for added security adhered using construction adhesive. Please see the Redi-Rock Installation Manual for more details!
Shown is the four-sided Step/Cap block, which features a textured finish on all four sides plus the top. Step/Cap blocks can be used to create a finished look for a freestanding or retaining wall, but they can also be used as steps in conjunction with a Redi-Rock wall or on their own! Multiple block configurations are available including texture on only 2 or 3 sides, plus Step/Cap blocks for curved walls and staircases, and smaller Cap blocks for columns; click here to view Step/Cap block details from the Design Resource Manual. .
The 4-sided Step/Cap block weighs in at 688 lbs. That’s as much as two sumo wrestlers!
With such a massive size, Redi-Rock Step/Cap blocks will stay exactly where you put them. These blocks also make a great finish for seat walls!