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Prescreened Retaining Wall Builders in Denver, CO

    Commerce City, CO·

    80207, landscaping

    "Juanita was very responsive. Communication with this company is excellent. They went the extra mile for us."

    Amy K. in March 2023

    Diamond Eye Landscaping Logo
    Denver, CO·

    Landscaping, Garden and floral decoration, Xeriscaping

    "Sean and Jose were great! They helped us out in a pinch and did quality work in regrading our front and back yard. Will definitely look to re-hire them for jobs in the future, and Iâ d recommend them to anyone looking for landscaping services. 10/10"

    Fergus M. in August 2022

    LEM Landscaping Logo
    Lakewood, CO·

    Designer Lanscaping, Interlocking Pavers, Concrete Projects Over 200 Square Feet Only

    "Bob is great to work with, super responsive and helpful! They did a great job with the concrete, were done quickly and cleaned everything up very nicely!"

    Laura W. in October 2020

    Artscapes Landscape & Design, LLC Logo
    Littleton, CO·

    Hardscaping, Landscape Design

    "Very good about keeping me updated on timing due to weather. Workers were polite and efficient and did a great job!"

    Michelle L. in March 2018

    Denver, CO·


    About us: "We are dedicated to providing our clients with the very best in concrete installation and repair for driveways, sidewalks, patios, steps, and a variety of other projects. With over 8 years of industry experience, we take and enormous amount of pride in the attention to detail put into each of the projects we're involved with. We're known for our quality work and the integrity of our business. We look forward to building long-term relationships with our clients and guarantee your satisfaction."

    Mojicas Lawn Maintenance Care, LLC Logo
    Denver, CO·

    Lawn Care

    "Fine quality, very efficient with fair prices. Any problems that came up were addressed to my satisfaction! Honest people!"

    Bill X. in April 2021

    Big Bush Landscaping, LLC Logo
    Boulder, CO·

    Customer Service, Landscaping, Landscape Design , and 1 more

    "The guys did a great job! Hardworking and friendly. We hired them for leaf clean-up and fence repair after they cleaned our gutters because they did such a great job."

    erika G. in November 2021

    Valpa Concrete Co. Logo
    Denver, CO·


    "We used them for a foundation and driveway replacement and are very happy. Competitive pricing, good communication, and they show up when they say they will. The foundation came out dead level and square and the driveway looks great. They also took care to grade the driveway to get the drainage right and fix the issues we had we the old one."

    JOHN L. in October 2019

    Mudd Pros Concrete, LLC Logo
    Denver, CO·

    Siding - Residential and Commercial, Roofing & Gutters - Residential and Commercial, Painting & Staining - 1 to 50 Rooms - Residential and Commercial

    "Arnold and team are great to work with. They were flexible and accomodating with possible changes along the way. Always nice and thoughtful; very professional and knowledgeable. They were able to complete the work before our original scheduled time. They prepped and poured an area about 8 ft by 60 ft on the side of the house from the driveway to the deck. It looks great! Neighbors and friends all say Wow!"

    Julie H. in September 2018

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Out of Network Retaining Wall Contractors in Denver, CO

How much do concrete contractors typically cost?

  • Denver, Colorado Average
  • Typical Range
    $2,663 - $7,600
  • Low End - High End
    $900 - $15,500

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Denver Retaining Wall Contractors are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 652 reviews of 41 featured pros.

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Things to Consider Before You Construct a Landscape Retaining Wall:

  • What type of material are you interested in?
    Concrete blocks
    Poured concrete
    Pressure treated wood
    Railroad ties
    Natural stone
    Stone or Brick veneer
    Decorative poured concrete with simulated stone look
    Stucco veneer

Denver Retaining Walls

You won't find many retaining walls of any kind East of Limon, but that goes without saying. Here in the Denver metropolitan area, however, retaining walls are as commonplace as SUVs and Broncos bumper stickers. While Denver doesn't have the population and building density, or the heavy precipitation, that makes retaining walls a necessity in many Eastern cities like Boston, it does have a rolling geography that inspires many homeowners to utilize retaining walls to make the most of steep Front Range yards and lots.

Probably the most popular reason to build a retaining wall in Denver is to increase usable yard space, and to add to the overall landscape design of your yard. Prime spots for new homes, especially as the Front Range continues to grow and expand, sit on high ground for obvious reasons. It's the only way to ensure that the house behind you isn't going to block your view of Longs Peak and the rest of the Divide. The downside of sitting on top of a hill is that it sometimes leaves you with nothing more than a significant drop-off when you step out of the back door. The solution in the Mile High City has been to terrace those steep hills with a Denver retaining wall, leveling out yard areas that can then be enjoyed by everyone from your kids on a Saturday afternoon to the guests of your annual Fourth of July barbecue.

Do You Need a Contractor?
The type of retaining walls mentioned above can be pretty substantial undertakings, and you'll probably want to hire a contractor or landscaper experienced in building retaining walls to come to do major jobs for you. The bigger a project gets, the more you have to consider your wall's ability to hold back the soil and rock piled up behind it. That means solidifying and fortifying foundations, making sure you use the right building materials and procedures, and acquiring the proper building permits. Unfortunately, accurately determining those factors and making the right calculations is beyond the expertise of most average Denverites.

Building a Smaller Wall
Of course, we don't all live in mini-mansions out in the suburbs. For the rest of Denver, much smaller retaining walls are usually used in landscaping to create some depth and perspective in gardens and landscaping. When it comes to the aesthetic Denver retaining wall, you just need to ask yourself how many weekends you have free, and if your back is in good enough shape to do it on your own. Unmortared rock and interlocking concrete landscaping stones are the most popular materials for these smaller projects, and are well within the grasp of a determined homeowner. Keep in mind, however, that any professional landscaper would be more than happy to design your Denver retaining wall and do the grunt work of building it for you if the project sounds like it's a little out of your league, or liking, to tackle.

Resources for Building a Retaining Wall
If building a Denver retaining wall is in your future, plan ahead before you start your project. If you're a do-it-yourself type of person, get the advice and expertise of a landscape designer before you start so you get the best results possible when it comes to beautifying your yard. There are also a wealth of landscaping books and computer software to draw from, and don't hesitate to drive through neighborhoods or visit nurseries to get ideas for how to creatively design your Denver retaining wall and the landscaping that will go along with it. If you've got a larger project in store, either for landscaping reasons or to address more practical concerns, get at least three bids from different contractors to ensure that you get the best design and price possible. Talk to friends and family about professionals they've worked with in the past that they've been happy with, and consider using a referral service like HomeAdvisor to help you narrow down your search even more. A good referral service pre-screens the contractors in their system, usually provides accessible customer ratings on each professional (HomeAdvisor certainly does), and is happy to give you a list of good candidates to choose from, making it that much easier to do your homework when it comes to finding the right person to meet your Denver retaining wall needs.

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Recent Requests for Retaining Wall Construction Services in Denver, Colorado

  • NewProject Location: Denver, CO 80228
    Date: 03/25/2023
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Construction Material: Concrete blocks
    Comment: Want level back yard, slope of 30%past yard. 75'x4' wall. Green mountain, clay
  • NewProject Location: Denver, CO 80228
    Date: 03/22/2023
    Construction Material: Concrete blocks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
  • Project Location: Denver, CO 80221
    Date: 03/21/2023
    Construction Material: Decorative poured concrete with simulated stone look
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Construction Material: Natural stone mortared
    Construction Material: Dry stacked
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
  • Project Location: Denver, CO 80214
    Date: 03/07/2023
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Property Owner: Yes
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: would like to install 43in high retaining wall that can be erected in flood plain zone
  • Project Location: Denver, CO 80212
    Date: 03/01/2023
    Needs: Unsure
    Comment: On the south side of my garage is a tight fit I came up with the idea if I had eye beams installed it would prevent the retaining wall which is old from pushing out any further. Got the idea watching YouTube. My guesstimate is a ft I-beam if it could be driven down four feet concrete it in and the remaining two feet would hold up the retaining wall preventing it from moving any further. My house is . Just had my garage repaired a year ago and the new sidewalk is already cracked. What the contractor wanted to do was ridiculous. So if I could get someone to install at least to I beams that would hold the retaining wall in place and it wouldn't move anymore.
  • Project Location: Denver, CO 80229
    Date: 02/2023
    Purpose of Wall: Retaining wall
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire

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