retaining walls

Retaining Walls: Should You DIY?

Between HGTV and YouTube tutorials, everyone wants to be a DIY-er these days. And with a project like retaining walls, using manufactured interlocking blocks, doing-it-yourself can seem like child’s play. Of course, you will want to make sure you have the necessary tools on hand—or know which handy neighbor to borrow them from! You will need a shovel, rake, broom …

Building Stairs Into Your Retaining Wall Design

Stairs can “Step-Up” a Design If you’re wanting to give a more “custom” feel to designs when you’re presenting landscaping plans to your customers, consider building stairs into your retaining wall design. Installing landscape stairs will go a long way toward increasing the usability of the yard while adding an attractive element of expression in an outdoor space. Before You …

Using Geogrid to Reinforce Retaining Walls

Keep Your Retaining Wall Standing Strong Geogrid is a flexible, synthetic meshed material manufactured specifically for soil retention and slope stabilization. Available in a variety of materials, sizes and strengths, geogrid can be an incredibly important step to creating a long-lasting retaining wall that’s functional and attractive. Installing geogrid is a simple process that can really give your retaining wall …

Green & Growin’ 2018

Heritage Block will be at the 2018 Green & Growin’ event held in Greensboro, North Carolina January 15-19. Don’t miss our demo days at the show. On Thursday, January 18 and Friday, January 19, we will have 15-20 minute demonstrations using our products. The schedule is as follows: 10:30 am- Build a retaining wall that’s 30% faster to install 11:00 …

New American Home Capitalizes on Unique Lot

Turning obstacles into opportunities is something successful home builders know how to do as well as anyone. The New American Home (TNAH) 2018 provides a great example of this type of innovative problem solving. It’s rare for a home in Central Florida to have an impressive view. However, TNAH 2018 is being built on a unique lot that overlooks Lake …

Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place?

Heritage Block might be able to help You’ve just been hired to to build a retaining wall and a few plant-bed borders for a new client. The only issues are that you’re working in a tight space and the customer wants a beautiful finish on both sides of their walls. Traditional options just aren’t going to work– split-face walls need …

The Stone Center of Charlotte Lunch and Learn

Join Heritage Block and other landscaping professionals for a complimentary Lunch and Learn event at the Stone Center of Charlotte, our exclusive Charlotte dealer. WHEN: Thursday April 13, 2017 WHAT YOU’LL DO: See the simplicity of a Heritage Block installation during a live demonstration. Ask the team any questions about the process and Heritage Block. Enjoy free food, drinks, deals …

Heritage Block Acquires Segmented Retaining Wall System

Commonly known for producing a segmented retaining wall block product, Heritage Block acquired the Heritage Stone Block product line from Triangle Precast, Inc. on October 1, 2013.  The retaining wall product is used by Landscape Contractors to build retaining walls for both residential and commercial applications. “For us, Heritage Block offers a unique and natural look not found in the …