What is Retaining Wall Repair?

While retaining walls are effective at preventing erosion by holding soil and substrate in place, they can break down over time. If you have a damaged retaining wall and do not know what to do, consider our retaining wall repair service. Retaining walls are built to resist pressure while holding soil in place. If your retaining wall is designed correctly, it can last many decades without damage. The most effective way to keep [...]

Does Your Retaining Wall Need Repair?

If you think your retaining wall is damaged or failing, you may need to consider calling a contractor here at Omega Masonry for retaining wall repair. To find out if your retaining wall is in need of repair, it is important to first know the purpose of a retaining wall.  A retaining wall is a structure created for the purpose of retaining the lateral pressure of the soil on your property. A retaining [...]

Why Do I Need Retaining Wall Repair?

Retaining walls can get damaged over time no matter how perfectly they were designed and constructed. If you are experiencing retaining wall damage, it is probably due to one of the following causes.  Any of these causes can make you a good candidate for retaining wall repair. The soil held back by your drainage wall can get very moist depending on the weather. In heavy rains, the saturated soil can skyrocket the pressure [...]

Why Should You Opt for a Brick Retaining Wall?

To enhance your Texas landscape there are many actions you may take. These may include adding assorted flower gardens, a masonry mailbox, an outdoor kitchen or perhaps a masonry retaining wall designed to complement your home. Each of these elements will add beauty and value to your home, so there is really no “wrong” choice. However, if you have a yard where erosion is a problem, or perhaps you want to create an [...]

Repairing Brick Retaining Walls

In Texas, retaining walls are a common feature for many homes and businesses. They are used to keep soil that is sloped and elevated from collapsing like a landslide. Consequently, retaining walls must be designed to be able to withstand a great deal of pressure from both the elements and the ground itself. This pressure can cause brick retaining walls to occasionally become damaged or weakened, thus requiring repair by a Texas masonry [...]

Brick Retaining Walls in Texas

Not all yards in Texas are created equal. Some are perfectly even with nary a dip or hill, while others have more slopes and curves than heaping plate of pasta. And, while each scenario has its pros and cons, the one that can often be the most problematic- especially during rainy season are those yards where the slopes are position in such a way that either the water runs towards your home, or [...]

Retaining Wall Repairs in Texas

Your retaining wall is not just a bit of masonry that adds beauty or architecture to your Texas property. Nor is it simply a way to show off your style or landscape design or to provide you with some seating at the back of your property. Though all of these uses would be true. However, your retaining wall serves a unique purpose – to hold back or retain the soil behind it. The [...]