Appalachian Valley Landscape is proud to announce that our owner, Josh Decker, recently completed the rigorous training, testing, and experience requirements necessary to become a certified Segmental Retaining Wall (SRW) installer through the National Concrete Masonry Association. In order to complete this certification, Josh had to take classes that taught him the right (and wrong) ways to install a SRW retaining wall, as well as prove he could put that knowledge to work with several thousand square feet of Segmental block wall installs under his belt.
The main thing we learned? Boy are there a lot of WRONG ways to install a retaining wall. While the end result may look the same at first, improperly installed retaining walls run the risk of:
Professional Certifications in our industry aren't required, they aren't cheap, and they certainly aren't easy to obtain, but we believe in providing our clients with the highest quality products available on the market, as well as the assurance that the job has been done correctly. The first time. If unsightly retaining walls have you and your current property value singing the blues, give us a call today.