Sandstone Retaining Wall Blocks – Why to Love Them

Sandstone retaining wall blocksAt QC Landscaping, we just love working with sandstone retaining wall blocks!

If you look around new building development sites and housing estates, it seems a lot of other people like them too!

So why are sandstone retaining wall blocks so popular around Brisbane and Ipswich?  And should you consider using them in your landscaping design?

And should you consider using them in your landscaping design?

Why are sandstone retaining wall blocks so popular?

We say – YES!  Without a doubt, sandstone retaining wall blocks are the best way to add that modern touch to any landscaping project.  Sandstone blocks look fantastic, and they last forever.  When you want to add a touch of class and permanence to your landscaping, there is no better way than using sandstone block as the structural framework.  And this is the secret to any landscaping design – it is all about structure!

Sandstone retaining wall blocks add structure

The best way to begin the plan for any landscaping design is to begin with the basic structure.  No matter whether you need to start with retaining walls, fence lines, terraces, or steps.  With sandstone retaining wall blocks, you can design a formal landscape or informal design.  Sandstone blocks are the best way to add structure because they are so versatile.  Because sandstone retaining wall blocks are regular in shape and predictable to work with, you can make these the foundation for the whole landscape.  That is why we just love working with sandstone blocks!

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0427 375 082

Sandstone retaining wall blocks are solid and dependable

Sandstone blocks are rough cut from local sandstone quarries, and QC Landscaping can source the colours and textures to suit your individual preference.  We can source the natural sandstone colours and textures to match in which existing house and garden designs.  Sandstone blocks generally come in regular shapes of 1000 mm by 400 mm by 400 mm and weigh up to about 400 kg.  There is no problem with structural integrity of our sandstone walls – once in place, they do not move!

Sandstone retaining wall blocks are very versatile

From these raw materials, QC Landscaping can build low terraced walls from a single rows of blocks.  Or use multiple blocks to build fully structural retaining walls.  We can build curved walls, straight walls, garden steps and all sorts of geometric structures.  Because the sandstone blocks are flat on top, we can add to the aesthetics of the landscaping design by adding potted plants at strategic locations.  Sandstone retaining wall blocks are actually very versatile, and you are limited only by imagination!  We just love working with sandstone blocks, and we love the challenge of finding new ways to implement them into your unique garden landscape.

Sandstone retaining wall blocks are not expensive

Let me explain this before we jump to conclusions.  Sandstone blocks are not cheap, but they can certainly be cost effective over the long term.  If it’s durability you’re after, sandstone retaining wall blocks last forever.  This is superior to timber, and even concrete which break down over time.  Sandstone walls are quick and easy to build, like using lego blocks!  This means QC Landscaping can build sandstone walls, terraces or steps in quick time, and pass the savings onto the client. Why choose Besser blocks for retaining walls, when you can have a sandstone wall at around half the cost?  The average Besser block wall can take a week or more to build, whereas QC Landscaping can build a sandstone retaining wall in a couple of days.  And you get a way more natural and appealing retaining wall.

Sandstone retaining wall blocks add value to your property

Naturally, using sandstone retaining wall blocks can save you money as well as being an investment in the future.  That’s right, when you design a fabulous landscape for your property, you can add significant value and gain excellent street appeal.

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0427 375 082

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