In Victoria; we can build your retaining wall for you of any length, up to a maximum of one meter high.
Over 1 meter high requires engineer's drawings and specifications as well as being specifically licenced to perform the works.
Retainer walls unless properly built using the correct materials and construction methods won’t last long and, in some cases, may even be dangerous!
Here is what we will in most cases recommend to you re the building of your retainer wall.
Galvanised H and or C channel type for both superior strength and stability, these are also long lasting and highly corrosion resistant. They can also be reused if timber sleepers are chosen when they become past there use by date.
Concrete only, and lots of it!
Base of Soil Behind:
50 to 100mm Agy Pipe, covered with Geo Textile Mat and then Scoria, this gives you good drainage at the base of the soil behind the wall, low walls may not need this addition, but it is best practice.
Retainer Wall Material:
You can use a variety of timbers from Treated Pine through to Hardwood Sleepers for this purpose, but the ultimate for longevity and stability is concrete sleepers. Concrete sleepers come in a variety of finishes and colours.
Add concrete sleepers to the galvanised steel beams frame and you have a winning long lasting and stable combination!
To view WA Legislative Requirments regarding Retaining Walls: Click Here
“Do it once or do it twice? Perhaps think of quality and not just the price!"
Below are a few of our most popular styles to help you decide what is best for your project. Your welcome to mix and match styles or we can build you something completely custom if you would prefer that! Please let your local fencing contractor know the "Style Code" that you like when requesting a quote.
The major things that set us apart from our competitors is that we focus on QUALITY and SERVICE first and you have the security of dealing with a company (V.I.P. Home Services) that has been around for over 40 years!
We build your fence using only quality fencing materials and use the best fencing construction methods that we have perfected collectively over the last 36+ years which comes from varied experience plus priding ourselves in being professional fencing contractors. Not only do our fences look better, we build them to last longer too!
All of our local fencing contractors are:
And offer you:
All our fencing quotes are clear and easy to understand and although we may not be the cheapest quote that you receive, we know that you will be happy with the quality of your new fence and the service that we provided you!
Providing the very best customer service is of paramount importance to V.I.P. Home Services – Fencing and Home Maintenance. Our network of franchise owners throughout the country are fully trained and take pride in the work that they do. They are all fully insured and are owner operated which means that you receive the very best customer service as you deal with the business owner.
In the unlikely event that you are not completely satisfied with the level of service that you receive we want to put that right. Should you not feel comfortable bringing any issues up directly with the franchise owners, we are there for you. We will directly look into the issue for you and liaise with you and the franchise owner to come to a solution. It is important to us that we do the very best we can to ensure your dealings with V.I.P. Home Services – Fencing and Home Maintenance are what people have come to expect from one of the leading franchise companies in the country.
Should you need to contact us in relation to any matters of customer service, simply call our national call centre on 13 26 13.
Angelo recently built in excess of 100m of timber fencing on a very difficult site for my Mother -in - law. The job was completed on time and without fuss. His left the site cleaner than when he arrived. The finished fence exceeded all our expectations and looks amazing. His price was extremely competitive. We have no issue recommending Angelo to anyone who wants a quality fence. If I could give him 6 stars I would.
- Bill & Anne W (Fencing Services Malvern East)
Hi we recently had a timber fence replaced which we are so happy with and would highly recommend this company.
- RaeleneB (Fencing Services Moonee Ponds)
Congratulations to Mark from VIP Home Services fencing for the completion of our classy new Colorbond Fence. Mark integrated our initial ideas with his own suggestions to produce a Breezeway Colorbond fence with zigzag panels, and an eye pleasing appearance. The whole process from design & quoting, demolition of the old fence, to construction with several included extras to perfect the job, was seamless. I would highly recommend Mark to anyone wanting a quality fence made with superior professional standards.
- Lawrie (Fencing Services Glen Waverley)
Clint was very professional. His work is of a high standard. He contacted me when he needed to. Kind and friendly.
- Jeanie F (Fencing Services Coburg)
"He did a great job, very professional and very thorough."
- Craig S (Fencing Services Surrey Hills)
Timely and punctual for quote and work, efficient, personable, good listener, priced well, tidy. Did an excellent job!
- Russell W (Fencing Services Surrey Hills)
Wow wee! Job well done , just imagine in 6 weeks when I paint it Woodland Grey !!! To Curtis a big thank you for your efforts with Price , prompt service & a great end product . Everyone out there do yourselves a favour & give Curtis a ring & let him do the rest .
- FrankG (Fencing Services Hurstbridge)
The quality and service we received from you was simply first class. The span of fencing that you replaced was certainly not an easy one to tackle but somehow you made it look easy and the fence itself is stunning. Also a pleasure to deal with. You turned up on time, cleaned up after yourself each night, and were a good genuine person. Thanks once again and I will make sure to recommend you to anyone and everyone who needs some fencing done.
- Harley (Fencing Services Surrey Hills)
Tony is so easy to communicate with, great workmanship, efficient and great job. Would highly recommend.
- BeckD (Fencing Services Chelsea Heights)
Alastar did a great job with our side fence, getting the job done promptly and seamlessly. Highly recommended.
- Shaun (Fencing Services Mount Eliza)