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Retaining Wall Coping Options for your Hamilton and Waterloo Landscape

Coping for the retaining wall of your Hamilton or Waterloo, ON, home’s patio or backyard is an important piece of architectural design. It does the vital job of protecting the structure of the retaining wall beneath it, especially from the detrimental effects of rain, snow and moisture. It also adds an extra dimension to the aesthetics of the wall while making the top surface functional for sitting, placing planters or other features. At Unilock, we offer a wide variety of wall coping options to take your backyard to the next level.

Brussels Fullnose Coping

Brussels Fullnose coping is one of the most versatile coping products in the Unilock line. This coping has a unique curved edge, in contrast to the more traditional sheer edge, which really sets it apart. This feature makes it ideal to act as a contrasting element to the sharp lines of the underlying retaining wall. The rounded edge also makes this coping perfect if you want your retaining wall to double as a seating wall. Moreover, the coping is designed to complement the Brussels Block pavers for walkways and Brussels Dimensional Stone walls, making it easy to match with features utilizing these popular products, as well as a variety of other materials. The wide variety of colors is also a definite plus, giving you a spectrum of hues ranging from lighter natural stone hues to darker colors for unmatched flexibility. This thick 2.75 inch coping unit will do an excellent job of protecting the underlying wall from the elements, while also making your wall more functional with its wider top surface and unique rounded edge.

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Ledgestone Coping

If you prefer the texture, finish and color of carved ledge rock, then you will love the Ledgestone line. Available in a variety of sizes catering to pillars, steps and walls, this material sits well above the competition thanks to its soft, subtle look that mimics natural stone. The two subtle Grey and Buff colors give this coping an understated look. Ledgestone coping is available in a regular sheer edge as well as a softer, more rounded edges that gives you more control over your design decisions. This product also features our Reala Surface Technology which uses castings from actual natural stone to give Ledgestone a remarkably natural surface texture indistinguishable from the real thing. The variety of sizes and applications makes this universal coping system a wise choice for retaining wall coping, giving you the beautiful aesthetics of natural stone at a fraction of the cost.


Sienastone is designed to put your worries of structural integrity at ease while providing you with an elegant outlook for your retaining wall coping. At 450 lbs each, this wallstone and its matching coping is your obvious choice if your contractor recommends a high load bearing surface for your retaining wall. Sienastone is available in a variety of sizes and shapes for added flexibility in the planning process. With an option of 5 colors ranging from the natural looking Granite and Natural grey to more eye catching hues like Mahogany Ash and Nevada, this product opens up a realm of possibilities for your retaining wall and coping combination.

The title image features a retaining wall built from Rivercrest Wall with Ledgestone coping.

Retaining Wall Coping Options for your Hamilton and Waterloo ON Landscape


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