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Create a Gorgeous Retaining Wall at Your Milwaukee, WI Home

If you're thinking about putting up a retaining wall at your place in Milwaukee, WI, Unilock has you covered. Our retaining wall blocks come in a range of styles, colors, shapes, and textures. They're built tough with concrete strength but rock the natural stone look. The blocks interlock and have a smart tapered design, making it a breeze to set up straight or curved walls. The possibilities are wide open – you've got the freedom to design it your way!

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Versatile Retaining Wall Applications in Milwaukee, WI

Versatile retaining wall blocks from Unilock provide everything you need to construct vertical elements that not only look great, but serve the functional purpose of being a natural complement to your landscape.

Here are a few examples of what you can achieve with retaining wall blocks:


Stone steps are more than just a practical feature that connects you from the front of your home to the indoors. Retaining walls can be utilized to design straight or curved step configurations, taking an ordinary landscape design to new levels.

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Whether gracing the front of your home or enhancing the backyard, pillars offer a versatile touch. Paired with retaining walls, they can elegantly define outdoor 'rooms' or provide sturdy support for a wooden pergola on your pool patio. Beyond their functional roles, pillars become canvases for captivating design concepts. Picture patio lighting seamlessly integrated, fire bowls gracefully perched on top, or vibrant planters adding natural bursts of color at their base.

Grill Islands

No outdoor kitchen is complete without a grill island! A grill island can be designed as a means of providing extra space for preparing meals, or built adjacent to the outdoor kitchen as a bar island for serving drinks and entertaining company. Adorn your grill island retaining wall with bar stools to create an additional seating area.

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Some of our most popular Unilock retaining wall products in Milwaukee, WI, include:
U-Cara® Multi-Face Wall System - This revolutionary wall system can design many exciting vertical elements, and comes with a refined surface and long-lasting color of EnduraColor™.
Lineo™ Dimensional Stone - Features a simple design with a long, linear look, allowing you to easily construct contemporary walls, grill islands, and other vertical elements.
Brussels Dimensional Stone® – The appearance of weathered stone adds a contemporary touch to your hardscaping project. Ideal for garden and low seat walls.
Pisa Smooth™ – The clean, linear look of Pisa Smooth will provide a modern aesthetic to any landscape project.
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Considerations for Retaining Wall Installation Costs in Milwaukee, WI

When planning for a retaining wall installation in Milwaukee, WI, it's crucial to understand that the expenses involve more than just the choice of materials. Typically, the cost of pavers constitutes only 20% of the total project budget, with the remaining 80% allocated to labor. This includes excavation, tools, and the implementation of intricate design plans. The overall cost of a retaining wall project can vary significantly, influenced by factors such as project complexity and installation site specifics. For instance, shorter walls with longer lengths may incur higher labor costs compared to taller walls with shorter lengths. This discrepancy is primarily attributed to the additional groundwork required for longer walls.

To gain a comprehensive understanding of the costs associated with your specific retaining wall project, we recommend collaborating with a Unilock Authorized Contractor.

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Hire the Best of the Best: Find a Retaining Wall Contractor in Milwaukee, WI

Crafting the ideal retaining wall is an art that demands know-how, skill, and a touch of expertise. When you choose to dive into a retaining wall project with us, you're tapping into the expertise of our fantastic Unilock Authorized Contractors (UACs). Opting for a UAC isn't just hiring a contractor; it's bringing in the best of the best for your project. Our UACs go through a meticulous screening process and adhere to top-notch craftsmanship standards. Armed with a deep understanding of Unilock retaining wall products, they'll guide you every step of the way, ensuring your dream project takes shape with ease.

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Retaining Wall FAQ

How much do Unilock retaining wall products cost?

Unilock sells its products through a network of landscape dealers. To find a dealer near you, visit the Unilock "Where to Buy" page. Keep in mind that the wall products' cost represents just 20% of your project budget. Take into account additional expenses like labor, contractor fees, materials such as polymeric sand and after-market sealers, and tools for excavation and rental. For a tailored quote that aligns with your budget, consult with a professional hardscape contractor.

Do walls over 3’ need to be engineered?

Generally, we recommend hiring a qualified civil engineer when you want to build a wall that exceeds 3’. Keep in mind that certain places might have different height regulations, so it's always a good idea to double-check local building codes to make sure you're in the clear for your project.

What happens when a stone chips or cracks during installation? Am I covered under warranty?

Unilock offers a Lifetime Guarantee for paving stones and retaining wall units used on residential installations that are installed according to our guidelines. Any materials installed and maintained to our guidelines, and subject to normal wear, that prove defective, will be replaced without cost. If you've completed a retaining wall project using Unilock products, be sure to register your project on our website.

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Explore endless design possibilities through our Design Idea Catalog. Browse our extensive portfolio of paver and wall products, and get inspired by our outstanding design projects that will fuel your creative expression.


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