Oldcastle Retail - Oldcastle Olde Manor Wall Product Demo

Oldcastle Olde Manor Wall Intro

  • Specification 1

    • Olde Manor Wall

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Oldcastle Olde Manor Wall Features

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    • Tumbled Product:

      The Olde Manor Wall is a tumbled product, which helps enhance it's Natural look to any landscape project.

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    • Versatile:

      The Olde Manor Wall has the same look on all sides, which allows you to build your wall with a variety of looks.


Oldcastle Olde Manor Wall Gallery

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Oldcastle Olde Manor Wall Specs

  • Specification 1

    • Olde Manor retaining wall from Oldcastle is a versatile wall block, allowing you to use the same wall block to create a variety of looks.

      The Olde Manor wall is a gravity wall, meaning it is meant to stack straight up and down with no lips on the wall.  You can use this wall to go 2 foot high.

      This is a tumbled wall, which enhances the natural look of this product.

      Product Specs - 4" High x 8" Deep x 12" Wide

      ** Colors will vary by market **

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Oldcastle Olde Manor Wall Instructions

  • Welcome!

    How to Build a Retaining Wall in 6 easy steps.

  • Step 1

    Installing a Retaining Wall
    * Retaining Wall can add aesthetic appeal to your home.
    * Most Retaining Wall Projects can be completed in one day.

    Safety First
    * Calling the Utility Companies is a Necessary Safety Measure
    * Utility companies check for all underground lines and pipes to ensure your safety.

  • Step 2

    * Use Spray Paint to mark a line to help guide you in your excavation.
    * Tools Needed - Spray Paint and Shovels.

    * Excavating a 5" Depth is the minimum amount.
    * The Deeper the Paver Base, the more stable your wall will be.
    * The trench should be 4" wider than your Retaining Wall Block.
    * Tools Needed - Tape Measure.

  • Step 3

    Paver Base
    * It's important the Paver Base is compacted to ensure the integrity of the wall.
    * Tools Needed - Shovel and Hand Tamper.

    Leveling Sand
    * Lay the Sand out in 10-15 foot increments to help keep the sand as level as possible.

  • Step 4

    Starting Point
    * Always start the Wall on the lowest elevation side of the trench, not in the middle.

    Remove Lip
    * Knock the Lip off the Retaining Wall for the 1st Layer Only.
    * Tools Needed - Safety Glasses, 2lb Hammer, Masonry Chisel.

  • Step 5

    Installing 1st Wall Block
    * Install the Wall with the Lip side facing down.
    * Level the Wall from all angles to ensure stability of the wall.
    * Tools Needed - Level and Rubber Mallet.

    Installing 2nd Wall Block
    * You must level the Retaining Wall blocks with the ones that it touches.
    * This ensures your entire wall will be level.
    * Tools Needed - Level and Rubber Mallet.

    Continue Installing Next Levels
    * Use a Large Level every 5 feet to make sure you are staying on a level course.
    * Offsetting the joints helps keep the wall from falling over.
    * Tools Needed - Level and Rubber Mallet.

  • Step 6

    * Backfilling the Wall keeps the wall integrally sound.
    * Tools Needed - Shovels.

    Cutting a Retaining Wall
    * Anytime you cut a block, always remember to have your Safety Glasses on!
    * Tools Needed - Safety Glasses, 2lb Hammer, and a Masonry Chisel.

    Securing Top Level
    * Caulk is vital to the walls integrity, and must be used between the top 2 courses.

  • Enjoy your new Wall!

    An easy project you can complete in one weekend.


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