Finishing Options

Finish your
retaining wall with style.
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retaining wall finished with capstones

Retaining wall finished with capstones


Finishing Your Retaining Wall

Allan Block offers a great variety of finishing options for your retaining wall. Finish a retaining wall with a product and a style that fits the landscape.

Capping Retaining Walls

Allan Block Capstones are available to finish the top of the wall. Capstones can be modified to fit any retaining wall shape. Learn how to cut capstones for curved retaining walls as well as retaining walls with corners.

Install filter fabric

Install filter fabric


Secure retaining wall caps

Secure retaining wall caps


Install caps to create shadow line

Install caps to create shadow line


Finishing an AB Fieldstone Retaining Wall

AB Fieldstone Cap

AB Fieldstone Cap

Filter fabric is used on top of the top course of blocks and below the caps to cover the back of the AB Fieldstone anchoring units. This will allow plantable soil to be placed flush against the cap unit.

retaining wall finished with rock

Retaining wall finished with rock

Finish retaining wall with mulch

Finish retaining wall with mulch

Top retaining wall with plants

Top retaining wall with plants


Finishing walls with Plantings or Mulch

Allan Block's patented raised front lip provides a perfect built-in edging where you can simply use rock, mulch, grass or planting soil to complete your retaining wall with an attractive, natural look.

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