When your home or business is positioned on a hillside, there are some issues
that need to be considered.
- Is the hillside stable or will it begin to shift when the ground becomes saturated?
- Is the there an adequate water drainage system in place?
- Will the landscaping and ground cover protect against erosion?
- Does the hillside reduce your living space?
You may not know the answers to these questions. Our landscaping team can help you
determine if your hillside is protected against mud slides, falling rock, and unstable
We are experts in steep-slope repair. If you need slope restoration, we have the
tools and expertise needed to repair your hillside and ensure stability and adequate
Read more about our
slope restoration service.
Two of the most effective landscaping features used to create additional living
space for a home built on a steep slope are
retaining walls and landscape terracing.
Retaining walls are primarily for holding back earth and increasing stability. Although
landscape terracing serves the same purpose, it also allows for addition plantings,
pathways through your landscape, and uniqueness to the garden by providing various
levels. These rock outcroppings offer an excellent area for plants that can thrive
with very little soil and flourish from the warmth of the rock.
Water Drainage Systems
We install effective
water drainage systems and
rain garden designs -- giving you peace of mind. There is no way we can
guarantee that the forces of nature won't have an ill effect on your property, but
we lean on our knowledge and experience to create hillside landscaping that will
hold up to the elements and protect your landscape through all weather conditions.
For hillside landscaping service in the steep sloping areas of Seattle
and most of Northwest Washington, contact Environmental Construction, Inc. We are the
experts in water drainage, retaining wall construction, landscape terracing, and hillside repair.
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