Natural Look, Engineered Function


Whether you are searching for a solution for your backyard retaining wall or a complete landscape makeover, Redi-Scapes is a wall solution worth considering.

Choosing the right hardscape wall for your project can be daunting. You want the up-scale look of natural rock wall, but you also want a structural wall that can be engineered and installed quickly. That’s why we’ve developed Redi-Scapes - to give you the best of both worlds.

Engineering Resources


Use these design resources to get started on your Redi-Scapes transformation.

Design Charts

Redi-Scapes design charts give you the ability to understand the capability of the product. Each chart gives examples of three soil types and three loading conditions to help you determine how to engineer your wall. These charts also tell you how much geogrid the wall will require. These charts are preliminary and not for construction purposes.

Download and view design charts here.

Block Details

Block details include weight, dimensions and volume, and are available here in PDF and CAD format.

  • 115 AND 140 SERIES BLOCKS
  • COLUMN BLOCKS

Click here to download AutoCad files. Click here to download PDF files.

Construction Details

Construction Details

Redi-Scapes engineers have drawn a number of construction details that are available here in PDF and CAD format. You can edit these files for your specific application.

  • 115 AND 140 SERIES BLOCKS
  • 115 CORNER OPTIONS
  • 115 DRAIN OPTIONS
  • 115 GEOGRID CONNECTION
  • GEOGRID PLACEMENT ON CURVES
  • 115 MINIMUM RADIUS DETAILS
  • 115 STEP DOWN OPTIONS
  • 115 STEP THROUGH WALL
  • 115 TYPICAL WALL SECTION
  • 140 COLUMN OPTIONS
  • 140 CURVE OPTIONS
  • 140 FREESTANDING SECTION

Click here to download AutoCad files. Click here to download PDF files.

Testing Reports

A certified lab performed pullout and shear tests; the results are published here and available for download in PDF format.

INTERFACE SHEAR TESTS

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  • 115 Series Unit Shear Capacity Testing
  • 115 Series Unit with a Single Layer Inclusion of Miragrid 5XT Shear Capacity Testing

CONNECTION TESTS

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  • 115 Series Unit with Miragrid 3XT Geogrid Connection Capacity Testing
  • 115 Series Unit with Miragrid 5XT Geogrid Connection Capacity Testing

Specifications

Specifications are available in Microsoft Word documents for you to copy and paste into your plans. On-staff engineers from Redi-Scapes' corporate office are available to assist you. Call (866) 222-8400 with questions.

  • Specifications for Redi-Scapes 115 and 140 Series Wall System – Word PDF
  • Sample Installation Specifications for 115 Retaining Blocks – Word

Installation Steps


Install process step 11

Step 11: Trim blocks as required and remove knobs on top course to prepare for coping or Freestanding block.

Install process step 1

Step 1: Level stone base and place 4 in. perforated drain tile in stone.

Install process step 2

Step 2: Level and align first course.

Install process step 3

Step 3: Fill cores first then one foot (0.3 meters) behind the wall with crushed stone.

Install process step 4

Step 4: Compact stone and backfill behind wall.

Install process step 5

Step 5: Compact minimum of 6 in. (0.15 meter) toe backfill at the face of the wall.

Install process step 6

Step 6: Clean any excess stone off of the first course.

Install process step 7

Step 7: Place geogrid and begin setting the next course of block.

install process step 8

Step 8: Cut the geogrid at the parting line near the face of the block for curved walls.

Install process step 9

Step 9: Place crushed stone in cores next and then cover geogrid in 6 in. (0.15 meter) lifts.

Install process step 10

Step 10: Repeat adding courses of block per engineered wall design.

Install process step 11

Step 11: Trim blocks as required and remove knobs on top course to prepare for coping or Freestanding block.

Install process step 1

Step 1: Level stone base and place 4 in. perforated drain tile in stone.

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