St Augustine Sod Installation
Preparation work was done before we completed the st augustine sod installation. A railroad tie retaining wall held the foundation of this home inside the property line. As you can see from the photograph, after 7 years the wood began to rot and the wall was failing. There were several options for repairing the problem. The customer and I discussed replacing the railroad tie wall with a brick retaining wall. Because of the cost, an alternative solution was to build out the berm. The HOA gave the homeowner permission to extend the berm past the property line.
We first removed the railroad tie retaining wall. We then brought in 3 truck loads of fill dirt and extended the berm an additional 7 feet. To prevent berm erosion the gutter downspouts connected to a gravity drain allowing the water to run to the neighborhood drainage ditch. Additional irrigation heads installed to complete water coverage for the new St Augustine sod installation.