Your waterfront property can be vulnerable to problems due to land loss. This encroachment of the water is prevented by building seawalls. When you are investing in seawalls for your property, you will want to have them properly designed. Good seawall designs will last and be more resistant to problems due to the marine environment. The following seawall solutions will help you create a design that is resistant to the marine environment:
Placing Temporary Barriers for Better Seawall Designs
There are temporary barriers that can be installed to begin the construction of the seawall. This can allow for better designs to support the wall, as well as good drainage. These designs can be used to build piers below the surface to provide a solid foundation. The drainage will protect soil materials to prevent land loss due to erosion.
Starting with a Foundation and Drainage for the Wall
The seawall design will start with a solid foundation after the temporary barriers have been installed. This allows for excavations to be done to install piers or other structural elements, including:
The seawall's solid foundation will ensure that soils stay in place and you do not lose land.
Using Materials That Are More Resistant to Marine Conditions
There are also many choices of materials that can be more resistant to damage. Rather than building the wall of traditional wood or metal materials, you may want to consider modern synthetic options, including:
The synthetic materials will provide a more durable structure to protect your land from erosion and encroaching water.
Designing the Wall to Deal with Marine Currents Better
The seawall shape is important when you are dealing with marine currents. You may want to use curved designs and features that allow water to flow freely. In addition, there may be some additional features you want to build, like breaks beneath the surface of the water. These additional structures will work with the seawall to reduce currents and protect your property.
The right design for your seawall will help protect against damage and ensure the new structure lasts. Contact a seawall design service to talking to them about these solutions to plan the construction for your property.Share
6 January 2021
When I bought my first home, I was terribly inexperienced when it came to maintaining it. It seemed as if something was always broken. After spending a weekend battling with my oven, I decided that I enough was enough. I started reading everything I could about things related to the home. By the end of my research, I still could not fix my plumbing, but I could look knowledgeable as the plumber explained what was wrong. In an effort to help others avoid the tedious task of reading book after book about plumbing and appliance repairs, I started this blog. Hopefully, this information will save someone from a weekend spent wrestling with their own appliances.