Address: 9669A Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22031

Retaining Wall Contractor

Serving Northern Virginia, Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria and Washington DC

Retaining Wall Contractor Northern Virginia

Retaining Wall Contractor Northern Virginia

Retaining Wall Contractor Northern Virginia is Phoenix Home Services.  Phoenix Home Services builds all tipe of retaining walls from stone, brick, and  segmental retaining  system walls Phoenix has the available copies and links to all of the documentation that allows us to build retaining walls as a General Contractor in Virginia and Washington DC. We can also provide you with any additional information related to our company including insurance information.


Designing A Retaining Wall

We  invite you to contact us regarding your interest in building a new retaining wall. When you schedule a free consultation with Phoenix you will meet with one of our qualified retaining wall designers.

During your initial meeting we will listen to your ideas and be prepared to offer suggestions related to improving your property. We can discuss general information related to your project including topics such as current design trends, return on investment, timelines, budgets, permits, architecture, and engineering.

Retaining Walls Permits

Do you need a permit to build your retaning wall? Need more information call 703-543-6929. Most retaining walls built in Northern Virginia are constructed to back soil either in planting beds or on a hillside. Retaining walls over 3 feet in Arlington County, Fairfax County, Prince William Alexandria City, and Loudoun County, Virginia require a building permit. You must obtain a building permit to construct a retaining wall that holds back more the 3 feet of soil. To apply for a permit, Phoenix Home Services will go to the Permit Application Center at the Herrity Building in Fairfax, Arlington County 2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201, or Prince William County or in Loudoun County department of Building & Development 1 Harrison Street, S.E. Leesburg, VA. The applicant contractor must show height, location, and provide an elevation of the retaining wall to scale on the survey plat. If the retaining wall exceeds 36 inches (3’) above grade, approval is required to be obtained from the Department of Public Works, Building Division, after obtaining zoning approval To obtain a permit to build any retaining wall we will use your homes plat to gain zoning, site, plan review and check the Health department. A licensed contractor must pull the building permit for retaining walls. Retaining walls over four feet also require that a Virginia licensed civil engineer to design the drawing and place their seal on it. This plan then can be used to get the needed building permits to build a brick, stone, concrete or segmental Retaining wall system. Phoenix Home Services Inc holds a Class A contractor’s license with a RBC And CBC stamp which is required to pull a retaining wall building permit in Virginia  .

Clay Brick Retaining Walls

brick retaining wall arlingtonPhoenix can build all types of clay brick retaing walls for your Northern Virginia or DC Home.




Pressure Treaded Wood Retaining Walls

Pressure treaded wood retaining walls can be engineered and built by Phoenix Home Services. Utilizing the Fairfax County typical retaining wall detail it is easy to pull a permit. Lumber used in a shall be 6×6, southern pine, grade #2 for code compliance. Retaining walls must meet  the Fairfax County typical retaining wall detail to obtain a building permit.


Segmental Retaining Walls

Segmental Retaining Walls can be constructed by utilizing a verity of name brand names. Segmental Retaining  walls are flexible structures, so the footing does not need to be installed below the frost line in Northern Virginia. Segmental Retaining  blocks  are manufactured im many colors and styles.

Where We Build Retaining Walls

If you live in the Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun, Prince William County ,Washington DC, or Alexandria area, then we are the contractor that can get your retaining wall built and up to code. We have built retaining wall projects  in Annandale, Ashburn,  Aldie, Burke, Broadlands, Brambleton , Bristow, Dulles, Newington , Countryside, Centerville, Chantilly, Haymarket, Herndon, Gainesville, Reston, Mount Vernon, Mclean, Lorton, Lansdowne, Middleburg, Leesburg, Purcellville, Potomac Falls, Herndon, , Tysons Corner, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Manassas, Manassas Park, Dale City, Springfield, Sterling, Sterling Park, South Riding, Stone Ridge VA, Clifton, Fairfax, Reston, North Reston, Falls Church, Oakton, Fairfax City, Fairfax Station, Vienna, Oak Hill, Triangle, and Great Falls and Dulles VA. Stone Ridge, Lake Manassas , Manassas 20109, Middleburg 20118, Middleburg 20119 Catlett 20120 Centreville 20120 Sully Station 20121 Centreville 20122 Centreville 20124,Clifton 20128, Paeonian Springs 20130, Hillsboro 20132 Purcellville 20134 Hillsboro 20134 Purcellville 20136 Bristow 20137 Broad Run, 20138 Casanova 20140, Catharpin 20144 Ashburn 20147 Ashburn 20148 Arcola 20148 Ashburn 20148, Broadlands 20149 Ashburn 20151 Chantilly 20151 Fairfax 20152 Chantilly 20152 Fairfax 20152 South Riding 20153 Chantilly 20153 Fairfax 20155 20156 Gainesville 20158 Hamilton 20159 Hamilton 20160 Purcellville 20163 Dulles ,Potomac Falls 20165 Sterling 20166 Haymarket 20170 Herndon 20171 Herndon 20171 Oak Hill 20172 Herndon 20175 Leesburg 20176 Lansdowne 20176 Leesburg 20176 Lucketts 20177 Leesburg 20178 Leesburg 20180, Alexandria 20598 Arlington, District of Columbia includes neighborhoods such as Northwest DC, Northeast DC, Southeast DC, Southwest, Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, Mount Pleasant, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, Logan Circle, West End, Cathedral Heights, Cleveland Park, Foxhall, Friendship Heights, Glover Park, Massachusetts Heights, Spring Valley, and Capitol Hill.

Award Winning Addition Contractor

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the distinguished Angie’s List Super Service Award for Masonry for the past two years. We also take pride in our A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. Furthermore we can provide you with personal testimonials and references upon request. Our Credentials and Testimonials can also be found online. Please call us today to set up a Free Consultation and Estimate at 703-543-6929.