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Basement and Retaining Wall

PolySteel is the ideal choice for constructing a basement / retaining wall.

A PolySteel basement wall is super-insulated and easily protects your home against groundwater when paired with a suitable type of waterproofing system. Installation procedures for a basement wall are virtually identical to those for any PolySteel wall.

The ease at which you can add reinforced bars to increase structural strength and stability to PolySteel forms, adds to the speed at which you can complete your project.

Because of additional loads, forces and the potential for water intrusion, you should also consider the following, which we are able to supply technical guidelines on: