Paver Pete demonstrates how to properly install geogrid in a segmental retaining wall installation.
STEP 1: Level the backfill.
STEP 2: Install a geogrid.
It is recommended to follow the recommendations of an engineer.
Here are our engineer’s specifications in this situation:
STEP 3: Drive a spike or a sod staple in the geogrid to tension it properly.
Cover an opening
The convex curve of our wall created a wedge-shaped opening.
We solved this problem by adding another course of grid with 4 inches of aggregate.
A geogrid should always abut and never overlap.
It should also always be installed in a straight direction.
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