GabionsGranada.com are the leading name in Gabion or gabion basket installations in the Granada area. Our service is second to none and any work we carry out is completed to the highest specification, making sure that the gabions are placed in the best areas, making them effective and cost effective solution to land slippage problems.
Gabions are one of best ways of controlling soil erosion problems and are particularly suited to mountainous or hilly regions, where there is frequent movement of the land, landslides and other areas of bad ground conditions. They are often used in conjunction with storm channels and can often save thousands of pounds (or euros) worth of damage to your property, especially with the level of rainfall that can be deposited in a short space of time.
If you have drainage problems, live on a hillside, or near a hillside, gabions are one of the most efficient methods of avoiding damage caused by flooding or landslide. If you need more information as to what gabions are - click here.
Gabion or Retaining Wall?
Gabions offer many advantages over traditional retaining walls. Retaining walls can fail, or fallover when there is movement in the land as the foundations move or fail. Gabions or gabion basket retaining walls they are much sturdier and will not fall over. They look more aesthetically pleasing to the eye, whats more, with their porous construction, they are easy to populate with fauna or vegetation. Gabion structures actually become more efficient over time as silt, fauna or vegetation, collect within the gabion baskets and start to resemble a natural structure.