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How to Feature Gabions in Your Next Renovation Project

Updated: Jun 25, 2019



Gabions are a new trend being included in many landscape and architectural designs. Our earlier blog posts have illustrated Gabions in outdoor seating, fencing, cladding and more. In this article we will show some examples of how Gabions can be used as a feature wall in any interior or exterior application.

The natural beauty of Gabions compliments many styles of homes from country and classic through to contemporary and modern. Prospect Contractors’ weld mesh product Rockweld has been a popular choice for many residential and commercial projects. We have collated a few ideas from our own portfolio as well as inspiration from other companies to inspire your next renovation or landscaping project.

Rockweld Gabions as a feature wall can be used in applications such as for privacy screens, a windbreak, dividing walls or as a backdrop to a pool, water feature or ornamental plants. They are strong, durable, cost effective, and require no maintenance.

Here are just a few advantages to using Gabions:

  • Aesthetically pleasing: Gabions look natural and can blend in with the landscape, especially when local rock is used.

  • Sustainable: Gabions provide insulation and can also passively cool as they allow air to filter through the gaps, providing ventilation. They are ideal as a shade screen in hot climates.

  • Permeable: Gabions are permeable and free-draining and can’t be washed away by flowing water. Gabions are also flexible and are able to accommodate significant differential settlement.

  • Long lasting: Prospect Contractors Gabions will stand the test of time and are designed to withstand all weather conditions. Gabions can last 100+ years, depending on the application and coating.

Whether it's for a small residential project or a larger commercial project, contact Prospect Contractors. Call or email for advice or for a free, no obligation quote.

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