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Timber Retaining Walls
Timber retaining walls have been used for centuries to help retain soil and protect against erosion in gardens, parks, golf courses and other outdoor spaces. Timber retaining walls are built using either rot-resistant hardwoods or softwoods like cedar. The natural beauty of timber is a perfect complement to any garden setting. Timber retaining walls can be customized with various heights, widths, colors and textures for a look that suits your personal style or the landscape design needs of your project.
Benefits of timber retaining walls
Some of the the benefits of timber retaining walls include:
– Timber retaining wall can be customized with various heights, widths and colors for a look that suits your personal style or the landscape design needs of your project.
– Timber is resistant to rot and decay which means it will last longer than other types of wood like cedar.
-Timber retaining walls are generally more affordable than other types of retaining walls such as cement or brick.
– Timber is renewable, sustainable and easy to work with which means it will not interfere with the environment around your project site as other materials may.
– Timer can be recycled at the end of its useful life so that future generations are able to enjoy this beautiful product too!
Timber Retaining Walls Are Versatile
Timber is a natural and beautiful material that can be easily customized to suit the needs of your project site. Timber retaining walls are affordable, renewable, sustainable and easy to work with which means they will not harm the environment or affect future generations like other materials may. They can be used in many different types of systems such as cantilevered round or sawn timber, mass wall and crib wall construction.
Crib retaining walls
A crib retaining wall is a variation on the gravity wall. Crib retaining walls are constructed of interlocking individual units made from either timber or pre-cast concrete. Then, the boxes are filled with stone or other coarse granular materials that create a free draining structure. We recommend it for retention of gardens or landscaping, but we do not recommend it for sloping or structural purposes.
What kind of timber is best for retaining walls?
There are many different kinds of timber that can be used for retaining walls. They range from Western Red Cedar to Douglas Fir and they come in all shapes, sizes, species and grades depending on the project specifications. Timber is a natural material; it’s durable, strong and reliable with aesthetics that blend seamlessly into its surroundings.
Durable species such as grey gum, tallow wood ironbark and forest red gum are recommended. The heartwood of these natural timber variants exhibits termite resistance in accordance with AS 3660.1
What is the cheapest way to build a retaining wall?
Timber can be one of the cheapest materials that can be used to construct a retaining wall. Timer has many different grades, species and shapes which means it’s available in both low-cost and high-cost options depending on what is needed for the project specifications.