Tanalised timber - lifetime?


Postby cmhicks » Mon Apr 18, 2011 8:32 pm

Hi All,

Following some groundworks to relay the drains crossing the garden and to lower the ground level, I need to make a retaining edge for some gravel, about 6 inches high and four feet long. The easiet aesthetically acceptable solution would be a tanalised board supported by maybe 2x2 tanalised posts driven into the ground. How long could I expect such an arrangement to last before the rot gets it?

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Postby stoneyboy » Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:49 pm

cmhicks,
Depends how good the tanalised timber is but expect the rot to start in some areas in about 5 years.
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Postby cmhicks » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:05 pm

Thanks, that's about what I thought.

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