Out of all the common timber items utilised in landscaping and construction projects, treated pine sleepers are right up there in terms of being some of the most popular. Used for a wide variety of applications, they are always in high demand and can be found in many timber and hardware stores across the city. If you are considering investing in treated pine sleepers, you may be wondering how much they cost in Melbourne.
Treated pine sleepers can be commonly found in gardens and yards worldwide. Some common uses for this format of timber include retaining walls and driveway boundaries. Retaining walls are walls that are created to hold back earth or water. An easy way to structure a driveway is to use treated pine sleepers to define the boundaries. If you really want to get creative, sleepers can be used for a bunch of things, such as playground equipment, sandboxes, and garden steps. Even a simple outdoor bench can be built from a few timber sleepers.
Timber treatment cost is based on a few factors. These include the treatment type, length, and size. A standard-sized treated pine sleeper (2.4m length and 200x500mm size) treated with CCA will set you back around $10.50. The ACQ equivalent costs around $15.47. The prices will increase from there, with a CCA treated 3.0m length and 200x100mm treated pine sleeper costing around $33.00—while the ACQ version is around $39.00.