Railroad Tie Retaining Walls Anaheim California
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Railroad Tie Retaining Wall Services
Railroad retaining walls are great for homeowners who want to build a retaining wall without the expense of mortar or other the other materials. Railway ties are long, sturdy pieces which will hold up well in all types of weather – especially if they are treated with sealant or paint that is waterproof. Railway tie retaining walls are easy and inexpensive to install. Railway ties come in standard dimensions, so homeowners can order what they need without having to worry about the width or height of their wall as long as it is lower than a certain limit.
Are railroad ties good for retaining walls?
Yes, railway ties are good for retaining walls. Railway tie retaining walls are easy and inexpensive to install. Railway ties come in standard dimensions, so homeowners can order what they need without having to worry about the width or height of their wall as long as it is lower than a certain limit. Railway retaining walls are great for those looking for an aesthetically pleasing way to build a functional structure that will last many years with minimal maintenance required – especially when the ties have been treated with sealant or paint which resists water damage and weathering over time.
How long do railroad tie retaining walls last?
Railroad ties can last you typically about 20 years, but it really depends on where you live and how they are built. Railway tie retaining walls typically last longer than other types of wood retaining walls but not as long as concrete based retaining walls.
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How do you anchor a railroad tie for a retaining wall?
Railway ties are anchored by drilling holes into them then inserting bolts or screws through these drilled holes to attach it in place – this is done with cinderblocks, which have concave recesses on their sides that match up with the shape of the bolt head. Railway ties require additional reinforcement if using pressure-treated lumber such as adding rebar mesh inside the space created between two railway tie pieces before pouring cement so that there’s no more than an inch gap from
How much does a railroad tie retaining wall cost?
Railroad tie retaining walls typically cost $25 to $30 per square foot. Although the toal cost may depend on the size of the wall, how many railroad ties are required and if there are any special requirements for your project.
Reface Railroad tie Retaining Wall
There are a few factors that can affect the costs of refacing a railroad tie retaining wall. Railway ties are durable, but they’re not indestructible and as they age, the risk that we’ll be replaced rises. Railway ties will start to deform over time; their color may fade or change due to exposure to sunlight and weathering factors such as water damage or contraction from freeze-thaw cycles.
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