Asked by: Amador Luze
asked in category: General Last Updated: 7th February, 2020

How long does gravel board last?

How long a gravel board lasts really depends on what it's made from. If it's made from untreated timber then the best you can expect is probably a few years tops and it will need replacing. If their constructed using good quality pressure treated timber then you can reasonably expect anything up to 7 or 8 years.

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Keeping this in consideration, how do you fix a gravel board?

Fitting gravel boards And finally after any concrete has hardened, fix the gravel boards under the panels. Cut the boards to length so they fit between the fence posts. Nail or screw them (using galvanised nails/screws) to blocks of wood which in turn are nailed or screwed to the fence posts.

Furthermore, how do you repair concrete gravel boards to wooden posts? Place the concrete gravel board on the ground first slotting it into the post, ensuring that it is firmly in place; ensure the gravel board is level. Place the panel on top of the gravel board and slot firmly into the post.

People also ask, how long are concrete gravel boards?

Concrete gravel boards Posts with 4-way weathered tops are available from 1,500 to 2,700mm long and round top posts are available from 1,500 to 3,600mm long.

Can you use concrete gravel boards to retain soil?

If you dig away on the border slightly to make room for the fence, concrete in the concrete posts and slide in a couple of 1ft concrete gravel boards to effectively hold your land in place it will be fine. Add in a inch or two of gravel on your side to allow for movement/water drainage.

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