At a glance:
Pressure-treated softwood sleepers are available in a range of sizes and have been HC4 treated to enhance the timber’s natural durability and ensure a guaranteed lifespan of 15 years.
These cost-effective sleepers are one of the most popular products within the range and can be used for a variety of applications including borders for paths, driveways and water features as well as raised flower beds and vegetable patches.
This grade A timber is cut to produce a uniform square edge. As a grade-A timber, you should expect that the sleeper may have split at either end and possible wane on one edge.
Treated Softwood Sleeper Grading Guidelines
Grade A – May have splits either end, with the possibility of wane on one edge.
Grade B – Possibility of large splits and two waned edges.
Grade C – Large splits, 2/3 waned edges, can be warped and some rot.