Category: Sleepers

How Long do Tanalised Sleepers Last?

If you have just built something out of tanalised sleepers then you no doubt want to know how long your marvellous creation is going to last. Well, let’s have a...

Can You Paint Sleepers?

If you have just put in some nice new sleepers in your garden then you will no doubt want to protect them and extend their lifespan. but what is the...

Are Sleepers Softwood or Hardwood?

So you want to know whether sleepers are hardwood or softwood? well, let’s have a look. The simple answer is sleepers can be hardwood or softwood. Genuine reclaimed railway sleepers...

What Sleepers To Use For Raised Beds?

Raised garden beds made from sleepers look amazing, but which type of sleeper should you use for them? Hardwood? Softwood? Maybe even reclaimed? Why You Shouldn’t Use Reclaimed Sleepers While...

Can You Use Sleepers For Steps?

Sleepers are a versatile building material and if you get the softwood type they are quite affordable. For these reasons you may well be wondering if you can use them...