Concrete sleepers are known for their long-lasting durability, making them suitable harsh environmental conditions like intense heat and flooding rains. Which Adelaide seems to get a bit of.
Weight and Stability
Concrete sleepers are relatively heavy, providing stability and reducing the risk of movement or displacement under the weight of sand, soil. water additional materials above the retaining wall itself.
Concrete sleepers require less maintenance compared to wooden sleepers. They are less susceptible to rot, decay, and insect infestations. Which make them a great long term choice for your home or business.
Concrete sleepers are more fire-resistant than wooden sleepers, providing an added safety benefit in case of fires in the property.
Life Cycle Cost
While initial costs might be higher compared to wooden sleepers, the longer lifespan and lower maintenance requirements of concrete sleepers can result in lower overall life cycle costs. Which is a huge benefit, when you consider.
Concrete sleepers are made from locally sourced materials, and their longevity and low maintenance requirements can contribute to reduced resource consumption over time.