Treated Wood Droppers For Sale South Africa

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What are Wood Droppers?

Wood droppers are thin poles extracted from the Eucalyptus Globulus tree usually known as the Blue Gum tree. The Blue Gum tree is famous for its incredibly outstanding height with branches and leaves found mostly at the very top giving birth to wood droppers. We supply wooden droppers for sale throughout the Garden Route focusing on Knysna, Plettenberg bay, George and surroundings. Nationwide shipping can be arranged.

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It is mandatory for wooden droppers for sale to undergo treatment before use. So, are you wondering how wood droppers will transform your farm/home garden? Here are a few ideas and uses:

  • Gardening
  • Wooden fencing
  • Wooden rails
  • Garden edging
  • Small garden bridges
  • Built wood furniture
  • Screens
  • Tree stakes
  • Shading on carports
  • Lapas
  • Decking
  • Garden furniture
  • Gates

Normally, wooden droppers for sale differ in length from 1 meter to 4.2m with the width varying to meet your desired need. To ensure durability, always confirm your wooden droppers are treated!

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Wooden Droppers Treatment

To ensure you reap the full benefits of wooden fence droppers for instance, especially if you are looking for wooden droppers for sale near knysna, George, plettenberg bay, the South African building regulations have your timber interests covered.

According to the South African building regulations, treatment of all timber meant for building is mandatory. Treatment must occur in a registered SABS facility to ensure the wood’s protection from rot and Beetle.

Wood treatment is an extremely targeted industrial process involving the insertion of SABS approved chemicals under high pressure into dry wood. When executed successfully, the wood becomes insects and fungus worst enemy increasing its survival and durability.

The treatment of all our wooden droppers for sale near Knysna, George, Plettenberg bay, South Africa are treated with CCA (Copper, Chrome and Acronym) according to SABS H3 specification locally. We then ensure the treated wood is delivered in your home or farm, within the garden route when and how you need it. According to SABS, there are different hazard classes meant to meet the vast uses of wooden droppers.

Wooden droppers for sale treated with CCA fall under the H3 Exterior, above ground hazard class. This simply means that, the wood can withstand heavy rain and sun, however, ground use is highly prohibited. Here are few things you can use with H3 treated wood:

  • Gates
  • Outdoor decking
  • Garden Furniture
  • Fencing
  • Weather board
  • Steps
  • Cladding
  • Log homes
  • Balustrades
  • Laminated beams
  • Pictorial Explanation

The proper treatment of timber entails targeting its central heartwood by ensuring insertion of the preservative is done deeply into the sapwood. To ensure maintenance of the treatment’s integrity, CCA preservative is highly recommended for use on the cut surface.

Building Tip: When making wooden fence droppers for instance, always make sure that the cut end is facing the sky and the uncut end is the bottom.

Purchasing Tip: It is wise to ensure the size of your treated timber meets your intended use.

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Why Treated Wooden Droppers over Steel Droppers?

I bet you’ve come across one or two steel droppers in your life time yes? Are you curious why you should go for wooden droppers over steel droppers? Here are two major mind-changing reasons.

Affordable: Wooden Droppers for sale are way affordable than steel droppers without compromising on quality.

Resale value: So, when building your wooden fence droppers for example, you don’t have to lay awake all night guarding the fence because you are afraid thieves are going to steal and reap where they did not sow. There is NO resale value for wooden droppers. The resale value of steel droppers on the other hand is supper high! This is resultant of the high scrap metal value. It is wiser to go for wooden droppers instead.

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In conclusion, wooden droppers is the way to go! Try them out in your garden today and witness the magnificent beauty! Contact us here.