Postcrete

Discussion in 'Landscaping and Outdoors' started by Jase81, Apr 9, 2022.

  1. Jase81

    Jase81 Member

    Intending to lay a layer of postcrete as foundation for sleeper retaining wall. Do I lay it, add the sleepers, Reba rod them in...then 'water' them (ie the base) to activate the cement?
     
  2. chillimonster

    chillimonster Screwfix Select

    don't think you'll have time do water first then get the sleepers in correct
    and start rebarring.
    I've never used postcrete as footings. How thick / deep are you planning the footing.
    It would be cheaper with sharp, 20 aggregate and cement.
     
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  3. AnotherTopJob

    AnotherTopJob Screwfix Select

    As said, Postcrete is completely unsuitable for what you propose. Go with a traditional concrete mix.
     
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  4. Jase81

    Jase81 Member

    Great thanks both...will do!
     

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