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Sika® PostFix®

Landscape Timber Retaining Wall Project

Posted by Sika Expert
July 16, 2019
Time: 6 Hours
Skill Level: Expert
Estimated Cost: $120

Brief Description

New landscape timber retaining wall using only Sika PRO Select PostFix® and SikaBond® Construction Adhesive.

Supplies & Tools

  • Post Hole Digger
  • String Line
  • Wooden Stakes
  • Level
  • Miter Saw
  • Exterior Wood Stain (Ready Seal)
  • Chip Brush & Pump Sprayer (For Stain)
  • Landscape Timbers

Sika® PostFix®: Application

Used Sika PostFix to set all upright posts for privacy fence and cover AC unit. Sika® PostFix® was also used to set line posts on the landscape timber wall.

Landscape Timber Retaining Wall
Sika® PostFix® is a great alternative to bulky concrete!

SikaBond® Construction Adhesive: Application

Used SikaBond Construction Adhesive to bond timbers to each other. No need to worry about fasteners rusting or additional tools. SikaBond can flex with the shifting soil to allow for movement in bonded surfaces. 

Landscape Timber Retaining Wall
No metal fasteners of any kind were used to build border/wall.

Before & After:

Landscape Timber Retaining Wall
Landscape Timber Retaining Wall