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Plastic Lumber Construction Sleepers

Utility grade plastic lumber is ideal for the use as a sleeper in all types of construction applications including over concrete and even buried into soil.  Synthetic lumber has many benefits including:

  • 100% Synthetic
  • No Rot
  • Can not be infested
  • Impervious to moisture
  • Extremely durable even in harsh environments

Utility plastic lumber is a low-cost option compared to standard premium grade synthetic lumber:

  • Great screw hold & retention
  • Solid all the way through
  • Meets ASTM standard test results

 

 

Posted in furring strips, high density polyethylene, Sleepers, Wear Boards.


Plastic Lumber Furring Strips

Plastic Lumber is often used in applications where high moisture creates and enviroment that quickly destroys natural fiber products.  Furring strips are used on basement walls, under decks and boardwalks as a type of sleeper and in a plethora of similar applications where a nailing strip or a simply a raised surface is needed.

  • Synthetic nailing strips beneath boardwalks & decks
  • Along basement brick, block and poured concrete walls
  • Exterior of homes beneath siding
  • Remodeling old homes & structures where a simple waterproof furring is needed as a spacer to accomplish a raised floor.

Historically the use of wood furring strips has been the primary material of choice.  However sourcing a large volume of consistent profiles often becomes a challenge for a low-cost application.

Posted in Commercial, composite, furring strips.


Plastic Lumber Dunnage

 

4x4x12' Steel Pipe Dunnage Boards

4x4x12′ Steel Pipe Dunnage Boards

Dunnage boards are utilized in all types of applications where a spacer is need to either keep material up off the ground and out of the dirt or needed to keep separate between layers for ease of storage and secondary handling.  The applications can be both sophisticated or simple including scenarios depicted in the below video where the dunnage blocks are utilized for the a hydraulic leveling and or climbing system.

Dunnage boards historically have utilized natural wood timbers as that was the most readily available and the most inexpensive option however the boards were found to rot, splinter and snap requiring replacement far to often.  Plastic lumber while being more expensive up front offers a long term solution to the breakage and decay of these natural timber boards.  Spacer boards often lay on top of a concrete base allowing the steel to have a protected resting spot without chance of damage.

The use of plastic lumber not only offers long term financial savings and reduced exposure to product damage it additionally takes landfill bound recyclable plastics and gives it a valuable and useful home.

Posted in Commercial, high density polyethylene, Landscape Timbers, ROOF STANDS, utility grade plastic.


BestPLUS Plastic Lumber

Plastic Lumber has become a replacement for wood in thousands of applications as the advantages to changing are many.  BestPLUS Plastic Lumber is a unique recycled material offering a low cost alternative for many applications that are already using plastic or applications that are still using wood.

Where BestPLUS is located:

Manufacturing: 1092 Claridge-Elliot Road,  Jeannette, PA 15644

Corporate HQ: 200 Inner Belt Road, Somerville, MA 02143 

Why BestPLUS Plastic Lumber?

  • Price competitive
  • Surface quality
  • Inventory for quick shipment
  • Flexible product options

BestPLUS is a great lumber to be used for nailer boards, landscape timbers, dunnage, industrial scuff boards, rub rails and many more unique applications where a synthetic timber is required.

Lear more at: www.bestpl.us

Posted in Landscape Timbers, Rot Board.


Synthetic Nailing Strips For Concrete Forming

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Concrete contractors looking a lifetime nailing strip product have been utilizing recycled plastic lumber 2 x 2 x 12′ profiles as a great alternative to wood which rots and is subject to general decay.

Available in large volume and shipped directly to your job-site if needed, 2x2x12′ nailers are also used as spacers in the concrete form industry.

Contact me today to be connected to a retail in your service area.

Posted in concrete forms, Plastic Lumber Profiles, utility grade plastic.