Timber posts/handrails/balusters are rotten

Cause

Inadequately treated timber 

Repair

  • remove affected section and replace with H3.2-treated timber handrails – totally replace the handrail where damage is widespread. (Posts in ground contact must be H5-treated timber.)

Cause

Moisture has become trapped in the joints

Repair

  • remove affected section and replace with H3.2-treated timber handrails – totally replace the handrail where damage is widespread. (Posts in ground contact must be H5-treated timber.)

Cause

Timber at the end of its serviceable life

Repair

  • remove affected section and replace with H3.2-treated timber handrails – totally replace the handrail where damage is widespread. (Posts in ground contact must be H5-treated timber.)