A bulkhead's (or retaining wall's) primary
purpose is erosion control, whether it be by land or water.
Common materials used are pressure treated wood, vinyl and steel.
Areas of use include freshwater and saltwater shorelines, terraced
landscaping and golf courses.
If you’re looking for a long-term solution to shorefront erosion, soil reinforcement, or flooding, look no further than CMI sheet piling. With fifteen different designs to choose from, covering every conceivable application from light residential to heavy-duty industrial, ShoreGuard, C-Loc, and GeoGuard sheet piling offer solutions for nearly every installation.
Nothing makes your wall look sleeker and more
stylish than CMI’s ArmorWare capping.
Clean, durable, and specially formulated for long life in harsh
marine environments, ArmorWare enhances your bulkhead like no
other material can. Backed by the best warranty in the business,
you’ll still be enjoying the elegant appearance of your shorefront
property in the years to come.
Bayou City Lumber supplies Timbers, Pilings,
and 2x10 Tongue & Groove (Center Match) Sheeting treated
for both Freshwater (.60) and Saltwater (2.5) environments. Our
knowledgeable sales staff are experts in helping you select the
right treatment level for your project needs.
Tie rods are the most important, yet most
overlooked component of your wall. The integrity of the long-term
service of your bulkhead depends on whether your tie rods will
stand the test of time. Inserted through the front of the piling
and tied back into your property. Tie
rods are commonly available in 5/8" and 3/4" thickness and
in lengths of 12', 15', and 20'! Bayou City Lumber also offers
Armor Rod extensions to protect the exposed surface of the rod
that is most vulnerable to harsh environments.
Wales add strength to walls and help them stand up to years
of service. Bayou City Lumber offers excellent wale alternatives,
each designed to maximize your investment and create the most
attractive, longest lasting walls on the market. Wood wales
are typically treated 3x8’s that maximize the surface tension
pull on your bulkhead
are constructed of durable, corrosion-resistant marine grade
alloy and coordinate beautifully with ArmorWare capping options.
all of the benefits of a wood wale, armored against the elements
with a far longer service life than treated wood alone and is
the perfect aesthetic and structural compliment to CMI sheet