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Root Control Barrier


SKU LV-18-40-100

The Root Control Barrier is a commercial grade, thick plastic that is constructed of high density polyethylene (HDPE). This product can be used in numerous applications where tree root damage is a concern. This barrier is durable and puncture resistant and can be used in various commercial and residential applications both horizontally or vertically.

Our Root Control Barrier is availalble in various widths and thickness options. The thicknesses range from 40 mil to 100 mil. This American made product is waterproof and will not rot or mildew. It is resistant to insect and rodent damage and has a built in UV inhibitor. When it is installed below ground or away from direct sunlight, it has an estimated 100 year material lifespan.


*The widest HDPE roll that we offer is currently 5’ (60 inches).

Plastic Sheeting

  • Material: High Density Polyethylene
  • Texture: Smooth
  • Size: Various
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  • Volume Pricing on Orders $6,500+
  • Questions? Call (800) 621-5381

Product Features

  • Waterproof
  • Commercial Grade
  • UV Resistant
  • Will Not Rot or Mildew
  • Non-Biodegradable
  • Non-Resistant to Rodent and Insect Damage
  • 100 Year Material Lifespan
  • Made in the USA


  • Ships Free (standard ground, see map)
  • Expedited shipping only available on orders over $2,000

Shipping estimates shown on the map pertain to this specific product only. HDPE orders typically ship same day if the order is placed before 12:00 noon CST. Transit times displayed in the map are listed in business days, and are approximate. Transit times are subject to stock levels at regional warehouses. The day that the order is shipped is not counted as a transit day.

Thickness comparison

The below is a thickness comparison of the material. HDPE plastic thickness is measured in "mils" which is "thousands of an inch".

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