Does pressure treated wood rot?

Answer Pressure treated wood contains infused preservatives that prevent rotting. However, it is still susceptible to moisture damage, warping, cracking and splintering over time. Coating the wood with a ... Read More »

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Should pressure treated wood be pressure washed?

On One Hand: It Is Best Not ToDue to the chemical nature of pressure-treated wood, it is best not to wash treated wood with a pressure washer. This is due to the fact the pressure washer will force... Read More »

Is pressure-treated wood the only wood that can be used for decks?

Decks may be built using different kinds of woods, including pine, cedar and redwood. Pressure-treated lumber lasts the longest for decks without maintenance, but deck lumber does not have to be pr... Read More »

Is pressure treated wood...?

Look at the label on the wood!It will be listed as "Suitable for ground contact" or "Not suitable for ground contact" or "Above Ground".Unless listed for Ground Contact, it should touch neither gra... Read More »

What is pressure treated wood?

Pressure-treated wood is wood that has been chemically processed and treated to make it resistant to fungus, moisture damage and pests. Pressure-treated wood is primarily used as an outdoor buildin... Read More »