When can you seal treated lumber?

Answer On One Hand: Treated Lumber Can Be Sealed EasilyPressure-treated lumber, already permeated with chemicals to make it weather- and bug-resistant, can be further protected by applying an outdoor wood... Read More »

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When can you apply deck stain to treated lumber?

On One Hand: Staining Pressure-Treated Lumber is Not DifficultPressure-treated lumber is permeated with chemicals to make it more durable under a variety of weather conditions and protect it from t... Read More »

Does one have to leave a space when putting down a pressure-treated lumber deck floor?

You do not have to leave a space between pressure-treated deck boards when installing a deck floor. The wood will shrink and a gap will form naturally. Some people prefer slightly larger gaps betwe... Read More »

Is roof lumber treated?

Roof lumber is not necessarily treated. It is up to the roofer whether he opts to use treated or non-treated wood. Treated lumber is commonly used to assemble roofs to prevent decay.References:Nati... Read More »

How to Recycle Treated Lumber?

Treated wood is ideal for outdoor structures like decks and fences because it is resistant to bugs and rot. When treated wood needs to be replaced or taken down you cannot just throw it away. The... Read More »