A couple of decades ago, lumber impregnated with chromated copper arsenate (known as CCA) was considered the answer to a gardener's prayer. It boasted longer life than rot-resistant species like redwood, you could buy it almost anywhere, and manufacturers said the treatment chemicals, though toxic, safely stayed put..
Pressure treatment is a process that forces chemical preservatives into the wood. Wood is placed inside a closed cylinder, then vacuum and pressure are applied to force the preservatives into the wood. The preservatives help protect the wood from attack by termites, other insects, and fungal decay
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ProWood professional grade treated lumber offers a wide selection of grades to suit virtually any outdoor project. Our pressure-treated lumber is perfect for decks, exposed structures, sill plates and other applications. What's more, ProWood (micronized copper azole) treated wood is more natural looking, less corrosive to..
Sep 6, 2017 . Discusses the danger of arsenic treated, or pressure-treated, lumber; includes topics on how to reduce exposure to arsenic in treated wood, concerns about arsenic-treated wood, gardening and CCA-treated wood, how to identify arsenic-treated wood, options for purchasing lumber, disposal of..
Pressure Treated Lumber. Spray Lake Sawmills is known for the consistent quality of all it's treated products. Discerning retail dealers and contractors throughout western Canada will only buy treated wood with the distinctive SLS Diamond on the wrap. You won't find the SLS Diamond in a box store. We produce a full range..
Reporter Brad Staggs covers consumer information on pressure-treated wood
Treated lumber is a proven building material. It is impressively strong, cost-effective, renewable in large quantities (we are currently making more southern yellow pine than we use), and visually appealing. Lumber's foremost dback is its susceptibility to attack by insects and other natural enemies but modern treatments..
Keep wooden decks, fences and outdoor structures beautiful for years by building with wood treated to resist insects, mold and rot
Pressure treated lumber uses the NatureWood preservative which includes alkaline copper quaternary preservative developed to provide protection for years of exposed, exterior and even ground contact applications. This treatment is the effective use of copper combined with an organic quaternary compound and is..
This treated wood utilizes a fire retardant chemical that remains stable in high temperature environments. The fire retardant is applied under pressure at a wood treating plant like the preservatives described above, or applied as a surface coating. In both cases, treatment provides a..
Watch this video to find out about the advantages of using KDAT, or Kiln Dried After Treatment, pressure treated lumber which reduces shrinkage and warping
Apr 26, 2009 . Q: I want to build a raised bed for vegetable gardening this year. However, I have heard a lot of bad publicity about pressure-treated lumber. How safe is it? Is there anything else that will last as long for the price?Can You Stain Pressure-Treated Wood? | Family Handyman
Just because you used pressure-treated lumber doesn't mean your outdoor project has to stay green. Painting pressure treated wood can be done
Facts About Pressure Treated Lumber. Some frequently asked questions about pressure treated lumber: What is pressure treated lumber? Pressure treated lumber products, such as YellaWood brand products, are treated in a pressurized cylinder. The treatment process forces a waterborne preservative deep into the..
Selecting The Right Wood For The Elements. Not all wood is created equal. McCoy's pressure treated lumber is high quality and treated with an environmentally preferred MCA preservative (Micronized Copper Azole). In fact, ALL 2x6 and Greater Dimensional Pine Lumber at McCoy's is treated for Ground Contact, which..
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Wood is always a great choice for a beautiful, natural look for your outdoor projects. Pressure-treated wood has added benefits and protection to keep your project looking great. MicroPro AC2 pressure-treated lumber and wood products resist damage from termites and fungal decay. The AC2 wood preservative is a..
Pressure-treated wood is wood that has been infused with chemical preservatives to protect the wood from rot and insects. The wood is placed in a depressurized holding tank that removes the air and replaces it with a preservative. The most important thing to understand about this pressure treatment is that the process is,..