pressure-treated lumber


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pressure-treated lumber

Lumber that has been impregnated under pressure with a chemical preservative or fire retardant.
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It penetrates the substrate to make wood UV resistant, transforms green pressure-treated lumber to a translucent brown tone, and enhances the natural brown tone of pressure-treated lumber.
Japanese standards of pressure-treated lumber are then introduced, which are the main cause for the lack of SYP lumber use in Japan.
-Sand and stain pressure-treated lumber once a year to increase the deck's longevity and enhance its structural stability.
Applications for the anodized, carbide-tipped saw blades include wood, wet lumber and pressure-treated lumber. The balanced thin-kerf design helps reduce stock loss and requires less horsepower than other saw blades, says the company.
The author's story of protecting her children from environmental harm began with the controversy of pressure-treated lumber on her son's school playground.
The base is a 12-foot-by-16-foot floating dock constructed using pressure-treated lumber, scrap pieces of Styrofoam and enough 1-inch rabbit wire screen covering the underwater side of the Styrofoam to keep muskrats from chewing.
vittata to clean up soils contaminated with arsenic from pesticides and pressure-treated lumber. (5) However, the fern naturally grows only in warm climates such as Florida.
Priced between $800 and $1,300, Naccarato, said it's cost competitive with building traditional pressure-treated lumber and composite decking.
Demand will also see a positive upswing due to a shift towards higher value items, small increase in pressure-treated lumber production, and solid levels of residential repair and improvement spending.
Formulated for use on previously coated, new or weathered wood--including pressure-treated lumber, pine, cypress, fir, hemfir, cedar, redwood and exotic hardwoods, DeckStrip[R]-ASR contains special wetting agents and a thickener for more effective stripping action on vertical as well as horizontal surfaces.
(We used redwood, but you could substitute cedar or pressure-treated lumber.) For a comfortable seating height, choose pots that are about 18 inches tall and wide (no wider than 19 inches for this bench).
Another factor in the growing popularity of Clearline's C-Port supports is the trend in construction today to use pressure-treated lumber. The process used in treating the lumber causes the wood to deteriorate rapidly if it makes contact with metal.