Use of treated wood
There are many examples where the service life of wood used for construction could be greatly increased by the proper use of preservative treated lumber. posts or poles. Even experienced contractors and builders may not be aware of the fact that treated wood materials are now generally available. Further, most users of wood do not know the real value of treated material in construction. The following questions and answers are designed to give persons building with wood greater insight into the proper use and benefits of treated wood.
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