Model # 4442C12

Internet #203165676

0662425028320

Post Protector

4 in. x 4 in. x 42 in. In-Ground Post Decay Protection (Case of 12-Pieces)

  • In-Ground Post Decay Protection for posts in soil or concrete
  • Simple installation and Post Longevity increased by 250%
  • Pole Barn, Deck, Fence, Pergola, Mailbox, any post-foundation job
$ 237 52 /case
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Product Overview

  • In-Ground Post Decay Protection for posts in soil or concrete
  • Simple installation and Post Longevity increased by 250%
  • Pole Barn, Deck, Fence, Pergola, Mailbox, any post-foundation job
For 18 years, Post Protector has provided simple, slide-on ‘barrier’ protection for in-ground posts. It works in conjunction with the chemical preservative as an important additional layer of protection against soil-dwelling & atmospheric decay fungi & insect infestation. It’s first important to understand decay. Many believe that moisture CAUSES decay. Moisture is not the cause of decay but is one of (3) conditions needed for decay to occur. The conditions: (1) Moisture, (2) Oxygen & (3) Suitable temperature. These conditions enable the soil-dwelling or atmospheric decay fungi, as well as termites & other subterranean insects, to feed on the wood fiber. So the Decay/Degradation of ground-contact wood is not CAUSED by moisture but by the action of wood destroying organisms feeding on the wood. The ‘chemical preservatives’ protection strategy is to ‘poison’ the wood fiber, rendering it an unsuitable food source for the wood destroying organisms. The downside to that approach is that all chemical preservatives eventually lose resistance to decay and insect infestation. Post Protector becomes the perfect complement to the pressure treated (or cedar) post by simply providing a physical "barrier" isolating the post so the wood-destroying organisms have NO access to the post.
  • Simple slide-on installation
  • Perfect for both Pro & DIY
  • Speed, affordability, strength of a direct burial post while, wood destroying organism have no post access
  • HDPE lightweight, flexible and strong; 449 years of in-ground service life
  • Integral uplift protection feature with Uplift protection hardware/installation instruction pack
  • Integral drainage feature
  • Minimizes chemical leaching into the environment
  • Attractive appearance-rich clay tone color with wood grain texture
  • Easily trims to desired height above grade
  • Stronger, faster, and less expensive than concrete pier and bracket method
  • Weed-eater protection
  • Fits the typical 4 in. x 4 in. post with the actual dimensions of 3-½ in. x 3-½ in.
  • Can also be used to create a removable in-ground post
  • Toll free tech-line for expert product information/installation assistance
  • Item is a quantity of 12 post protectors

Product Overview

  • In-Ground Post Decay Protection for posts in soil or concrete
  • Simple installation and Post Longevity increased by 250%
  • Pole Barn, Deck, Fence, Pergola, Mailbox, any post-foundation job
Model #: 4442C12
Internet #: 203165676

For 18 years, Post Protector has provided simple, slide-on ‘barrier’ protection for in-ground posts. It works in conjunction with the chemical preservative as an important additional layer of protection against soil-dwelling & atmospheric decay fungi & insect infestation. It’s first important to understand decay. Many believe that moisture CAUSES decay. Moisture is not the cause of decay but is one of (3) conditions needed for decay to occur. The conditions: (1) Moisture, (2) Oxygen & (3) Suitable temperature. These conditions enable the soil-dwelling or atmospheric decay fungi, as well as termites & other subterranean insects, to feed on the wood fiber. So the Decay/Degradation of ground-contact wood is not CAUSED by moisture but by the action of wood destroying organisms feeding on the wood. The ‘chemical preservatives’ protection strategy is to ‘poison’ the wood fiber, rendering it an unsuitable food source for the wood destroying organisms. The downside to that approach is that all chemical preservatives eventually lose resistance to decay and insect infestation. Post Protector becomes the perfect complement to the pressure treated (or cedar) post by simply providing a physical "barrier" isolating the post so the wood-destroying organisms have NO access to the post.

  • Simple slide-on installation
  • Perfect for both Pro & DIY
  • Speed, affordability, strength of a direct burial post while, wood destroying organism have no post access
  • HDPE lightweight, flexible and strong; 449 years of in-ground service life
  • Integral uplift protection feature with Uplift protection hardware/installation instruction pack
  • Integral drainage feature
  • Minimizes chemical leaching into the environment
  • Attractive appearance-rich clay tone color with wood grain texture
  • Easily trims to desired height above grade
  • Stronger, faster, and less expensive than concrete pier and bracket method
  • Weed-eater protection
  • Fits the typical 4 in. x 4 in. post with the actual dimensions of 3-½ in. x 3-½ in.
  • Can also be used to create a removable in-ground post
  • Toll free tech-line for expert product information/installation assistance
  • Item is a quantity of 12 post protectors

Info & Guides

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Specifications

Dimensions

Actual post height (in.)
42
Actual post thickness (in.)
3.625
Actual post width (in.)
3.625
Product Depth (in.)
4
Product Height (in.)
42
Product Width (in.)
4

Details

Application Type
Corner,End,Gatepost,Line,Terminal
Color Family
Brown
Color/Finish
Beige
Features
UV Protected
Includes
Hardware
Material
Composite
Number of Posts Included
0
Product Weight (lb.)
2lb
Recommended Fastener
Screws
Returnable
90-Day
Shape
Square

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
30 day manufacturer defect

Specifications

Dimensions

Actual post height (in.)
42
Actual post thickness (in.)
3.625
Actual post width (in.)
3.625
Product Depth (in.)
4
Product Height (in.)
42
Product Width (in.)
4

Details

Application Type
Corner,End,Gatepost,Line,Terminal
Color Family
Brown
Color/Finish
Beige
Features
UV Protected
Includes
Hardware
Material
Composite
Number of Posts Included
0
Product Weight (lb.)
2lb
Recommended Fastener
Screws
Returnable
90-Day
Shape
Square

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
30 day manufacturer defect

Questions & Answers

Can these be ordered or purchased in smaller quantities?

I only need two of these to sink two 4x4's into concrete. They look like they will be perfect but I only see large quantities for purchase. Can they be bought as singles, two pack or four pack?
Asked by: Chris
Yes, they are available as eaches on the site. Please search for Post Protector model 4442
Answered by: Cornerstone
Date published: 2018-05-29

Would these fit standard rough sawn 4x4s? The dimensions suggest they might, though it doesn't s...

Would these fit standard rough sawn 4x4s? The dimensions suggest they might, though it doesn't specifically say.
Asked by: Jboy
Please not the bullet point-Fits the typical 4 in. x 4 in. post with the actual dimensions of 3-½ in. x 3-½ in. If your material is larger than 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" as roughsawn, please call the manufacturer to get clarity as to how much over the posts can be and still fit. Thank you!
Answered by: Cornerstone
Date published: 2018-05-29
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Customer Reviews

4 in. x 4 in. x 42 in. In-Ground Post Decay Protection (Case of 12-Pieces) is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Suggestion to an end user : when installing this quality... Suggestion to an end user : when installing this quality product , temporarily wrap a piece duct tape around the post /protector interface to keep drain rock and concrete from the space between the post and the protector.
Date published: 2018-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Needed in Hawaii This is a brilliant product. Face it, wood fence posts WILL rot eventually, so if you pot them directly in concrete you (or someone else) will have to dig them out. Post protectors make it possible to simply slide out the the old post and slide in a new one. This is a brilliant solution and should be an industry standard for wood fence construction. They don't sell these here in Hawaii, so I packed up a dozen as 3 separate packages and brought them as checked baggage (no shipping cost). I hope Home Depot gets the message and begins stocking them at their Hawaii stores. Hey, Home Depot, I'm on Maui!
Date published: 2015-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Timely arrival What about this product? Innovative, easy to follow video, uncomplicated install and long lasting material (400 years - same stuff that line landfills) that protects the wood posts, as Fogey alluded to ease of replacement AND another major plus SUPERB customer service with the Post Protector company. We were under a tight deadline. The Home Depot online order indicated arrival time to be a day later than we needed. Found the company toll free number and spoke to rep, who expedited process and UPS delivered day needed. Both product and customer service are AMAZING!
Date published: 2015-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best real solution to stopping fence posts from rotting above and below ground. I ha... This is the best real solution to stopping fence posts from rotting above and below ground. I have researched all the past recommendations for protecting your posts from becoming weaker, rotting, or snapping off. All these past solutions are doomed to the same final death because they all fail to address the real cause of the problem. Post protector was actually the only one addressing the problem upfront and combating the problem directly. What a simple response to a simple problem. Why had no one come up with this long ago? All I know is, I enclosed my son's new property using post protectors. His investment deserves to be protected and the ease of using post protectors was just plan easy and simple. I'm a very satisfied customer and will never put another post in the ground without a post protector.
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I have hope in the product but the price... I have hope in the product but the price of 18.67 each only offered in a case of 12 is disappointing. I will finish in a cheaper option.
Date published: 2018-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product. Worked like they said it work.... Great product. Worked like they said it work.
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dont build a barn with out these. Dont build a barn with out these.
Date published: 2017-05-19
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