Studies show that adding a deck is one of the best ways you can increase your home's value.
Pressure-treated decking is building code approved for use in decking in above-ground or ground contact applications.
Your maintenance efforts will give you a pressure-treated project that looks bright and fresh for years to come!
1. Depending on the location of your outdoor project with regard to direct sun exposure, foliage coverage, etc., it may be sufficient to clean/brighten and recoat every two years. 2. If you decide to wait two or more years to perform your next cleaning/brightening, you may want to use a power washer. Be sure that the cleaner/brightener you use contains a mildewcide.
When determining the right stain and paint for your deck, consider what color will best enhance the wood's finish.
If you desire to paint or stain the treated wood project, it is important that the wood be dry enough to accept a coating. The best way to determine if the wood is sufficiently dry to paint or stain is to sprinkle droplets of water onto the wood. If the water droplets are absorbed, the wood is ready to be painted or stained. If the water droplets bead on the surface of the wood, it is too wet. You should wait a few days before attempting to paint and stain the wood.
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Post caps add the finishing touch to your deck, porch, or fence project. What's more, they protect your post from nature's elements.
Deck posts add a classic, decorative charm to your outdoor living space all while adding support to your deck, fence or porch.
Treated balusters are used not only for safety and strength, but they also aid in creating a custom look to your railing project.
|Actual Product Length (ft.)||10 ft||Actual Product Thickness (in.)||1.5 in|
|Actual Product Width (in.)||3.5 in||Nominal Product Length (ft.)||10 ft|
|Nominal Product Thickness (in.)||2||Nominal Product Width (in.)||4 in|
|Chemical retention (lb./cu. ft.)||0.15 lb/ft3||Color/Finish||Brown|
|Fastener Recommendation||Galvanized Fastener||Features||Paintable, Pressure Treated, Stainable, Water Resistant|
|Lumber Grade||#2 prime||Material||Southern Yellow Pine|
|Moisture content||Green||Pressure treatment chemical||MCA - Micronized Copper Azole|
|Texture||Smooth||Wood Species||Southern Pine|
|Manufacturer Warranty||Lifetime Limited|
A: Toms, If you desire to paint or stain the treated wood project, it is important that the wood be dry enough to accept a coating. The best way to determine if the wood is sufficiently dry to paint or stain is to sprinkle droplets of water onto the wood. If the water droplets are absorbed, the wood is ready to be painted or stained. If the water droplets bead on the surface of the wood, it is too wet. You should wait a few days before attempting to paint and stain the wood.
A: Yes, although I used an opaque stain instead of paint.
A: Hello Robert, We suggest that you check with the Pro Desk at the store where you purchased the wood as we do not have access to your location information.
A: Pressure treated lumber does contain some moisture. It could take several weeks for it to dry out and will shrink a little as it does so. If you need more stable dimensions then kiln dried lumber is better. If there is contact with cement or moisture then pressure treated lumber will last longer.
A: Yes, the dimensions would be closer to the 3.5" than 4". Any 2x4 you purchase from a box store or local store will be the "smaller" dimensions. You will have to visit a mill itself or someone who does rough cut lumber at the actual 2x4 dimensions if that is what you want. Will certainly cost you more but it can be had, just not at the typical box store.
A: Yes, 2x4s are 3-1/2x1-1/2. Been that way for 50 + yrs.
A: I don’t think so. But after it weathers ot seasons for a year you can stain it any tint you want
A: Hank, please speak with your local pro associate to discuss special order options.