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5/4 in. x 6 in. x 8 ft. Ground Contact Pressure-Treated Premium Southern Yellow Pine Decking Board

  • 2X the protection compared to Above Ground treatment
  • Treated for protection against fungal decay, rot and termites
  • Ideal for decks, walkways, landscaping and other outdoor projects
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Product Details

Pressure treated deck at sunset to show stairs and an outdoor living space.


Add Value To Your Property

Studies show that adding a deck is one of the best ways you can increase your home's value.

Pressure treated deck overlooking a lake complete with pressure treated steps and Deckorail components


Building Code Approved

Pressure-treated decking is building code approved for use in decking in above-ground or ground contact applications.

Close up of the deck boards showing how to properly clean your deck


Extend The Life Of Your Deck

Your maintenance efforts will give you a pressure-treated project that looks bright and fresh for years to come!

A sunny day of a man using a powerwasher to clean his deck boards


Preventative Maintenance Plan

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.

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Choosing The Right Stain Or Paint

When determining the right stain and paint for your deck, consider what color will best enhance the wood's finish.

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Paint or Stain Tips

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

Post caps add the finishing touch to your deck, porch, or fence project. What's more, they protect your post from nature's elements.

Close up of a pressure-treated double v and square edge posts


Deck Posts

Deck posts add a classic, decorative charm to your outdoor living space all while adding support to your deck, fence or porch.

Close up of a pressure-treated B2E baluster and square edge spindle


Balusters & Spindles

Treated balusters are used not only for safety and strength, but they also aid in creating a custom look to your railing project.

About This Product

Pressure-Treated Pine meets the highest grading standards for strength and appearance. This double treated Ground Contact lumber must be used for applications where treated lumber is difficult to maintain, repair or replace. Treated lumber is critical to the performance and safety of an entire system or construction such as deck joists, beams and ledger boards. An additional benefit of treated lumber is its defense against rot and insect infestation for its vast majority of applications. Southern yellow pine is responsibly manufactured, safe and environmentally friendly when used as directed.Treated wood is typically still wet when it's delivered to The Home Depot or job site. As it dries, you should expect slight changes in width and length. As lumber dries, it may split, cup and warp. This is more likely to occur to occur in lower-grade boards, where knots and uneven grains are already present. Each piece of lumber is unique and carries physical characteristics that may include the following: knots, warping, shrinkage, swelling and/or splitting.

Highlights

  • Made of pine
  • Ground contact treated lumber can be used in both above ground and ground contact exterior applications
  • Backed by a lifetime limited warranty against termite infestation and rot
  • 5/4 in. x 6 in. x 8 ft.
  • Must use ground contact pressure treated lumber where lumber is at risk for poor air circulation, less than 6 in. from the ground or has poor or no water drainage below the structure
  • Ground contact treated lumber should be used in tropical climates or applications likely to have prolonged contact with vegetation or leaf litter
  • Ideal for a variety of general uses including exposed structures, sill plates, decks, docks, ramps and other outdoor applications
  • Uniform thickness, density and appearance for stable and long lasting performance
  • Hot-dip galvanized fasteners are recommended
  • Individual pieces of pressure treated lumber will reference ground contact on the end tag
  • WeatherShield includes water repellant in the treatment process
  • No two pieces of lumber are the same.
  • Color, grain pattern and texture will vary as well.
  • Premium grade lumber should be used when small knots are the desired appearance for your lumber project
  • Premium grade is a high-quality lumber that has smaller and fewer knots.
  • Find everything you need to complete your decking project here
  • Note: product may vary by store
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Product Information

Internet # 206967715

Model # 253944

Store SKU # 1001754831

Specifications

Dimensions

Actual Product Length (ft.)

8 ft

Actual Product Thickness (in.)

1

Actual Product Width (in.)

5.5

Approximate Weight (lb)

18

Nominal Product Length (ft.)

8 ft

Nominal Product Length (in.)

96.0 in

Nominal Product Thickness (in.)

5/4

Nominal Product Width (in.)

6 in

Nominal Width (in.)

6 in

Details

Chemical retention (lb./cu. ft.)

.15 lb/ft3

Contact Type Allowed

Ground Contact

Features

Paintable, Pressure Treated, Stainable

Lumber Grade

Pressure Treated;Stainable;Paintable

Pressure treatment chemical

MCA - Micronized Copper Azole

Total Linear Feet Covered

8

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

Limited lifetime

Questions & Answers

22Questions
caret
Q:is this lumber god to make steps
by|Mar 26, 2024
1 Answer
Answer This Question

A:  Sandra, these boards are perfect for decks, walkways, landscaping, and other outdoor projects.

by|Mar 26, 2024
    1 found this answer helpful
    caret
    Q:How many boards in a pallet
    by|Jan 23, 2024
    1 Answer
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    A:  James, to better answer your question, please contact the HD.com customer service department at 800-430-3376. Call any day between 6 A.M. and 2 A.M. EST or call your local store. They can either answer your question or transfer you to your local store to answer your specific question.

    by|Apr 4, 2024
      2 found this answer helpful
      caret
      Q:Are you aware you are showing this product length in inches? Your title says ft, but scrolling Dow it shows in.
      by|Aug 5, 2023
      1 Answer
      Answer This Question

      A:  Specs say "96 inches" this is the same as "8 feet."

      by|Jan 12, 2024
        caret
        Q:Which Type MCA is Used A or B? There are two types of copper azole, A and B, and one contains an extra ingredient that may make it unsafe for gardening. Copper azole type A predates type B. It contains copper, tebuconazole, and Boric Acid
        by|Jun 30, 2023
        1 Answer
        Answer This Question

        A:  MPesca, The preservative includes specified ingredients of micronized copper and tebuconazole.

        by|Jun 30, 2023
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          Customer Reviews

          4.2 out of 5

          • 4.2 out of 645 reviews
          • 82% recommend this product
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          My daughter needed one board replaced on her deck. The deck must be at least 20 years old but this new board fit in nicely. It is nice to know that in today's world of shrinkflation there are some things that are still made like they always were. Well, except the treatment is no longer deadly to humans.
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          Response from UFPI RepresentativeApr 12, 2024
          Dear Home Depot Customer, Thank you for sharing your experience! If there’s anything else that we, as the manufacturer, can help you with regarding this lumber, please e-mail our customer service department at UFPRetailCS@UFPI.com, and one of our representatives will be happy to assist you.
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          Excellent product for our project. Replaced the boards on the front porch. We support Home Depot for their customer service and value.
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          Response from UFPI RepresentativeFeb 29, 2024
          Dear JB Power Wash, Thank you for your wonderful review! If there’s anything else that we can help you with, please e-mail our customer service department at UFPRetailCS@UFPI.com, and one of our representatives will be happy to assist you.
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          Very good product. After letting them dry out and acclimate for about two weeks, only 5% were unusable Home Depot took them back with no problem.
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          Response from UFPI RepresentativeJan 18, 2024
          Dear Mr2honest, Thank you for sharing your experience! If there’s anything else that we can help you with, please e-mail our customer service department at UFPRetailCS@UFPI.com, and one of our representatives will be happy to assist you.
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          Response from UFPI RepresentativeDec 5, 2023
          Dear Nash, we appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your experience! If there’s anything else that we can help you with, please e-mail our customer service department at UFPRetailCS@UFPI.com, and one of our representatives will be happy to assist you.
          • Verified Purchase
          Very Nice, Clear Pressure Treated Lumber
          This lumber was extremely nice. Generally, pressure treated lumber is full of knots and cracks but this "Premium" lumber had very few imperfections. Using this lumber for an outdoor bench restoration provided a very nice end product as the pictures will show. Paying the little extra for the "Premium" grade lumber is well worth the cost for making a quality end product.
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          Response from UFPI RepresentativeMay 10, 2022
          Ruben, thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent review. WeatherShield really appreciates your business. If there is anything else we can do for you, please e-mail our customer service department at ufpretailcs@ufpi.com.
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            Excellent quality of wood provided to complete this project. I used the boards for the top of an ...
            Excellent quality of wood provided to complete this project. I used the boards for the top of an outside cover for my lawn sprinkler pump and LP gas bottle area. I cook with gas and using the small bottles allows me to haul them in the trunk of my car for a refill. A bottle lasts 1 1/2 - 2 months.
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            • Recommended
            Once you dig through the warped and knotty stuff there was plenty of good wood
            Once you dig through the warped and knotty stuff there was plenty of good wood
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            Of the 40 deck boards I bought, I was not able to use 3 of them, do to warping, or splitting in t...
            Of the 40 deck boards I bought, I was not able to use 3 of them, do to warping, or splitting in the boards. Other than that I was very please and would buy them again.
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            There's not much you can say about a piece of pt lumber, but I do find myself buying about 8-10 o...
            There's not much you can say about a piece of pt lumber, but I do find myself buying about 8-10 of these a month year round to build mini, kid sized, picnic tables to sell as a hobby. I have found that HD always has a good quantity on hand, even through the winter when it's off season. The quality of these is much better then what I see in my 2 local big blue box stores indoor lumber yard and I haven't had any warp badly on me as pt wood can sometimes do when drying out. It's easy to find straight, uncupped and unbowed planks with very few to no knots for my tables.
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            We’re the perfect size and not easily punctured ...
            We’re the perfect size and not easily punctured
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