Pressure Treated Wood For Outdoor Furniture: Brief Overview
Pressure Treated Wood For Outdoor FurniturePressure treating is a process that resists the wood from termites, fungal decay, and microorganisms. When the pressure treating process occurs, wood preservatives are imposed extremely deep inside the wood. This process only consists of water. During the process of pressure treating the wood may shrink or twist. Pressure treated wood can last for up to 20 years. There are two types of chemicals namely Micronized Copper Azole (MCA) and Alkaline Copper Quaternary (ACQ) that are used to treat the wood.
Is It Better To Paint Or Stain Pressure Treated Wood?
As the pressure treated wood does not need any protection from the termites, rots, etc but painting the pressure treated wood can reduce surface cracking.