Treated lumber is recommended for many outdoor projects, such as decks, patios, and fences, to prevent natural decay and destruction over time. But in 2003, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency banned a common wood preservative, chromated copper arsenate or CCA, from residential use due to health risks. So with a number of new wood preservatives on the market, how do you know which treated lumber is best for your project?
Look at the product’s sticker for the following information:
Consult the association’s helpful guide for homeowners to learn more about the different types of approved wood preservatives and their uses.
For those eager to get started in plotting and planning their garden this year,
New alder products available February 2018
Schutte Lumber Company is proud to announce the addition of a new product line