Treated Lumber Has Some Advantages Over Regular Woods

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Is it better to use treated lumber or regular wood in your construction project? Treated lumber has many advantages. It will resist both moisture and termites. Treated lumber does have chemicals that can be dangerous to health in certain conditions, but there are oils you can coat those boards with that will make the treated lumber safe.

If you have any wood that will be in contact with Mother Nature, treated lumber is your best choice, You always want to use treated boards when wood will be touching the ground. The ground creates moisture and will rot regular lumber. Treated boards will last much longer.

When you are searching for Kansas City lumber, come to the best lumber supplier in Kansas City, Schutte Lumber at 3001 Southwest Blvd. When and if you have questions on using treated lumber versus regular lumber, a Schutte Lumber employee will be able to give you the right advice. Give us a call for any of your lumber needs: 888-470-4181.

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