Find 2 by 6 treated lumber and other common sizes at Lowe's. Pressure treated lumber can also be painted or stained and is safe for use on playsets, pet houses or garden beds.What is pressure treated lumber?
To make pressure treated lumber, the wood is put under intense pressure and bathed in a chemical treatment. The end product is lumber that's resistant to decay, insect infestation, and mold and water damage.What kind of fasteners are recommended for pressure treated wood?
Triple-coated, hot-dipped galvanized, or stainless steel fasteners are recommended Actual size: dimensions at time of manufacture prior to pressure treatment. Product dimensions will vary depending on moisture content. If installing pressure treated wood that is still damp from pressure treatment, expect shrinkage to occur.Is treated lumber fire retardant?
Treated lumber can also include fire retardant and is a great choice for outdoor projects like decks, fences, patios and gazebos. Find building code-compliant options and get a lifetime warranty against fungal rot and termite damage.