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Non Pressure Treated Pine for Small Deck?

Posted by stuntmanmike (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 23, 12 at 10:39

Hi, building a small deck off a historic home, and would ideally like to continue the wide plank pine floor look on a 50sqft deck/landing off the LR and a screen porch.

Is it crazy to use non PT pine as the flooring surface, provided I seal it? I dont like the look and chemicals that come with PT, have a baby, etc. Other option would be cedar.

Thanks.


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RE: Non Pressure Treated Pine for Small Deck?

Cedar would be a much better choice, and rot resistant. However, you must maintain any wood you use (seal) or it will rot.


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RE: Non Pressure Treated Pine for Small Deck?

Untreated pine would not last long at all.


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