Rochester, NY Deck Contractor  //  Pressure Treated Wood Deck
About 85 percent of all decking material sold in North America is pressure treated lumber, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

Wood needs to dry before you can stain it. Most water repellents can be applied immediately to  new pressure treated wood, and some manufacturers offer a water repellent treatment as an upgrade. But manufacturers still recommend an additional level of protection. The wood preservers group suggests waiting for the lumber to dry before applying an oil based semitransparent stain to the new varieties of pressure treated lumber.

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