pressure treated posts in concrete

Fence Posts | Concrete Wood Fence Posts | Travis Perkins

A high quality rebated frame with mortise and tenon joints gives the panel strength and longevity. This 1.50m height version can be used with a gravel board to attain a full 1.80m height or used where a lower level boundary screen is required. Pressure Treated to give a 15 year Anti-Rot guarantee. The panels can also be used without gravel.【Get Price】

Wood post in concrete — BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

We dig a hole 2' deep and 3 or 4 times as wide as the post then drop some gravel in the bottom then stand the post on that and pour in dry concrete mix to soil level. Add water and one of us mixes it up with a garden fork while the other uses two spirit levels to make sur ethe post sets vertical. We use quick setting concrete mix.【Get Price】

Question about concrete around a treated post

First the post will absorb all the moisture out of the concrete. Second the wood will overtime take what is called a compression set and cause a crack which will let all the bad things happen to wood that makes it rot quickly. Posts should be held above the ground and above the concrete with brackets or saddles.【Get Price】

How Long Will Pressure Treated Wood Last In Concrete?

The pressure-treated wood when placed vertically in the concrete base can last for 5 to 10 years depending on different factors. Will the pressure-treated wood rot? The pressure treated woods are treated with a solution of arsenic chromium and copper. Hence many people think that they don’t rot at all.【Get Price】

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