Most of our treated wood products are used in residential applications and strict federal regulations are in place to safeguard the consumer.
Ten percent of the timber harvested annually is used to replace deteriorated wood products. Wood-destroying organisms, such as fungi, bacteria, insects, and marine borers, cost consumers billions of dollars each year. Treating wood products with preservatives significantly increases their time in service. These materials discuss the deterioration and protection of wood along with wood preservatives.