Six Tips and Ideas for Disposing of Old Treated Pine

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you are taking down an old fence or deck made of treated pine, there are a few different things you can do with the old wood. Wondering what's possible and what's safe? Take a look at these tips and ideas: 1. Don't burn it. Burning treated pine can be tempting. However, you need to resist the urge to make a campfire with your old wood. Unfortunately, when you burn wood that has been treated, with CCA in particular, you release arsenic into the air, adding to the toxins to the atmosphere and your immediate area.

21 September 2015