Asked by: Birama Tolanasked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd March, 2020
How long will a treated 6x6 last in the ground?
Also question is, how long do treated posts last in the ground?
The Forest Products Laboratory and other research groups have shown that treated wood stakes placed in the ground for more than 40 years remain rot-free. But young pressure-treated decks, many less than 10 years old, are being shoveled into landfills.
One may also ask, will treated wood rot in concrete? Pressure treated wood will eventually rot in concrete.not nearly as quickly as untreated, but it WILL eventually.
Simply so, how long will 4x4 post last in the ground?
If you find the RV posts I mentioned earlier, they are steel, treated and when put in concrete will last 25 years or more. It will not last long (7 yrs max) if the bottom of the post is wet. If you place stone at the base of the post, it should last 20+ yrs.
Will pressure treated wood rot if buried?
Pressure-Treated Wood Makes the Grade Pressure-treated wood in contact with the ground needs the most protection, and will rot in just a few years if you use the wrong grade. If your wood will touch the ground or be buried, you should get the highest grade you can, up to .