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Fred Hargis

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#1 posted 08-15-2017 07:03 PM

I’d use paint, but that’s just for appearance. Treated lumber will last a very long time without anything. It does need to be dry before you paint it, then prime with a good primer (preferably an oil based) and paint with a 100% acrylic exterior paint. But that’s just me…..

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