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    Post Protector   6 in. x 6 in. x 42 in. Post Protector

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    • Description
      Model
      6642
      Internet/Catalog:
      203165686

      Post Protector is a slide-on barrier system protecting in-ground posts from decay by eliminating soil-to-wood or concrete-to-wood contact. Decay occurs when the following conditions exist: Moisture saturation of wood fiber, Oxygen, Temperature 40 -100 degrees Fahrenheit. These conditions enable the soil dwelling micro-organisms, to colonize the post using the wood fiber as their food source. This consumption of the wood fiber is otherwise known as decay or rot. Post Protector allows for typical post-in-ground foundations without the decay causing micro-organisms ever having access to the post. The treatment in a pressure treated post is a pesticide used in an effort to make the wood fiber an undesirable food source for these micro-organisms. The treatment is effective initially but loses its effectiveness as the chemical migrates or leaches from the post over time. Post Protector eliminates this chemical migration and keeps the treatment with the post where it belongs. Common applications are decks, pergolas, fences, pole barns, or any post-in-the-ground project. Available in 4x4, 4x6 & 6x6 in 42 in. and 60 in. lengths.

      • Simple slide-on installation
      • HDPE- material has 400 plus years of in-ground useful life
      • Light weight, flexible and strong
      • Attractive appearance-rich clay tone color with wood grain texture
      • Easily trims to desired height above grade
      • Integral uplift protection
      • Stronger, faster, and less expensive than concrete pier and steel bracket method
      • Protects post from weed eaters
      • Net opening size is 5-3/4 x 5-3/4
      • Includes (4 per post) 1/4 in. x 1-1/2 in. galvanized lags with EPDM bonded washers to attach post protector to post
      • Use attachment lags near grade level for ease of post removal/replacement
    • Specifications
      Actual post height (in.) :
      42
      Actual post thickness (in.) :
      5.75
      Actual post width (in.) :
      5.75
      Color Family :
      Brown
      Color/Finish :
      Beige
      Features :
      UV Protected
      Includes :
      Hardware
      Material :
      Composite
      Number of posts included :
      0
      Product Depth (in.) :
      6
      Product Height (in.) :
      42
      Product Weight (lb.) :
      3
      Product Width (in.) :
      6
      Recommended Fastener :
      Screws
      Returnable :
      90-Day
      Shape :
      Square
      Use :
      Any
    • Reviews
      (16)

      Ratings & Reviews

      80% of customers recommend this product
      4.2
      Out of 5:
      5
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      VALUE:
      4.2
      3.8
      Customer Images (4)
      • Great idea
      • July 31, 2012
      • Recommended Product

      Had problems at first , after contact with company all was made right. I will say they stood behind the product and were very willing to make things right. I am very happy with the products now.

      Pros Easy to Install
      • DIY

      doug

      pa
      45 to 54, Male
      3 out of 3 people found this helpful
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      By: doug
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