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Old 05-07-2012, 12:50 PM   #1
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What is the difference between brown and green treated wood for an outdoor deck

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Not sure I understand your question. Are you asking what's the difference between cedar and pressure-treated lumber?

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Not sure what the difference is but in Oregon treated is brown (fir) and in Kansas it's green (pine).

I can only assume a different mix for a different regions.
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He is probably talking about the new PT lumber from HD that is brown in color instead of green.

Not much of a difference, they both are mediocre materials that are prone to drying out and warping and cracking.
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Buy good quality cedar and use a high quality stain.
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