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ATLRICK 04-09-2009 07:26 AM

Pine Fence
I am putting up a new 6ft pressure treated pine privace fence around my property. The fence company advised me to seal the fence after installation. When I went to Lowes the other day to get a recommended sealant, the guy told me since the wood was pressure treated, i would not need to seal it??!! What's the story? Do i need to seal a pressure treated pine fence or no? Any advice is appreciated.

Blondesense 04-09-2009 11:09 AM

Don't know much about wood fences, but my advice is to not rely on the salespeople at Lowe's.

This is not to knock Lowe's, I shop there all the time, but I don't rely on them for much more information than directing me to the correct Aisle. Some may know what they are talking about but few are experts.


curapa 04-10-2009 04:55 PM

Yes, you do need to seal the fence. The guys at Lowe's and Home Depot are idiots.

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