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Post Protector 12 pc. 4 in. x 4 in. x 42 in. In-Ground Post Decay Protection, 4442C12

SKU: 150998099
Post Protector 12 pc. 4 in. x 4 in. x 42 in. In-Ground Post Decay Protection, 4442C12
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For 18 years, Post Protector has provided simple, slide-on 'barrier' protection for in-ground posts. It works in conjunction with the chemical preservative as an important additional layer of protection against soil-dwelling & atmospheric decay fungi & insect infestation. It's first important to understand decay. Many believe that moisture CAUSES decay. Moisture is not the cause of decay but is one of (3) conditions needed for decay to occur. The conditions: (1) Moisture, (2) Oxygen & (3) Suitable temperature. These conditions enable the soil-dwelling or atmospheric decay fungi, as well as termites & other subterranean insects, to feed on the wood fiber. So the Decay/Degradation of ground-contact wood is not CAUSED by moisture but by the action of wood destroying organisms feeding on the wood. The 'chemical preservatives' protection strategy is to 'poison' the wood fiber, rendering it an unsuitable food source for the wood destroying organisms. The downside to that approach is that all chemical preservatives eventually lose resistance to decay and insect infestation. Post Protector becomes the perfect complement to the pressure treated (or cedar) post by simply providing a physical "barrier" isolating the post so the wood-destroying organisms have NO access to the post.

  • Simple slide-on installation
  • Perfect for both Pro & DIY
  • Speed, affordability, strength of a direct burial post while, wood destroying organism have no post access
  • HDPE lightweight, flexible and strong; 449 years of in-ground service life

Specification Description
Material: High-density Polyethylene
Product Width: 15 in.
Package Quantity: 12
Warranty: 30 day manufacturer defect
Product Height: 42 in.
Additional Item(s) Included: None
Special Feature(s): Easy to install, built-in water seepage, protects posts
Type: In-ground post protector
Compatibility: Wooden posts
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Contact Type Allowed: Ground Contact
Shape: Rectangular
Product Length: 20 in.
Application/Use: Protecting fences post from ground-contact decay
Part Number: 4442C12
Finish: None
Brand: Post Protector
Fencing Type: Fencepost protector
Fastener Type: Screw
Tensile Strength: N/A
Product Weight: 26 lb.
Animal Compatibility: N/A
Manufacturer Part Number 4442C12
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