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June 19, 2018

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Mississauga, Ontario: (Pro Pics) Twins, Kathleen & Meredith Moore, MOORE + MOORE Carpentry and Design, are experts in residential design & renovation. Whether inside or out, these two have a keen eye for delivering high quality & high style!

Good customers for 2 years now, K & M use Post Protector on all their post-foundation jobs and just sent these great pics from a current fence replacement project.

“We found Post Protector online a couple of years ago when we had decayed posts to replace for a customer. We immediately loved the idea & reached out to Ken to place our first order. Post Protectors are as simple to use as they appear, affordable, & offer obvious and dramatic longevity improvement vs. posts in direct soil or concrete contact. Post Protector even gets high marks on the ‘style’ side with the attractive earth-tone color and wood grain texture. Great product & great guy/company to do business with.”

MOORE + MOORE Carpentry and Design serves the Greater Toronto Area and can be reached through their website, www.hellomoores.com

Retain the speed, simplicity, affordability, & strength of a direct burial post foundation without the threat of soil-dwelling microorganism or insect attack. When in concrete back-fill, protect against atmospheric microorganisms at the decay prone grade line. Weed Eater proof too!
Post Protector…. the perfect complement to any in-ground post!
Decks, Pergolas, Pole Barns, Fences or any post-foundation project!

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

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June 15, 2018

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Lose the Ground Contact?

Don’t take my word for it.

Here’s what preservative manufacturers, the foremost experts in decay protection, say about adding ‘barrier’ protection as an additional layer of protection for in-ground posts:

“Barrier protection will substantially increase the lifespan of any post by protecting it from soil fungi & insect attack far more effectively than a preservative treatment alone can achieve.”

“Barrier protection prevents the invasion of wood-destroying soil fungi and termites.”

The GROUND CONTACT decay hazard is severe because of the plethora of SOIL-INHABITING, WOOD-ROTTING Microorganisms & insects.

Post Protector provides a physical “barrier” separating the post from Soil and all the Decay Hazards that lie within.

That said & no surprise, a recent scientific study shows that ‘barrier’ protection increases post longevity performance by 250%+.

Post Protector…. the perfect complement to a pressure treated post!

Decks, Pergolas, Pole Barns, Fences or any post-foundation project!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

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June 15, 2018

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Just Lose the Ground Contact?

Don’t take my word for it… or even Master Po’s for that matter.

Here’s what preservative manufacturers, the foremost experts in decay protection, say about adding ‘barrier’ protection as an additional layer of protection for in-ground posts:

“Barrier protection will substantially increase the lifespan of any post by protecting it from soil fungi & insect attack far more effectively than a preservative treatment alone can achieve.”

“Barrier protection prevents the invasion of wood-destroying soil fungi and termites.”

The GROUND CONTACT decay hazard is severe because of the plethora of SOIL-INHABITING, WOOD-ROTTING Microorganisms & insects.

Post Protector provides a physical “barrier” separating the post from Soil and all the Decay Hazards that lie within.

That said & no surprise, a recent scientific study shows that ‘barrier’ protection increases post longevity performance by 250%+.

Post Protector…. the perfect complement to a pressure treated post!

Decks, Pergolas, Pole Barns, Fences or any post-foundation project!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

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June 14, 2018

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Marshall County, AL: Obviously enthusiastic customer & homeowner, KP, took the time to share these pics as his 320′, (40) 4×4 post, Pro installed fence project is under way.

“We know that when putting wood in the ground you run the risk of decay & insect infestation. Also, wood posts don’t do well with weekly string-trimming. So, in an effort to protect our investment, I did some research and found the perfect solution, Post Protector. This simple, affordable product satisfied all of our concerns and my wife also appreciated their attractive appearance. My builder said he had recently heard of Post Protector but had yet to use them…. now that he has, he likes them as much as we do! Great product!

Post Protector…. because EVERYONE knows that wood in ‘Ground-Contact’ is NOT the optimum environment for longevity!

Retain the speed, simplicity, affordability, & strength of a direct burial post foundation without the threat of soil-dwelling microorganism or insect attack.

Decks, Pergolas, Pole Barns, Fences or any post-foundation project!

Questions? 

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

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May 31, 2018

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Saginaw County, MI:  Eagle Scout Project – Builder by trade & proud father, RB, was enlisted by his Eagle Scout son to construct this handsome Band Director Stand. Positioned adjacent to the practice field, the stand will provide the perfect vantage point for the Band Direct to observe & instruct, further honing the skills of the school’s already outstanding marching band.

“As a builder of custom homes, I’m well aware that ground-contact posts can fail. Not wanting to invest all the time & money in concrete ‘pier & bracket’ foundations to eliminate ground-contact, I decided to search for an alternative. I found a few options but it was Post Protector that made sense to me and, clearly, the most complete system. It isolates & protects the post from ground contact, easy installation, uplift protection, weed eater protection, & an attractive appearance, to name a few. Their customer service was outstanding, too. I called on Thursday afternoon with posts needing to be set on Saturday. Somehow, they pulled it off as the Post Protectors were delivered Friday afternoon! Excellent product & service!”

Some famous Eagles:

Bill Bradley

Neil Armstrong

Michael Bloomberg

Gerald Ford

H. Ross Perot

Steven Spielberg

 

LOSE the GROUND CONTACT

877-WON’T ROT

www.postprotector.com

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May 29, 2018

Donald Berg Cold Spring Barn with Post Protector and Skirt Board ProtectorDonald Berg Cold Spring Barn with Post Protector

Boone County, KY: yet another enthusiastic customer & DIY guy, BD, was kind enough to share pics as his high-style, workshop/man-cave barn build is taking shape.

“I had reluctantly decided on a ‘continuous foundation’ knowing that a ‘wood foundation in ground contact’ creates a legitimate decay threat. When communicating this foundation conundrum to my material supplier, he said “Why not just use Post Protector / Skirt-Board Protector? Post Protector’s foundation protection system will give you the best of both methods. Addressing the decay concern by eliminating all ground contact like the ‘continuous foundation’ while enjoying the simplicity, affordability of the traditional wood foundation.” I was an immediate believer and the decision to utilize these simple products with BIG benefits was an easy one.”

Post Protector…. because EVERYONE knows that wood in ‘Ground-Contact’ is NOT the optimum environment for longevity!

Retain the speed, simplicity, affordability, & strength of a direct burial post foundation without the threat of soil-dwelling microorganism or insect attack.

Pole Barns, Pergolas, Decks, Fences or any post-foundation project!

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

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Tag With : 4x4 post, 4x4 pressure treated post, 6x6 post, 6x6 pressure treated post, cedar fence post, decay fungi, decay protection, deck, deck post installation, direct soil contact, fence post, fence post installation, fences, no ground contact, pergolas, permanent post, permanent post foundation, pole barn post, pole barn post installation, pole building, post, post foundation project, post frame, post frame building, post protector, post protector for 4x4, post protector for 6x6, post protector for deck, post protector for fence, post protector for pole barn, post sleeve, pressure treated post, pressure treated wood, rot protection, stop post decay, stop post rot, wood foundation, wood post, wood post foundation,

May 25, 2018

Post Protector Complete Post Frame Foundation Decay Protection

Cecil County, MD: More Post Protector ‘goodness’ supplied by the Post Frame experts at Delmarva Pole Buildings, Wyoming, DE.

This ‘suitable for framing’ pic is a fine example of how Post Protector, in tandem with Skirt-Board Protector, embodies simplicity, sensibility, & style, while providing MAXIMUM post frame foundation longevity protection.

The folks at Delmarva Pole Buildings don’t use the ‘quality’ term loosely and when they identify an improvement, they embrace it!

“We understand that, with any construction method, ‘quality’ starts with the foundation. The Delmarva Pole Building ‘Post Frame Foundation Protection Package,’ consisting of Post Protector & Skirt-Board Protector, eliminates all soil-to-wood contact and ensures our customers’ investment is protected. Our ‘Foundation Protection Package’ represents a dramatic foundation longevity improvement and we believe it’s our responsibility to provide it to our customers.”

Traditional post frame technique… NO soil-to-wood contact.

Who could ask for anything more?

Post Protector…. the perfect complement to a pressure treated post/skirt-board!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

Delmarva Pole Buildings – Wyoming, DE  Pole Buildings & Supplies  www.ilovepolebuildings.com  or 866-734-4811

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May 25, 2018

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Chester County, PA: Yet another ‘start’ for the ‘backyard beautification’ experts at First State Building & Design of Stanton, DE . Some of this 800 sq.ft, 2-tier deck project’s notable highlights… a pergola, kitchen, bar, and, of course, a Post Protector foundation!

We pressure treat wood posts with a ‘Maximum Retention’ chemical preservative to protect against the SEVERE Decay Hazards posed by GROUND CONTACT.

So the indisputable action to MAXIMIZE longevity… LOSE the GROUND CONTACT!

And we’re talking ‘Lose the Ground Contact’ with a ‘no-heroics’ approach… Retain the Speed, Simplicity, Affordability, & Strength of a direct burial post foundation while separating the post from Soil and all the Severe Decay Hazards that lie within.

Post Protector…. the perfect complement to a pressure treated post!

Decks, Pergolas, Pole Barns, Fences or any post-foundation project!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com 

Pro Pics by FSBD serving Delaware and Delaware & Chester Co, PA  www.fsbd.co or call Joe Oakes, 302-898-5183 / 302-803-5082

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May 22, 2018

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Loudon County, TN: Yet another enthusiastic DIY customer, TG, sent this pretty pic of his project in progress. When completed, this 30′ x 40′ x 11′ will long serve as an equipment storage shed as it features a foundation consisting of 3 ply 2″ x 6″ nail-lam posts with Post Protector.

“My family has always used pole barns but I’ve always said that there is one ‘weak link’ in this construction method, the wood-foundation in ground-contact. So when planning this barn, I decided to check around to see if there was a solution. As soon as I found Post Protector I knew I would use them. Their products address my foundation longevity concerns without giving up the simplicity and affordability that make pole barns so attractive.”

Post Protector…. because EVERYONE knows that wood in ‘Ground-Contact’ is NOT the optimum environment for longevity!

Retain the speed, simplicity, affordability, & strength of a direct burial post foundation without the threat of microorganism or insect attack.

Decks, Pergolas, Pole Barns, Fences or any post-foundation project!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

Filed Under :Wood Post Foundation
Tag With : 4x4 post, 4x4 pressure treated post, 6x6 post, 6x6 pressure treated post, cedar fence post, decay fungi, decay protection, deck, deck post installation, direct soil contact, fence post, fence post installation, fences, no ground contact, pergolas, permanent post, permanent post foundation, pole barn post, pole barn post installation, pole building, post, post foundation project, post frame, post frame building, post protector, post sleeve, pressure treated post, pressure treated wood, rot protection, stop post decay, stop post rot, wood foundation, wood post, wood post foundation,

May 21, 2018

Post Protector 6x6 with no ground contactPost Protector deck postsPost Protector deck post decay protection

LOSE the Ground Contact?

Don’t take my word for it… here’s what chemical preservative manufacturers have to say:

“Barrier protection will substantially increase the lifespan of any post by protecting it from soil fungi & insect attack far more effectively than a preservative treatment alone can achieve.”

“Barrier protection prevents the invasion of wood-destroying soil fungi and termites.”

The GROUND CONTACT decay hazard is severe because,

#1. SOIL retains moisture for long periods of time

#2. This creates conditions favorable for the plethora of SOIL-INHABITING, WOOD-ROTTING Microorganisms

#3. SOIL also harbors aggressive preservative depletion organisms.” ACS Technical Symposium

Post Protector provides a physical “barrier” separating the post from Soil and all the Decay Hazards that lie within.

That said & no surprise, a recent scientific study shows that ‘barrier’ protection increases post longevity performance by 250%+.

Pro Pics by FSBD serving Delaware and Delaware & Chester Co, PA http://www.fsbd.co/ or call Joe Oakes, 302-898-5183 / 302-803-5082 Post

Protector…. the perfect complement to a pressure treated post!

Decks, Pergolas, Pole Barns, Fences or any post-foundation project!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

Filed Under :Wood Post Foundation
Tag With : 4x4 post, 4x4 pressure treated post, 6x6 post, 6x6 pressure treated post, cedar fence post, decay fungi, decay protection, deck, deck post installation, direct soil contact, fence post, fence post installation, fences, no ground contact, pergolas, permanent post, permanent post foundation, pole barn post, pole barn post installation, pole building, post, post foundation project, post frame, post frame building, post protector, post sleeve, pressure treated post, pressure treated wood, rot protection, stop post decay, stop post rot, wood foundation, wood post, wood post foundation,

May 9, 2018

Post Protector In Ground Decay Protection Post Sleeve

Post Protector’s ‘barrier’ protection is well known as an affordable way to improve in-ground post longevity performance by 250%+ …. and if that’s not enough… this graphic highlights a handful of some lesser known features/benefits that are surely worth noting.

Post Protector…. the perfect complement to a pressure treated post!

Retain the speed, simplicity, affordability, & strength of a direct burial post foundation without the threat of microorganism attack (decay).

Decks, Pergolas, Pole Barns, Fences, Mailbox posts or any post-foundation project!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

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Tag With : 4x4 post, 4x4 pressure treated post, 6x6 post, 6x6 pressure treated post, cedar fence post, decay fungi, decay protection, deck, deck post installation, direct soil contact, fence post, fence post installation, fences, pergolas, permanent post, permanent post foundation, pole barn post, pole barn post installation, pole building, post, post foundation project, post frame, post frame building, post protector, post sleeve, pressure treated post, pressure treated wood, rot protection, stop post decay, stop post rot, wood foundation, wood post, wood post foundation,

May 2, 2018

Post Protector 3 ply 2x6 Laminated OTP postsPost Protector 3 ply 2x6 Laminated posts IIPost Protector 3 ply 2x6 Laminated posts

 

Western PA: Yet another PA car guy, enthusiastic customer & recent retiree, DH, sent this beautiful pic of his new 32x40x12 ‘toy shed’ taking shape.

DH has been planning this retirement gift to himself for about a year. He wanted a detached building/shop to provide much needed ‘elbow room’ for a quad, Harley, and his precious ’67 Corvette 427/Manual Coupe in 974 Rally Red!

“This is my first pole barn and had a year to do my research. I saw Post Protector & Skirt-Board Protector as an obvious foundation improvement because it’s common knowledge, and I know first-hand, that wood in soil contact leads to decay or insect infestation. Adding these low cost & easy to use foundation protection products made 100% sense to me and the decision to use them was a no-brainer.”

“Barrier protection increases longevity performance by 250%+”

Retain the speed, simplicity, strength & affordability of a direct-burial post-foundation without decay-causing GROUND CONTACT!

A MUCH better approach for Pole Barns, Decks, Fences, Pergolas, Mailbox posts or any post foundation project!

Got Questions?

877- WON’T-ROT (966-8768)               www.postprotector.com

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Tag With : 4x4 post, 4x4 pressure treated post, 6x6 post, 6x6 pressure treated post, cedar fence post, decay fungi, decay protection, deck, deck post installation, direct soil contact, fence post, fence post installation, fences, pergolas, permanent post, permanent post foundation, pole barn post, pole barn post installation, pole building, post, post foundation project, post frame, post frame building, post protector, post sleeve, pressure treated post, pressure treated wood, rot protection, stop post decay, stop post rot, wood foundation, wood post, wood post foundation,

April 30, 2018

Post Protector Laminated Post Pole Barn for Model Ts IIPost Protector Laminated Post Protection Pole BarnPost Protector Laminated Post Rot Protection Pole BarnPost Protector Laminated Post Decay Protection Pole Barn

BW of Eastern PA: “Conceived by Henry Ford as practical, affordable, transportation for the common man, the Model T quickly became prized for its low cost, sensibility, and ease of maintenance.”

BW called & was investigating the use of ‘post frame’ for a new building to store his 1914 & ’21 Model T Touring cars.

During our conversation, I strongly suggested the use of the ‘post-frame’ method and likened it to the Model Ts he was so passionate about.

A week later, BW called:

“Like the Model T, pole barns are ‘smart’ in every way EXCEPT for the wood foundation in soil contact. I’ve chosen ‘post frame’ because of your foundation protection products. Skirt-Board & Post Protector deliver a ‘high performance’ foundation & do it in a way that shares some of the very same attributes that made both the Model T & Pole Barn so attractive; Practicality, Affordability, & Sensibility. Not sure why you’d build without them.”

Nice!

BW certainly loves practicality, affordability, & sensibility but as mentioned, he appreciates ‘high performance,’ too!

The Model T stablemates… (2) BMW M cars, a Z3 & E46!

Nice!

Post Protector: Lose the ground-contact…. Gain 250%+ in longevity performance!

ANY post foundation project!

877- WON’T-ROT (966-8768)     www.postprotector.com

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April 27, 2018

FOUNDATION COMPARISON Post Protector, Pier and Bracket, Continuous

 

Peoria County, IL: Post Protector customer, J. Ray, wanted a foundation for his 30’x40′, post frame, starter home to be Void of Soil-Contact. So these are the (3) foundation options he received from his builder. Each options’ intent is to eliminate soil-to-wood contact. No need to look at very expensive / complicated methods to accomplish this. Post Protector is obviously the simplest, most affordable, and strongest way to get the job done!

We are all attracted to post frame construction for the simplicity, speed, design flexibility, and, most importantly, the impressive Value.

But there’s one very important component, the direct-burial, post-foundation, that has curiously avoided significant improvement despite the fact that this construction type has grown to become far more sophisticated & improvements made in all other areas.

Post foundation improvement is especially important as a direct soil-to-post foundation was never the best scenario & we’ve seen the chemical preservatives become more environmentally friendly but decay-fighting performance has suffered.

Post Protector provides simple, slide-on “barrier” protection to exclude soil-to-post contact & by isolating the post, decay-fungi & insects have no access. Moreover, chemical preservatives are confined to the post.

Lastly, it’s foundation/investment protection post frame consumers want at a justifiable price point!

With Post Protector… Exclude Soil-to-Post Contact… Preserve ‘Post Frame’ Simplicity, Speed, & Value!

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) www.postprotector.com

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April 23, 2018

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Orange County, CA: Eagle Scout Service Project – Proud father, EH, and his obviously on-the-ball, Eagle Scout son were kind enough to share pics of his recently completed community service project.

The Eagle Scout service project is to demonstrate and develop leadership skills. Related to this are important lessons in project management and taking responsibility for a significant accomplishment.

He decided to build owls nests in 3 locations, featuring a twin 4″ x 4″ post foundation with a hinged center post for easy nest maintenance.

So he and his DIY dad did their due diligence to establish the best plan / materials to complete the job to the highest level of quality.

Needless to say, we were proud to be a part of his project & accomplishment.

“We wanted to be sure the the nests would stand the test of time and that starts with a solid foundation. Post Protector was simple way for us to make that happen. The product was easy to use, worked as perfectly as we thought it would, & will obviously make our foundation posts last.”

Good stuff!

Post Protector…. the PERFECT complement to an in-ground pressure treated or cedar post.

Questions? 877-WON’T ROT (966-8768) or www.postprotector.com

Filed Under :Wood Post Foundation
Tag With : 4x4 post, 4x4 pressure treated post, 6x6 post, 6x6 pressure treated post, cedar fence post, decay fungi, decay protection, deck, deck post installation, direct soil contact, fence post, fence post installation, fences, pergolas, permanent post, permanent post foundation, pole barn post, pole barn post installation, pole building, post, post foundation project, post frame, post frame building, post protector, post sleeve, pressure treated post, pressure treated wood, rot protection, stop post decay, stop post rot, wood foundation, wood post,

April 20, 2018

Post Protector and Grade Guard Installed on 6x6 pressure treated postsPost Protector 30 inch Grade Guard Post Decay Protection DeckPost Protector 30 inch Grade Guard Post Decay Protection Pole BarnPost Protector 30 inch Grade Guard Post Decay Protection Cedar FencePost Protector and Grade Guard In-Ground Post Installation

I’ve noticed that everyone taking on a project, whether Pro or DIY, has their own building techniques and every project seems to require a unique approach.

To accommodate all this individuality, Post Protector offers (2) different products to eliminate ground contact and provide maximum post longevity performance.

Our original, and most popular, 60″ & 42″ ‘Post Protector’ provide a ‘physical barrier’ that encapsulates the entire post, has an integral post uplift protection feature & come with uplift protection hardware, minimizes chemical leaching, & provides weed-eater protection.

We also offer the 30″ ‘Grade Guard’ that takes an even simpler approach. Regardless of post embedment depth, be it 6′ on a pole barn project or 2 1/2′ on the a fence project, it’s positioned so 4″- 6″ is above grade/finished floor grade. Providing a ‘physical barrier’ that targets the most decay prone region of the post and provides weed-eater protection.

The good news, both are super effective & affordable, ridiculously simple-to-install, & beyond sensible.

Post Protector & Grade Guard… perfectly complement pressure treated or cedar posts.

Clearly, a MUCH better way to approach a deck, fence, pole barn, or ANY post-foundation project!

877- WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

Filed Under :Wood Post Foundation
Tag With : 4x4 post, 4x4 pressure treated post, 6x6 post, 6x6 pressure treated post, cedar fence post, decay fungi, decay protection, deck, deck post, deck post installation, direct soil contact, fence post, fence post installation, fences, Grade Guard, mailbox post, mailbox post decay, mailbox post installation, pergolas, permanent post, permanent post foundation, pole barn post, pole barn post installation, pole building, post, post foundation project, post frame, post frame building, post protector, post sleeve, pressure treated post, pressure treated wood, rot protection, skirt board protector, soil fungi, stop post decay, stop post rot, wood foundation, wood post,

April 19, 2018

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So why add Post Protector to eliminate Ground/Soil-to-Wood contact? Here’s one ‘pretty good’ reason:

“All treated poles eventually lose resistance to decay and insect infestation. Decay of treated poles is a gradual deterioration caused by Soil-Dwelling Fungi and other low forms of plant life. Damage by Soil-Dwelling Insect attack (termites, ants and wood borers) is considered jointly with decay because preservative treatment of wood is designed to resist both soil-fungi and insect attack.” (US Department of Agriculture)

Post Protector simply provides a physical “barrier” separating the post from soil and all the decay/degradation hazards it harbors.

Pole Barns, Decks, Fences, Pergolas or any post-foundation project!

Post Protector…. the perfect complement to a pressure-treated post!

Question?      

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April 16, 2018

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Because the decay hazards are severe, wood in GROUND CONTACT requires MAXIMUM chemical preservative retention.

That said, it probably makes good sense to LOSE the whole ‘GROUND CONTACT’ thing!

 “Barrier protection will substantially increase the lifespan of any pole by protecting it from fungal & insect attack far more effectively than a preservative treatment alone can achieve while preventing preservatives from leaching into the environment.”
 
“Barrier protection increases longevity performance by 250%+”
 
Post Protector… the PERFECT complement to a pressure-treated post!
 
Retain the speed, simplicity, strength & affordability of a direct-burial post-foundation without decay-causing GROUND CONTACT!
 
A MUCH better approach for Pole Barns, Decks, Fences, Pergolas, Mailbox posts or any post foundation project!
 
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April 12, 2018

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Newark, DE: Pro Pics – First State Building & Design (FSBD) specializes in high quality, custom decks, pergolas, pool houses, outdoor kitchens, & all that is backyard beautification.

Post Protector is featured on all their post-foundations, providing a physical “barrier” separating the post from Soil and all the Decay Hazards that lie within.

“We made the switch from ‘pier & bracket’ 3 years ago and believe it to be a smarter approach for us & our customers. The ‘pier & bracket’ is a foundation method used to eliminate soil-to-post contact. The Post Protector foundation method completes that same task with a cost savings of $250 per post! In addition, we like the level of structural integrity achieved with our posts embedded 3 feet in the ground. When setting posts, many of our customers have commented that Post Protector is a “clever” or “innovative” product and we see how it quickly satisfies their post longevity concerns. Great product with great customer service.”

FSBD serves Delaware and Delaware & Chester Co, PA http://www.fsbd.co/ or call Joe Oakes, 302-898-5183 / 302-803-5082

Post Protector… the perfect complement to a pressure treated post!

Decks, Pergolas, Fences, Pole Barns, or any post-foundation project!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768) *** www.postprotector.com

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April 10, 2018

Post Protector In-Ground Post Installation

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These cross-sections show typical installation detail for ‘outdoor’ post applications such as decks, fences, pergolas, mailbox posts to name a few.

The first image represents our 42″ Post Protector and the second, our 30″ Grade Guard product.

Here’s what chemical preservative manufacturers have to say about adding ‘barrier’ protection to work with their preservative:

“Barrier protection will substantially increase the lifespan of any pole by protecting it from fungal & insect attack far more effectively than a preservative treatment alone can achieve while preventing preservatives from leaching into the environment.”

“Barrier systems prevent the invasion of wood-destroying fungi and termites which typically occurs as the preservative migrates from the wood leaving it vulnerable to attack.”

Here’s what Wood Scientists’ studies show:

#1 Oregon State University 

‘Barrier’ Protectors were placed on both treated and untreated wood in-soil contact.

NO attempt was made to keep water from entering the upper open end of the Protectors.

The ‘barrier’ Protectors effectively prevented any fungal attack, even on the untreated stakes, by acting as an additional layer of protection against soil dwelling fungi.

In comparison, the unprotected stakes showed evidence of attack.”

#2 Dr. Albin Baecker 

“Pole failure can be prevented if soil fungi are excluded from post contact.

Field trials proved that ‘barrier’ protection prevented access of decay fungi to poles.

Preservatives are designed to prevent decay of in-service poles, but treated poles may fail prematurely through insect and fungal attack.

The ‘barrier’ protector is a biotechnological device that prevents insect and fungal attack, while simultaneously acting as an environmental barrier, which confines the preservative to the pole.”

Post Protectors are available in popular solid and laminated post sizes.

Also, commonly used for pole barn post protection as well.

Post Protector is available for on-line purchase through Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Amazon.

Please feel free to call to discuss your project and specific Post Protector / Grade Guard installation recommendations.

877-WON’T ROT (966-8768)

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April 10, 2018

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YANA Typical OD 816x800

Not yet understanding the importance/benefits of eliminating “Ground-Contact” to maximize post longevity performance? This might help…

“GROUND CONTACT poses one of the highest decay hazards. The decay hazard is severe because, #1. SOIL retains moisture for long periods of time #2. This creates conditions favorable for the plethora of SOIL-INHABITING, WOOD-ROTTING Microorganisms #3. SOIL also harbors aggressive preservative depletion organisms.” ACS Technical Symposium

Post Protector, simply & affordably, provides a physical “barrier” separating the post from Soil and all the Decay Hazards that lie within.

That said & no surprise, a recent scientific study shows that “barrier” protection increases post longevity performance by 250%.

Pro ‘Deck Rebuild’ Pics provided by & a ‘thank you’ to:
Johnathan McLaughlin, JLM Enterprises, Klingerstown, PA  570-401-9065

Pole Barns, Decks, Fences, Pergolas or any post-foundation project!

Post Protector…. the perfect complement to a pressure-treated post!

Questions?

877- WON’T-ROT (966-8768) **** www.postprotector.com

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April 9, 2018

Cedar Fence Post Decay

Cape Cod, MA: Lumber Industry Pro Pics. MM, importer & wholesale distributor of specialty wood products, discovered his 10 year old white cedar fence posts had fallen victim to decay.

He knew that replacing the posts using the same approach, would likely give him the same result.

So he decided on western red cedar replacement posts but this time, the posts would be void of decay-causing, soil-to-post contact, courtesy of Post Protector.

“When faced with this repair project, I remembered a product that caught my eye on Facebook, Post Protector. I knew that eliminating direct soil-to-post contact would maximize longevity performance. My fencing contractor agreed and also appreciated the easy installation & the string-trimmer protection that Post Protector provides.”

Retain the Simplicity, Speed, Strength, & Value of traditional Post-Foundation construction while eliminating the decay-causing, soil-to-wood contact!

“Decay is prevented if SOIL-FUNGI (not moisture) are excluded from post contact.”
Dr. Albin Baecker, Wood Scientist

Pole Barn, Deck, Fence, Pergola, Mailbox posts or any post-foundation project!

Questions?

877 WON’T-ROT (966-8768)    www.postprotector.com

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April 8, 2018

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Okmulgee County, OK: EC of Winsett Barn Co. sent pics as construction is well under way on this 60′ x 225′ x 18′ warehouse.

The (111), 5′ OC, 6″ x 6″ foundation posts are prudently protected by Post Protector.

“Our customer was originally drawn to the attractive ‘price per square foot’ of post frame but having posts in ground-contact, and the longevity concerns associated with that, gave him pause. We easily extinguished his concern by introducing Post Protector. We explained that Post Protector will allow for in-ground installation void of decay causing ground-contact while, preserving the attractive value of post frame construction.”

Brilliant!

Post Protector…. the perfect complement to a pressure treated post!

Pole Barns, Decks, Fences, Pergolas, or any post-foundation project!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768)                  www.postprotector.com

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April 7, 2018

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Berks County, PA: Homeowner & DIY Guy, JC, happened to be looking out the window as a strong wind gust took out his decay ravaged mailbox post.

His home was built in 2005 making the post’s service life a little over 12 years. He sensibly replaced the post using Post Protector & was kind enough to send these pics.

“Decay is prevented if SOIL-FUNGI (not moisture) are excluded from post contact.” 
Dr. Albin Baecker, Wood Scientist

Retain the Simplicity, Speed, Strength, & Value of traditional Post-Foundation construction while eliminating the decay-causing, soil-to-wood contact!

Applications include Mailbox Posts, Pole Buildings, Decks, Fences, Pergolas, or any post-foundation project!

Weed-Eater proof, too!

Questions?

877-WON’T-ROT (966-8768)       www.postprotector.com

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April 6, 2018

PP SBP

EVERYONE knows that “There’s Always Room for Improvement” & that it’s best to “Work Smarter, Not Harder,” right?

We can also agree that pressure-treated wood is good but, there’s no denying, it’s longevity performance is oh so MUCH BETTER when NOT in direct GROUND-CONTACT.

That said, Post Protector & Skirt-Board Protector represent the obvious ‘Next-Gen’ foundation system for this Value/Quality driven construction method.

The “Improvement” piece: NO decay-provoking Ground-Contact or Chemical Leaching!

The “Smarter” piece: NO decay-provoking Ground-Contact or Chemical Leaching achieved Simply & Affordably!

Most importantly & no surprise, the overwhelming majority of CONSUMERS investing in post frame, want this prudent foundation protection when given the option!

Wouldn’t you?

Questions?         

877- WON’T-ROT (966-8768)      www.postprotector.com

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April 5, 2018

Rural Builder Mag Pic

Everybody knows that a wood-foundation in direct soil-contact is not the most favorable environment for maximum longevity.

The good news…we have an oh-so sensible solution!

Post Protector and Skirt-Board Protector.

Retain the simplicity, speed, strength, and VALUE of traditional pole building construction while eliminating all decay-causing soil-to-wood contact.

Brilliant!

Applications for not only pole buildings, but decks, fences, pergolas, or any post-foundation project.

Pro-pic provided by the post frame experts at Delmarva Pole Buildings, Pole Building and Material Packages. Contact them directly by phone at (302) 698-3636 or on their website at www.ilovepolebuildings.com.

Questions? Contact Post Protector directly at (877)-WONT-ROT (966-8768) or visit www.postprotector.com.

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