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Corrosion-Resistant Treatments

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Corrosion of fasteners and steel connectors (joist hangers, tie downs, etc.) can result from any contact with water - especially salt water - or caustic chemicals like fertilizer and pool chemicals, so virtually every application is subject to corrosion risks. At the top of the list of risks to non-stainless steel fasteners and connectors is the copper that's a common ingredient in treated wood. The steel starts to corrode when water in any form, even humidity, enables an "ionic exchange" between the copper and the steel. Read the full job-site tips here.

Corrosion-Resistant Treatments
Corrosion-Resistant Treatments

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