Treated timbers - use them correctly!

A treated pine frame with termites throughout.


Treated timbers are a great way of preventing damage to timbers in service, however, not all treatments are created equal. 

Here is a picture of a piece of treated pine frame that was infested with termites in less than 18 months. The problem? It was in constant contact with moist soil, this timber was not designed to withstand this kind of environment.