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Re: GBlist: Dangers of CCA Pressure Treated Wood
>Trex has been mentioned. It is a product which has a solid cross-section
>like a board. In the latest Journal of light Construction, I see an ad for a
>product called TimberTech which has a T&G profile and a much reduced
>cross-section - its section has a top and three vertical pieces which hang
>down. If it has reasonable span capabilites, it would be worth checking
>much less material. Web site (I haven't been there) www.TimberTech.com.
We have a sample here. Seems interesting. Trouble is, it's made from
And someone made this comment about Trex:
>2 - There's probably no way to ever get rid of the stuff.
Mobil used to claim that they would take back any extra or waste product
and re-extrude it into new Trex. I don't know if Trex LLC still makes
that claim, or who would pay the shipping costs.
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