Asked by: Consejo Sandritterasked in category: General Last Updated: 25th January, 2020
Can you paint CCA treated wood?
Similarly, you may ask, what happens if you paint treated wood too soon?
And it’s wrong. The truth is as soon as the wood is dry enough, it is ready to be stained. There is no waiting period for today’s pressure treated wood to let chemicals leach out. Waiting too long to stain and protect your deck means the wood loses more of its ability let the stain adhere.
Also, is it better to stain or paint pressure treated wood? Staining treated woodNot only can you stain treated wood, staining and painting pressure treated wood is actually good for your new deck. Although the treated wood doesn’t need to be protected against rot, staining it will help reduce surface cracking.
Also question is, how long should you wait before you paint pressure treated wood?
Can you use acrylic paint on pressure treated wood?
Paints need to be acrylic-based latex exterior use for CCA-treated wood, exterior or interior use for ACQ treated wood. An acrylic-based latex primer is also recommended for painting pressure–treated wood. The primer provides a set surface for painting, eliminating the need for multiple coats of paint color.