I live in Phoenix, Arizona. In our climate would it be a good idea to have
split rail wood cedar fence posts mounted in concrete for more stability?
Would the cedar fence post have to be wrapped with black electrical tape to
prevent any damage from the concrete?
Jeff Mattison :)
cedar will not hurt the concrete nor will the concrete hurt the cedar.
I highly suggest that you put 2 coats of sealer/paint on your project and
then assemble, then paint final coat.
I did that on my gate project some 9 years ago. Still looks as good today.
Cedar will split in time if not protected. I have lived in PHX for 35 years,
there aint nothing that hold up to the sun except steel and concrete. And in
some situations even they have to be painted or protected.
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