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cazsr
Covering Cracks in PT Posts

Our porch was built 5 years ago and is held up by 6x6 PT posts. We added a stamped concrete patio underneath 3 years ago. The posts have checked leaving cracks, which I stained two years ago. Now the PT treatment and pine tar have started bleeding through. Is there anything or combination that can fill the cracks that is flexible enough to stay put and cover the bleed through?

Ernie_Fergler
Re: Covering Cracks in PT Posts
cazsr wrote:

Our porch was built 5 years ago and is held up by 6x6 PT posts. We added a stamped concrete patio underneath 3 years ago. The posts have checked leaving cracks, which I stained two years ago. Now the PT treatment and pine tar have started bleeding through. Is there anything or combination that can fill the cracks that is flexible enough to stay put and cover the bleed through?

Not that I know of.
Products made of aluminum or vinyl are on the market that snap around the post are on the market though.

appainting
Re: Covering Cracks in PT Posts

You could caulk the cracks prime and paint white looks good. If you do it use oil base primer.

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