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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

How does pressure-treated lumber work?

July 6th, 2009

Episode 317 of 1069 episodes

Treating lumber with chemicals is an effective way to protect wood from pests and other organisms. Find out why pressure-treated lumber holds up better -- and how it works -- in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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