concrete - Would wrapping a wood fence post in plastic help
27 Apr 2012 Anyway If you wanted to protect the posts you are best soaking the post in creosote it's a type of oil that is used specifically to treat wood for this very reason its also used in tar distillation and is commonly available. The plastic would in fact trap moisture in the wood which in effect would increase the rot. Ideally you . One example can be found at , which manufactures a plastic sheath for 4x4 posts, intended to be buried in the ground.