Creosote Fencing

Tired of fixing your rotten fence year after year?

Build your fence with longer lasting creosote posts & rails from Tennessee Valley Fence! Creosote treatment offers durable preservation that stands the test of time and the elements.

How long does a creosote fence last?  47 to 64 years (Average 54 years), according to a study published by the Forest Products Laboratory titled, “Long-Term Durability of Pressure-Treated Wood in a Severe Test Site.”

Creosote treated wood posts & rails are trusted by farmers and ranchers. Creosote treatment offers durable preservation that stands the test of time and the elements. Contrary to popular belief, creosote coatings are still legal. Put them to the test in your next fencing project. We will be happy to give you a free estimate or a contract quote so you can enjoy the longterm benefits of creosote fencing at your residence, farm, or ranch.

Creosote has been in use for over 150 years and has traditionally been used as a preservative for timber products as it deters wood-destroying insects and wood-rotting fungi better than any other wood preservative on the market. Creosote oil is used in fencing timbers (agricultural stakes, equestrian fencing and for use in country parks/ estates), and utility poles.

You may see creosote substitutes that are aimed at the domestic retail market in some DIY stores but they do not offer the same preservative qualities as traditional creosote.  Some competitors employ black paint to “pho” finish their fence posts and rails but don’t be fooled.  Creosote has a distinctive look, texture, and odor. Creosote fence timber will initially have a dark brown appearance; this will weather to a lighter brown after long term sun exposure but will not lose its effectiveness.

Build your fence with longer lasting creosote treated wood from Tennessee Valley Fence!

Call us for a free estimate! (256) 883-0404.

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