Building Products Plus created the "Treated Wood Options" infographic to provide and quick and easy breakdown of the most common wood treatments - MCA, CCA, CA, Creosote, and Borates.
Especially for home owners, developers or architect when they want to do decking or outdoor structures for their properties, an understanding about wood enhancement method and technology is important. Generally, there is 2 main technology for wood enhancement, Pressure Treatment and Acetylation. Enhancement of wood increase its resistance to insects especially termites and also fungal growth. However, we may need to look beyond these 2 purposes by understanding the differences.