Asked by: Yucheng Savarna
asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th February, 2020

Can primed pine be used outside?

This lumber can also be used in exterior finishing applications as long as it is properly primed and painted or stained.

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Also to know is, is painted pine OK outside?

Some woods are naturally resistant to the weather and others are treated to hold up to the weather. For starters, the most common wood used outdoors in our area is treated yellow pine. Yellow Pine doesn't hold up outdoors without a treatment.

Secondly, what is primed pine? Clear Finger Joint Primed Pine is a perfect product for many uses, especially for painting. Uses include fascia, corner boards, trim base molding, furniture parts, shelving, and cabinets. Clear Finger Joint Primed Pine can be used for interior and exterior uses.

Regarding this, can I use white pine outside?

The knotty look or Eastern White Pine makes it perfect for pine paneling, siding, sheds, gazebos, fences, and other outdoor home uses. For outdoor uses most home owners are looking for an easily workable wood that has the traditional New England outdoor look, at a good price, hence the use of pine.

How long will painted pine last outside?

Untreated redwood, depending on it's age, has a projected life span of 50 years or more when exposed to the elements. Pine varieties have a projected life span of only 5 to 10 years.

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