Cobra Rods are a way to spot treat decay prone areas such as log ends that are already coated with a finish. Environmentally responsible wood preservative
Glass-like rod of the elements copper and boron (both are wood preservatives)
Water soluble preservative that defends wood against ants, decay, termites, and fungi
What is PostGuard / CobraRod?
How Does the Product Work?
PostGuard / CobraRod is water soluble and when water ( Moisture Content above 20%) is in the wood it dissolves slowly and moves through the wood
Wood requires at least 25% moisture content for decay organisms to proliferate and PostGuard / CobraRod works ideally in these conditions to stop rot
What Do I Use PostGuard / CobraRod For?
Use it to extend the life of fencepost, wood retaining walls, deck beams and posts, log homes, corrals, hay sheds, pole barns and other wood-post farming structures
PostGuard / CobraRod is best suited for larger stock wood, i.e. 4" x 4" or greater.
How hard is it to Use?
Very Quick and easy to use. It takes 2-3 minutes per post. A typical backyard fence can be done in less than an hour.
Drill a half-inch diameter hole into the wood at ground line, drop in a PostGuard / CobraRod and plug the hole with a caulk
What Tools Do I Need?
1/2" drill bit, drill, hammer, PostGuard / CobraRods