What can I use instead of creosote?
Similarly, you may ask, can you paint over creosote substitute?
Painting over creosote is possible, but it takes a very special base paint and then many layers of a sealer-primer and even a couple coats of a finish paint to complete the job.
Similarly, can you still buy creosote? Traditional Creosote can only be sold to Professional Users. This means the traditional user such as the agricultural community, builders, etc. are still able to purchase Coal Tar Creosote, providing they do not resell to the general householder.
Additionally, is Creocote dangerous?
Creosote is harmful to plants if it comes into direct contact with them. The substance will also produce vapors in warm weather, and exposure to these vapors may damage plant leaves.
How long does creosote last?