Copper Green wood treatment or ?

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Copper Green wood treatment or ?

Is copper green an acceptable way to treat wood that has rotted? Will it effectively prevent further decay?
 
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Nothing will stop wood from rotting if it has already started. Copper green may help the wood that is in good shape, but the rotted wood needs attention beyond the Copper green's capabilities.
 
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It's almost always better to replace or cut out the rotten part and patch the wood. Can you further elaborate on what you have going on?
 
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Nothing specific. I was just wondering about the copper green product and it's abilities to do the same thing as CPES without the structural support which is stop rot.

Of course you dig, cut, or otherwise remove as much as possible before application.
 
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There are several marine products that can stop wood rot and strengthen the damaged area. I have used an epoxy product called Git Rot with good success.
If you have a lot of rotted wood the marine stuff may be cost prohibitive.
 
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Makes sens. So, if we apply the copper green to the good wood where it meets the rotted wood and do so thoroughly then can we expect the good wood to remain 'good' ?

This seems to be the case with Clear Penetrating Epoxy Sealer (CPES), and I'm trying to verify if the copper green is just as effective given no structural issues
 
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