Protect Yourself From Post Rot
Never Bury Wood
Its that simple. Treated or otherwise, buried wood WILL ROT. Once your wooden pillars begin to soften from the moisture and elements, its only a matter of time until it will fail. Not only will wood rot when buried, it is also HIGHLY susceptible to frost heave. As illustrated in the image below, this method of pier footing is a poor choice for your deck or project..
"Unseen Is Unsafe"
By using the Failsafe Pier Footer, in conjunction with a Simpson Strong-Tie column base connector, you can avoid post rot and protect your investment for years to come.