Treat underground portion of transmission poles with chemical preservative.
What does a Wood Pole Treater do?
Treats underground portion of transmission poles with chemical preservative after installation: Digs around base of pole to expose area susceptible to decay, using pick and shovel. Scrapes dirt and other residue from pole surface and chips away decayed wood, using handtools. Paints dressed area with preservative solution, using brush. Wraps treated portion of pole with waterproof paper, fastening paper with hand stapler. Refills hole and packs earth firmly around base of pole, using shovel.