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The previous owner of our house set untreated cedar posts in concrete. Now about 1/3 of them are rotted at the bottom and need to be replaced. I feel sure they would still be fine if they had been set in dirt and gravel so that water could drain away. We just replaced two posts and inside the concrete area it was completely rotted.


Hi I had the same issue and some similar thoughts. I tried the drilling out process with and extended drill spade bit, But could not drill all of the post out. In the end I was able to remove all of the remainder by driving a stainless steel tube down the hole cutting the rotten post out a chunk at a time. Then sliding another smaller tube down the middle of ...

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