EVERYONE knows that wood in 'ground-contact' is NOT the optimum environment for maximum longevity performance. The attractive, easy-to-install, slide-on Post Protector and snap-on, 'compression fit' Skirt-Board Protector retain the speed, simplicity, affordability and strength that IS traditional post frame, while eliminating ALL ground-contact. Brilliant! Some option Post Protector products and say an impressive 60-70% purchase this sensible foundation protection system. While others prudently make the system standard so every customer benefits from this obvious and substantial foundation improvement!