When you are treated, you generally have good feelings about the treatment, if it is a success. If the attempt to treat you to a good time leaves a lot to be desired for you then you are usually circumspect, kindly and polite in thanking the giver of the goods, particularly if that person has made a sincere attempt to do something positive for you. But on the other hand, if the attempt has been insincere and merely designed to curry favor from you, then you will soon know and your response is usually quite cool.
Such sensations are not given much thought to when applying it to material objects, things we touch and sense everyday and even though these, like the wood railing of your staircase conjure up pleasing thoughts for you. It is not sad to note, but interesting nevertheless, that not much thought is given to material objects like wood and how it originated to come to this point of giving you the sensation of warm cockles in your heart.
So, how on earth could any manufacturer and supplier of wood poles come out with a suggestion that his wood poles are being treated on your behalf? He can and he must tell you this. Treated wood poles are put together, mass produced even and wholesaled purely for your benefit. Because in the past your heart has been pained with all the frustration that came from untreated wood. Untreated wood was filled with bugs, typically termites.
Wood poles used for fencing out of doors never stood a chance of surviving the elements because they were untreated. Treated wood poles, on the other hand, last you in excess of twenty years. Treated banisters and wood floors remain free of termites.