Resistant to external influences: UV light, moisture, temperature fluctuations. 4 coats of paint. This coating does not crack or discolor over time. A layer of technopolymer isolates the base from contact with soil. The outdoor post is installed into concrete with a special anchor base (to be purchased separately). The mounting base was specifically developed to protect from exterior lateral loads which allows to align the post and install in without tilting. Massive thick steel base provides resiliency after installation.