Tim-bor® | EPA Registered Borate-Based, Wood Preservative

Tim-bor is highly effective in the prevention of most rot and wood-boring insects, creating a protective “shell” coating that helps defend your home against dry, wet, and brown rot as well as termites, house borers, powder post beetles and carpenter ants.

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What is Tim-bor Wood Preservative?

Tim-bor® is an EPA registered borate-based, wood preservative. Borates are well-known across the world for their protective qualities. Tim-bor Wood Preservative is highly effective in the prevention of most rot and wood-boring insects. When using Tim-bor, a protective “shell” coating that helps defend your home against dry, wet, and brown rot as well as termites, house borers, powder post beetles and carpenter ants.

Tim-bor Wood Preservative can be applied by brushing, spraying, dipping, kerf-flooding or hole flooding. It comes in powder form and just needs to be mixed with water for application. Tim-bor is packaged in two convenient sizes: 6-gallon pails that are easy to carry and double as a handy source for mixing the solution and the 1.5 pound packet—perfect for smaller jobs.

Where Should I Use Tim-bor Wood Preservative?

Use Tim-bor Wood Preservative on above-ground wood surfaces, including logs, timbers, dimensional lumber, siding, etc. Wood subject to direct moisture contact must be coated with a good water-repellent finish after treating with Tim-bor. Apply Tim-bor at a rate of 1 mixed gallon per 150 square feet of wood surface. Apply a second coat 4 to 24 hours later. Thoroughly soak cut ends and apply to checks and cracks.

Coverage Rate

A 6-gallon / 25 lb. size: 27 will make 27 gallons of a 10% solution that will cover 4,050 SF of log surface. 1.5 pound packet: will make approx 1.5 gallons of a 10% solution that will cover. 240 SF of log surface. Tim-bor Wood Preservative can be applied by brushing, spraying, dipping, kerf-flooding or hole flooding. It comes in powder form and just needs to be mixed with water for application. Tim-bor is packaged in two convenient sizes: 6-gallon pails that are easy to carry and double as a handy source for mixing the solution and the 1.5 lb. packet—perfect for smaller jobs.

 

Compatibility and Effectiveness of Tim-bor Wood Preservative

Tim-bor Wood Preservative  will not interfere with the adhesion of most wood stains and coatings. The surface should be completely dry before applying any coating. Tim-bor is effective Against: Rot, fungal decay and most wood boring insects. Tim-bor does not control carpenter bees. Tim-bor does not control the organisms that cause blue stain—the gray to black marking often present in dry wood.

 


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