Treat Your Logs First to Make Them Last

Spray-on water-based borate log home preservative

Tim-bor® (formerly Penetreat®)

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Tim-bor® benefits include:

– Borate-based log home preservative protects against wood-ingesting insects and rot

– Powder concentrate – easy to mix, environmentally friendly, safe for people, plants and pets

– No glycols, same protection – penetrates as deeply as glycol-based borates, but dries faster, which means less wait time before stains can be applied to wood

– Costs 5 times less than glycol-based borates

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Tim-bor® is the inexpensive rot and insect infestation insurance for use on:

  • Exterior log and wood surfaces
  • Interior log and wood surfaces (optional)

Do not use on:

  • Wood coated with any stain, paint or finish. Tim-bor® will work only when applied to bare wood.
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Learn how to use Tim-bor® on your log home:

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Product Overview

Tim-bor® is the inexpensive insurance every log home owner needs.

Rot and beetles and termites – oh my! Tim-bor® is the inexpensive insurance every log and wood home owner needs. When sprayed or brushed on bare wood, this borate-based log home preservative forms a protective shell to defend against rot and wood-ingesting insects. It’s easy to use and EPA-registered. Tim-bor® will not affect the color of wood and is chemically compatible with all of Sashco’s stain, caulking and chinking products. It costs five times less than its glycol-based counterparts, yet does not sacrifice protection.

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