Exterior and interior bare wood
Prevent Wood-Ingesting Insects and Wood Decay.
Rot, weather, insects, and fungi all pose a serious threat to your logs. Protect your investment—treat your logs first to make them last. Tim-bor helps protect your home from the costly damage caused by rot and insect infestation.
How much Tim-bor do I need?
* One 25 lb. /6 gal. pail will cover approx. 4,000 sq. ft. at 10% solution. * One 1.5 lb. packet will cover approx. 200 sq. ft. at 10% solution.
1.5lb $21.84 USD
25lb $155.99 USD
Any wood with a stain or coating on it. Tim-bor will not penetrate to provide the necessary protection
1 lb. powder concentrate pack
25 lb. (6 gal.) power concentrate pail
This is Why You Should Use Tim-Bor
Bugs don't stand a chance More Info
Stops the digestive process in wood-ingesting insects so they don’t eat your wood.
Easy to mix and apply More Info
Simply mix water with the powder and apply with a pump sprayer. Easy peasy.
Prevents decay fungi More Info
Trace amounts of moisture can make their way into the wood via new cracks and checks. That’s when Tim-bor goes to work to prevent rot until you can seal those cracks up.
Costs 5 times less than glycol-based borate products More Info
Same effectiveness for a fraction of the cost, Tim-bor is the budget-friendly choice
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Common Questions From Our Network of Pros
No. Carpenter Bees don’t actually ingest the wood, so they are not affected by borate treatments.
As with all borate products, the answer is no. In order for Tim-bor to perform its intended function, it has to penetrate into bare, clean wood. If a coating exists on the wood surface, it acts as a barrier to the Tim-bor/water solution, prohibiting penetration and retention.
No. Tim-bor is only effective if allowed to soak into the barewood and create a “shell” of protection. If used in the stain itself, it won’t mix in properly and any that is left will simply leech out of the surface quickly. It needs to be used under a stain of some kind.