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Boron Ultra 12 quantities required for Woodworm Treatment

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How much of our BORON product will you need for surface and injected Woodworm treatments?

Use 1 litre of Boron Ultra 12 in water for every 4 square metres of surface, for each coat applied. We recommend two light coats, to avoid missing patches and to ensure even coverage, without dripping.

Boron Ultra 12 for Woodworm

Boron Gel

Boron Paste

Boron Rods


How much will I need for two sprayed coats of Boron Ultra 12,

at 5% concentration in water?

1. Spraying floors - terraced house: 7.5 to 10 litres, detached house: 25 - 35 litres, for first or second floor levels, if all made of timber.

2. Spraying roofs - terraced house: 20 - 50 litres, detached house: 30 - 90 litres, per roof void, including rafters and ceiling joists.

Concentration: 1kg of powder per 25 litres of water for Woodworm (5% for mild to medium attacks).

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Optional Spraying Products:

Pump up Sprayer 5 litre or 12 litre Knapsack - click to see our Sprayers

Mask and gloves for water based sprays and dust - click to see our Mask

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BORON ULTRA GEL - Surface Treatment - per brush coat - for Woodworm and Dry Rot

1. Smooth timber - 0.25 litres per square metre, that is 4 square metres per litre of Gel.

2. Rough timber and end grain - 0.5 to 1 litre per square metre, that is 1 to 2 square metres per litre of Gel.

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BORON RODS AND PASTE - inject into holes in the timber - for woodworm when combined with Wet Rot - damp to wet timber only

1. Rods - 10mm diameter holes, to 15mm from opposing face, 120mm centres along the grain, 75mm centres across the grain

2. Paste - 10mm diameter holes, to 15mm from opposing face, 120mm centres along the grain, 75mm centres across the grain

Use Paste alone for indoor timbers not subject to re-wetting (e.g. joists, tie beams) and Paste and Rods together in all timbers, indoor or outdoor, subject to re-wetting, seasonal or continuous (e.g. window frames, garden posts)

Usage rate - use our chart of hole spacing for various timber sizes as a guide, or call us on 01626 331351 and we'll calculate your exact requirements. (Hole Spacing Guide - click here to download)

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