Why use Boron

Boron vs Permethrin and Cypermethrin

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Property Repair Systems offers you safe Boron based treatments.

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who have over 30 years experience each and can diagnose woodworm properly to avoid wasted re-treatment.

Our treatments are safe and solvent free, pleasant to use and leave no stains or colour.

They have no smell, so no odours are left behind in your property

(unlike many other types based on Permethrin and Cypermethrin, in 'micro emulsions').

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SAFETY MATTERS

Rio Tinto Borax Boron D.O.T. based products versus the alternatives, which are Permethrin and Cypermethrin based products:

1. True Borax Insecticide

Rio Tinto Borax manufacture many chemicals based on the Element Boron, but only one is deemed suitable

and thus Licensed in the UK and Europe for use as an insecticide and fungicide and that is known as D.O.T.

These letters stand for its chemical name, Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate, but is also know internationally as Polybor and Timbor.

Source - Rio Tinto Borax

If someone offers you a much cheaper product it is probably NOT genuine D.O.T. or it has been diluted with other chemicals.

The most likely substitute at low cost is called Disodium Tetraborate Decahydrate, which is legitimately used as a component of Soap!

So, accept no substitutes for 100% Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate, which is available in our Boron Ultra 12 products.

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2. Toxin free 100% Borax

Rio Tinto Borax supply Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate as a pure white powder.

If someone offers you other cheaper products they are most likely to contain Permethrin or Cypermethrin, check the label.

Permethrin and Cypermethrin are brain toxins and highly toxic, especially to cats and fish. They kill all insects, good and 'bad'. Boron Ultra 12 does not.

Source - Wikipedia Permethrin and Wikipedia Cypermethrin.

So, accept no substitutes for 100% Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate, which is available in our Boron Ultra 12 products.

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3. Natural woodworm cure

Boron Ultra 12 is made from Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate, which in turn is refined from naturally occurring Rasorite and the mineral Tincal.

Source - Wikipedia

If someone offers you other types of woodworm treatment they are most likely to contain man made Permethrin or Cypermethrin, so check the label.

Permethrin and Cypermethrin are synthetic Pyrethrums and highly toxic, especially to cats and fish.

They kill all insects, good and bad. Boron Ultra 12 does not.

Source - Wikipedia Permethrin and Wikipedia Cypermethrin.

So, accept no substitutes for 100% natural Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate, available in our Boron Ultra 12 products.

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4. Water based, solvent free

Boron Ultra 12 is made from Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate, which naturally dissolves in water.

Other types of woodworm treatment usually contain man-made Permethrin or Cypermethrin and they do not dissolve in water,

so require 'emulsions' and 'micro emulsions' in order to be used as water based woodworm treatments.

These emulsifiers are additional chemicals that can create unpleasant odours and have surprising side effects.

For example, if you apply an insecticide that uses a 'micro emulsion' in its formulation to modern roofing lining fabrics

the material will lose its water repellence, allowing snow and rain to penetrate.

These additional chemicals can also affect carpets and underlay, Boron Ultra 12 in water does not.

You can re-lay as soon as the surfaces are dry.

So, accept no substitutes for 100% natural Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate without micro emulsion,

available in our Boron Ultra 12 products.

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5. Kind to carpets and pets

Boron Ultra 12 is made from Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate, which has no effect on carpets, underlay or cushion floor.

Boron Ultra 12 gives off no vapour, so is safe for animals as soon as it is dry.

Not so with woodworm treatments which contain man made Permethrin or Cypermethrin,

because they give off a vapour, both from the active ingredient and the emulsifiers.

Such chemicals are highly toxic to some animals, particularly cats.

Source - Wikipedia

So, accept no substitutes for 100% natural Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate

without micro emulsion, now available in our Boron Ultra 12 products.

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6. Lasts a lifetime

Boron Ultra 12 is made from Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate then dissolved in water and once dried into timbers indoors lasts indefinitely.

Only prolonged immersion in water can remove it.

Boron Ultra 12 gives off no vapour, so it simply stays where you want it: in the wood.

Not so with woodworm treatments which contain man made Permethrin or Cypermethrin

and they give off a vapour, both from the active ingredient and the emulsifiers.

So they gradually disappear from the wood, with the vapour being present in your building until the chemical has all gone.

So, accept no substitutes for 100% natural Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate without micro emulsion,

now available in our Boron Ultra 12 products.

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More help from Property Repair Systems

1. INSECT DAMAGE TO WOOD

A. Insect Damage Diagnosis

What is Woodworm - learn more about the insect and how to kill it safely

Buy The Woodworm 'Bible' - Identifying Wood Boring Insects, Rots and Moulds: full colour: £55.00 -


B. Woodworm Treatment

Woodworm Treatment Shop - buy direct or ask us for woodworm treatment help

Types of treatments - the uses of the woodworm treatment Boron based product range

How much woodworm treatment will I need? - a quick woodworm fluid guide, for average houses

Buy Boron to Kill Woodworm - prices and sizes of packs

Woodworm in Furniture Treatment - wax, spray inject, gel in a Furniture Treatment Kit for woodworm


C. Death Watch Beetle Treatment

Death Watch Beetle Treatment - buy direct, or ask us for Death Watch Beetle help

Injectors for Death Watch Beetle Treatment - easy injection of Death Watch Beetle treatment from a syringe


D .House Longhorn Beetle Treatment

House Longhorn Treatment - call us for House Longhorn Beetle identification and treatment advice

Injectors for House Longhorn Beetle Treatment - easy injection of House Longhorn Beetle treatment from a syringe


E. Equipment and Technical

Sprayers & Accessories - for all water based woodworm treatment spraying equipment

Woodworm Treatment Technical and Safety - our Boron based products are very safe

Boron in Woodworm Treatment Products - History - a success story since the 1880's

FAQ - frequently asked questions about Boron based treatment of woodworm

Cost of treatment - what will woodworm treatment cost, DIY or Professional?


F. Identify and Repair Insect Damage

Repair Woodworm damage in timbers - link to our timber repair Web Site

Buy The Woodworm 'Bible' - Identifying Wood Boring Insects, Rots and Moulds: full colour: £55.00 -


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