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Andy writes,
08/19/2014:

Can BORACARE be used full strength to penetrate better or is dilution required?

Answer:

Boracare does need to be diluted depending on what you are intending to use the product for. For an active infestation of a wood destroying insect, you will use 1 gallon of hot water with 1 gallon of Boracare. The percentage of active ingredient is 23% in that dilution.

2:1 parts water to Boracare – 16% - foaming or misting application for termites or carpenter ants; hardwood floors for some wood-infesting beetles

3:1 parts water to Boracare – 13% - remedial control of Fungi and Algae on wood less than 4 inches thick

5:1 parts water to Boracare – 9% - most preventative or pre-construction treatments.

Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

Answer last updated on: 08/19/2014

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