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Ravinia from Martinez, California writes,
08/15/2011:

How to dilute Boracare?

I purchased a gal. of Boracare and mixed in my 2 gallon sprayer. I poured 5 parts of water and added 1 part(1/4 gal.) and pumped. Well, it would not spray. It was really, really thick. I ended up pouring the solution around the foundation walls. I ordered the sprayer from your site and another gallon and it is due to arrive today. Can you advise me how to dilute Boracare properly? Should I use warm water? should I shake it? Is your sprayer special than the ones in the market? I am confident about your product, but I am not so confident in my skill. I have so much space to spray and I want to report a good review!

Answer:

Boracare MUST be diluted using hot water. As you noticed, cold water will not allow the Boracare to dilute with the water and you will just wind up with a clogged sprayer. You should dilute the Boracare with hot water in a bucket and then add the dilution to your sprayer to avoid clogging. (Never mix Boracare directly in your sprayer)

Answer last updated on: 08/15/2011

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