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Bridget from L.a. Ca. writes,

What product would kill fungus growth in rattan furniture

I noticed the leg of my sofa is softening in spots and looks like it is rotting. I want to stop the rot and strengthen the leg.


For furniture your options are limited for treatment. If the wood is in its all natural raw state without any stains or finishes on it you can use a product like Boracare. Boracare will absorb all the way into the wood and eliminate Wood Destroying Fungus, termites and other wood-destroying insects that is effecting it and last for the life of the wood. It does not stain the wood or leave behind any visible residue, but becomes one with the wood and any insect that ingests it dies.

If the furniture has a finish on it, you would either have to drill holes throughout it and inject something like the Boracare or a foam, or the option most go with, hire a

Answer last updated on: 09/20/2014

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