Penetreat borate log home wood preservative
Don’t put your dream log home at risk by failing to protect it from the unseen hand of Mother Nature. Rot, insects, and fungi all pose threats to your log home, no matter where it is located, so protect it from damage with Penetreat borate wood preservative before it is too late. Penetreat is a borate-based wood preservative that defends your logs against rot, most wood-destroying insects, and fungi. Best of all, it is easy to apply and a way to inexpensively protect your pride and joy.
Penetreat borate wood preservative benefits:
Coverage/Packaging information: (2 coats are necessary)
6-gallon size: 27 gallons of a 10% solution will cover 4050 sq. ft. of log surface.
3 1/2-gallon size: 15 gallons will cover 2250 sq. ft. of log surface.
Wood must be bare; free of dirt, wax and surface finishes. Remove all previous coatings by cob blasting, sanding, chemical stripping, sandblasting and/or high-pressure water. Surface discoloration from mold or mildew should be treated with CPR Log Cleaner & Brightener before applying PeneTreat.
Do not apply to frozen wood. Log (not air) temperature must be between 40F and 90F. It is best to apply PeneTreat to dry wood.
Mix at the rate of one pound, or loosely packed quart, to one gallon of water. The PeneTreat mixture requires only mild stirring before application. The mixture will be clear and water thin.
With this mixture, all application methods described below will yield a minimum retention level of 0.24 pounds per cubic foot boric acid equivalent to 1/2ï¿½.
Methods of Application
PeneTreat may be applied by:
Brushing or Spraying Penetreat
After Applying PeneTreat Borate Wood Preservative
Clean Up Use soap and water to clean equipment, skin and clothing
Storage and Disposal Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal.
Store in a dry place. Do not store where children or animals may gain access. Store above 20ï¿½F.
Wastes resulting from this product may be disposed on site or at an approved disposal facility. Check your state and local regulations. For more detailed information refer to section 13, 14 & 15 of the PeneTreat MSDS.
Because of many varying conditions affecting use and application, manufacturer warns buyer that these conditions may impair or vary results or effects of the use of this product. Therefore, complete prevention of decay or insect infestation is not guaranteed. Neither the manufacturer nor seller shall be liable in respect to any injury or damage suffered by reason of use of this product for a purpose not indicated on the label or when used contrary to the directions or instruction herein nor with respect to breach of any warranty not expressly specified herein.
Hazards to Humans
and Domestic Animals
CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid contamination of food and feed. Do not leave container where children or animals may gain access. Use a dust mask when handling the dry powder.
Statement of Practical Treatment
PeneTreat or PeneTreat solutions carelessly spilled or applied to crop land or growing plants, including trees and shrubs, may kill or seriously retard plant growth. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment wash-waters. Do not apply directly to bodies of water.