Regular Bora-Care does not treat or prevent mold in the wood, only wood decay fungus and wood-destroying insects. For mold remediation or prevention, you should use Boracare with MoldCare. This product needs to be applied directly to the wood to be absorbed, so if the insulation is blocking the wood, then you do need to remove it before spraying. Boracare with MoldCare does not remove stains, so if you want to remove any stains or other discoloration, you can treat the wood first with Mold Clean.
Wood treated with
If you know that you have termites or carpenter ants in treated wood, then we would recommend spot treating with a non-repellent insecticide that will transfer throughout the colony, such as Fuse Foam. Fuse Foam is a ready-to-use product that has a foaming agent to help it expand and
Boracare should not be applied to food contact surfaces. If there were overspray on sinks, countertops, floors, etc., then you could wipe up the excess with a disposable cloth and then clean the area with
Bora-Care is too thick of a liquid to be used in any type of fogger.
Yes, you can apply
There is no need to turn off the power when foaming wall voids with Bora-Care, unless you have exposed or damaged wires in the wall.
Powderpost Beetles are a pest that can often cause residual damage long after you have treated. The Boracare application you would have completed on the wood would be correct for treating and protecting the raw wood surfaces and having it absorb into the wood. Since powder post beetles lay their eggs inside the wood and the eggs could lay dormant for up to 30 years, you may see random signs of the pest anywhere in the time frame that you have the wood. Boracare will keep any new beetles
You can drop cloths that have been soaked in
Any hand pump sprayer can be used to apply
After Boracare has been applied to raw wood for treatment, you would just need to wait until the wood has dried before painting and installing it. No other treatments or repellents would be needed.
Yes, you can apply paint or stain (oil or water based) to the wood