47222Re: Borate as a rot rx--was green plywood
- Nov 30, 2005My cotage is finished with vertical wood boards.
As you know, with rain droping
years after years on the gallery, balcony etc...
the one feet and a haft down the wall got black
with fungies either the wood was treated in that
time with outdoor stain or not.
Fortunatly after reading about éthylène glycol
I gave it a try. With a garden sprayer and with 50% of
water to dilute, I sprayed all the black stains It was
around october and we never go there in winter.
The year after I did not notice any chage as I came
back there but I noticed that the spring rains washed
away all the black (the fungies)and desapered rain
I can assure you that right now my docks with that
treatment after six ears always look as new.
And I will never stain or paint it. Just the
sheapest motor coolant with 50% of water.
Take care of not breathing the mist.
> We get a lot of rain in south GA and concrete driveways get ablack
> fungus in the pores. Marble headstones get it too. Where a carleaks a
> little antifreeze we have a clean circle on the driveway thatlasts for
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