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ProWood Borate Pressure Treated Lumber - Your First Line of Defense

Posted 14 December 2009 5:19 PM by dgauthier@ufpi.com

The last thing a homeowner or builder wants to worry about is termites destroying all the hard work they've put into a structure. A great way to guard against these tiny terrors is with ProWood® Borate treated lumber from Universal Forest Products.ProWood Borate Pressure Treated Lumber

Using ProWood Borate products is the best way to build a structural shell with the protection of your home in mind. ProWood Borate is specially treated with environmentally-safe borates to resist the formidable Formosan termites, whose colonies can consume 1,000 pounds of wood each year.

ProWood Borate is designed for interior use, and can be used for sill plates and other above-ground applications protected from the weather. It has the look, feel and workability of traditional wood. Distinguished by a bluish hue, Borates have been used for more than 100 years, making them the tried and trusted way to protect lumber.

ProWood Borate treated lumber is rot-resistant and protects against pests and damage such as:

  • Standard termites
  • Carpenter ants
  • Roaches
  • Dry rot
  • Fungal decay
  • Wood-boring beetles

ProWood Borate pressure treated lumber features a limited lifetime warranty and is non-corrosive to metal—eliminating the need for expensive fasteners.

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