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Old 01-22-2013, 03:13 PM   #1
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"blue" product sprayed on studs


I was looking at some new homes in the Dallas area
and saw the builders had sprayed a ''blue'' product to
the bottom 4' of the studs. Any ideas?

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"blue" product sprayed on studs


Why are some studs painted blue?

Termite/mold preventative.

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"blue" product sprayed on studs


yup its borate.. a perfeclty safe chemical treatment,

we have it here where the entire peice of wood is treated. its trade name is literally "blue wood".. mike holmes uses it regularly on his show
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