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Unlike some treated wood, TimberSil does not use copper, heavy metals, or pesticides to resist rot, moisture, and termites. It uses glass.

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Source: CUSTOM HOME Magazine
Publication date: January 1, 2008

By Victoria Markovitz

Timber Treatment Technologies
Non-toxic, non-corrosive TimberSil uses the fusion of glass to wood, instead of more hazardous treatments, to resist mold, moisture, termites, rot, and decay. The glass also increases wood's strength and fire resistance. It comes ready for paint or stain. 703.644.0991. www.timbersilwood.com.

Wood Preserver

Glass particles repel rot and insects without harming the environment.

Unlike some treated wood, TimberSil does not use copper, heavy metals, or pesticides to resist rot, moisture, and termites. It uses glass.

Non-toxic, non-corrosive TimberSil contains glass particles that have been fused into the cellular structure of the wood. The glass takes up space water would have penetrated, so the wood resists moisture, says Rick Dixon, vice president of business development sales and marketing for Timber Treatment Technologies, the manufacturer. The glass also keeps termites from seeing wood as a food source, gives wood more strength, prevents wood from warping, and makes it more flame retardant.

“The long story short is we've taken readily available softwood and made it act like hardwood,” Dixon says. “The only downside is you won't have a tight-grain look.”

TimberSil can be installed indoors, outdoors, in ground, and above ground. Dixon says popular applications have been shingles, decking, flooring, and exterior f...

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