Diggers Eco In-ground Timber Protecta

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Diggers Eco In-Ground Timber Protecta is a non hazardous ‘creosote alternative’ that provides a tough bitumen coating to improve protection against moisture and deterioration on timber and masonry surfaces.

It contains ingredients that help inhibit mould, rot and other corroding effects on timber and masonry surfaces. This is a safer alternative to common timber treatments.
Flexible UV coating which expands and contracts with the timber. It is aasy to apply with brush, spray, roller or by dipping.

Available in 1L, 4L, and 10L.

Typical Uses:

Increases the life of building materials in outdoor, below ground applications by sealing toxins in and keeping moisture out. Typically used on:

  • Fences, veranda posts and sleepers.
  • Garden stakes, logs and poles.
  • Retaining walls.


1. Thoroughly shake and stir before and during application.
2. Clean any dirt or dust from timber and apply with a brush, roller, spray or by dipping.
If brush clogs during use, soak in Diggers Kerosene.
3. Apply two coats and allow one hour between coats. Typical application rates are 8–10m²
per litre per coat.
4. Posts should have the coating extended at least 10cm above ground level.
5. Clean equipment or spills with water while still wet. Dried spills can be removed with
Diggers Mineral Turpentine.
6. To paint over Diggers Eco In-Ground Timber Protecta, allow to dry completely and use a
water based acrylic paint.


Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye / face protection when using this product.

Click here for Eco In-ground Timber Protecta MSDS.