Thursday, August 18, 2016

DIY: Natural Fire Retardant Spray for your Home

Using a natural fire retardant spray for your home gives you and your family a peace of mind that your home will be protected. A fire retardant solution is a common method to increase flame control and can be sprayed on draperies, curtains, clothing, furnishings and other natural materials. There is no need to purchase a toxic spray that endangers your health when you can simply make your own. This is a very simple do it yourself tutorial that does not take up too much of your time.

A natural fire retardant spray is a better option to treat household items because it is odor free and non-toxic. Items You Need:

Spray bottle

Lighter

2 qt. of hot water

7 ounces of borax

3 ounces of boric acid

1. In the empty spray bottle, pour 7 ounces of borax, 3 ounces of boric acid, and hot water.

2. Mix until dissolved

3. Allow mixture to cool

4. With this combined solution try a safety test on a piece of cloth or paper.

5. Saturate the solution on paper and allow to dry.

6. Use a lighter to see if the paper ignites

7. Reapply the natural fire retardant spray until you get fire-proof results

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