Fireproof Your Christmas Tree

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 1
YIELD: 1 gallon
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    gallon warm water, divided
  • 1
    cup alum
  • 12
    cup boric acid
  • 2
    tablespoons borax
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DIRECTIONS

  • You will also need a bucket and a spray bottle.
  • In the bucket mix 1/2 gallon of warm water, the alum, boric acid and borax.
  • Stir well until the powders dissolve.
  • Finally, stir in the other 1/2 gallon of water, mixing well.
  • Put some solution into a spray bottle and generously spray your tree; probably a good idea to do this outside and/or use a tarp or plastic underneath.
  • Add more of the liquid to the spray bottle as needed, spraying to thoroughly cover the branches and trunk.
  • If you have any of this mixture remaining, add it to the tree stand.
  • Allow the tree to dry before decorating.
  • Make sure to clean up any spilled water or pine needles to avoid staining.
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