Business / Construction / Preservative: Any pesticide substance that, for a reasonable length of time, will prevent the action of wood-destroying fungi, insect borers, and similar destructive agents when the wood has been properly coated or impregnated with it. Normally an arsenic derivative. Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) is an example.
Business / Construction / Water-Repellent Preservative: A liquid applied to wood to give the wood water repellant properties MORE
Business / Real Estate / Formaldehyde: A colorless, pungent, and irritating gas, used chiefly as a disinfectant and preservative and in synthesizing other compounds like resins. MORE