Re: termites, OT?
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You'd need to protect the photographs and the albums, of course--
wrap them up some secure way-- but you could simply put them in the
freezer for maybe 72 hours. That should work without any need for
chemicals. Again, only if you can sufficiently protect the images,
but I *believe* that's a successful way to rid yourself of anything
that might still be alive.
On Nov 14, 2008, at 8:09 AM, BOB KISS wrote:
This may be off topic but this list is an excellent source of info
and, because my question deals with papers, some others might also
know the answers.
I have just received, in trust, three albums of photos from 1925 to
1961. They have some tell tale termite holes in the pages of the
want to protect the photos and I certainly cannot afford to bring live
termites into my home. My hope is for y'all to recommend some
I can place in a very large zip lock baggie with each album (but
contact with it), seal it for the correct amount of time to allow
to fumigate the album.
What chemical would kill termites but not harm photos?
Please check my website: http://www.bobkiss.com/
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