Re: termites, OT?
Hey Jack, Bob--
I guess you could ask an exterminator, but I've certainly been told
that placing an infested item in the freezer will kill any larvae and
eggs, though I've never tried it myself. And 72 hours may be minimal
timing; I'd probably opt for at least a week. :)
On Nov 14, 2008, at 11:01 AM, Jack Fulton wrote:
Put the books in freezer and there'll be no chemicals but frozen
Here in the San Francisco area there are a lot of termite killers
with orange oil from the rinds but I'm not sure if you placed orange
rinds in a sealed
bag that the gas would off the termites.
On Nov 14, 2008, at 5:09 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
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?
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