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How does wood become termite-resistant?

How does wood become termite-resistant?

Wood is made termite-resistant by treating it with creosote oil, black oil or other wood preservatives. This is applied in large tanks under pressure to make sure it penetrates the wood deeply. Most termites will die if their supply of moisture is cut off.

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  • By treating it with pungent chemicals.
  • By ‘woodpeckering’ the termite.

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