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Are there any special precautions that need to be taken in termite prone areas when drying wood? Besides spraying the general area. I seem to have very agressive termites in my area, they seem to gather while the chainsaw is still running. How can I protect fresh timbers while they start to dry?
 

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You really should have no problem with termites. There are two basic types (besides Formosan) terminte: the dry wood and the subterranean. You do not see dry wood termites very often.

The Subterranean need a continuous path back to the earth. If they do not have this they will not thrive and stay in your wood. Of course if you lay your wood directly on the ground you could have a problem.

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