many residents in hangzhou met uninvited guests in their home: termites.
termite is known of their wood-eating habit and destruction to the wooden houses. do the termites in hangzhou affect the safety of the residents?
according to hou shoupeng, engineer of the termite control institute in hangzhou, termites that flew in to the houses do not need to eat wood to supplement their nutrition at this stage, so the harm is low.
if you see termites at home, you need to know the things below:
1. buildings with reinforced concrete structures do not need to worry about termite damage to building structures.
2. if termites destroy furniture at home, please do not kill them yourself, contact the termite control institute in hangzhou (0571-85021620).
3. luring and killing termites by utilizing the phototaxis of termites.
4. make preparations when decorating the house and try to avoid buying pine furniture.
5. pesticides from standard institutions do not affect human health.