How to prevent insects from bamboo products?
30 July 04

Bamboo products pest control tips:

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In summer, consumers began to purchase cool bamboo products, bamboo furniture, rattan furniture, rattan products, straw weaving products, and wicker products. But soon afterwards, it will start to find bugs, and then worry about the quality of the bamboo products and rattan products they bought. In fact, whether or not the maintenance of bamboo products depends on the law is the key to prolonging the service life. Because bamboo products are rich in cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin and sugar, fat, protein, etc., these components are just nutritional supplements for insects such as locusts and termites. Therefore, locusts and termites are the most dangerous enemies of bamboo furniture. When using bamboo products, we should take certain measures to prevent insects, so as to increase the service life of bamboo products.


General bamboo products should be placed in a dry, ventilated place. If bamboo products are often placed in a damp, dark place, it will be beneficial to the reproduction of microorganisms due to humidity, and mildew will easily occur. Such as cabinets, bookshelves, lounge chairs and other large pieces of bamboo furniture, usually to remove the dirt in the gap, and rinse with water, dried. Especially for bamboo furniture that is temporarily not used, it should be washed, dried, and then stored on a dry, ventilated place.

Bamboo products are best coated with varnish and cooked tung oil. This is a good thing that can prevent fleas, make it durable, and make bamboo products beautiful. Newly-produced small and medium sized bamboo products such as baskets, mats and other products are preferably steam-steamed at high temperatures. After 2-3 hours of steaming, insects and microorganisms hidden in bamboo products can be thoroughly killed. It is also possible to soak bamboo products for 1-2 days with boiling water and a certain amount of salt, and to prevent the occurrence of insect gall.


Found that bamboo products have insects, you can use the following methods to eliminate insects: First, the amount of sharp pepper or pepper, chopped into the end, into the boring hole, and flush with boiling water, there is the role of insecticide, can prevent insects in the bamboo The spread in the product; the second is to use kerosene and into the trace amount of dichlorvos and mix well, drip into the hole in the bamboo furniture, but also to kill the locust. However, this method is not suitable for baskets, cabinets and other food storage bamboo utensils to prevent accidents.