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Cellulose Insulation Does Not Attract Insects

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Glenda. asked:

I was told by a termite that the cellulose insulation on the concrete walls under my house attracted termites. Is that true? (Should have said termite company. I do not really talk to termites…)

Cellulose Insulation Does Not Attract Termites or other Insects


Your termite company is mistaken. Cellulose insulation uses borate fire retardants, which are unattractive to insects. So the product would not attract termites or any other insect. In fact, there are even some cellulose insulation brands available that are certified pest control products. Check our producer member websites for cellulose insulation products specifically designed for pest control. (Better than talking to termites!)

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