Used pallets

Discussion in 'Building plans, blueprints, and finished projects' started by fire17, Apr 24, 2014.

  1. fire17

    fire17 New Member

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    I work in a factory that makes different types of healthy food supplements. We get a lot of pallets that I would be able to bring home and was wondering. Would they be alright to use for a bee hive. I do know they are heat treated but not sure if it would be a good idea or not. Any info would help. Thanks!
     
  2. ApisBees

    ApisBees Active Member

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    Watch where the came from originally as some from over seas are sprayed with insecticides to kill any pests that could be harbored in the wood.
     

  3. BoilerJim

    BoilerJim New Member

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    And as long as the lumber is not treated lumber you should be fine.
     
  4. Barbarian

    Barbarian New Member

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    I find that an aged pallet which has been exposed to weather for several weeks is easier to take apart.