Mandarin oranges must be particularly hard on the can lining. Once it
breaks down the can puffs up. Other cans have leaked, slowly, through
the seam. Beets, I think, and something else. The best were a couple
cans of apple juice--put them outside and with the daily temp cycle they
emptied without ever being opened.
On 29 Dec 2010 06:44:52 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Fake ID) wrote:
That's interesting. I think I keep a lot of canned food four years or
more, and I've never had a leak iirc. I don't have any canned oranges
though. Corn, spinach, peas, potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, soup,
beans, peaches, pears, fruit cocktail, pineapple. spaghetti sauce.
Sounds practical, but the missing factor is how the bugs got there in
the first place. What is their origin? Were they transported in the
This is some of the benefit one -may- get from a Integrated Pest
Management (IPM) strategy from a licensed and experienced Pest Control
I'll go 100 bucks on a re-infestation.
I guess it's possible. I have read reports that heat works for killing
bedbugs and that some companies use steam cleaners on beds, furniture, etc.
If the house has a sprinkler system I think most of them are set to go off
at 135 degrees. So getting the house up to 130 degrees would seem risky if
there is a sprinkler system in place.
Also, there is a health inspector "rule of thumb" trick for testing hot
water coming out of a faucet. It is to put your fingers under the faucet
and turn on the hot water. When the temperature of the water gets hot to
the point where you have to pull your fingers out due to the burning, the
temp of the water is about 110 degrees. So, if surfaces in the super heated
house are above 110 degrees -- especially metal surfaces that conduct heat
easily -- it would be pretty easy to get burned by touching them.
In Pennsylvania, as of January 1, 2011, all newly constructed one-family and
two-family dwellings are now required to have sprinkler systems. If you
look up residential sprinkler systems online, you'll find that most are set
No, not nonsense, and not necessarily irrelevant. I see that you must have
missed a few days when they were teaching politeness at charm school.
Sure. Here are a few. Looks like California also now has the same
requirement as Pennsylvania as of January 1, 2011.
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