The Destructive Power Of Dry Rot

Timberwise have collected some photos showing an outbreak of Dry rot discovered by one their Timber and Damp specialists in the Manchester area.
By: Timberwise
Dry Rot Outbreak
Dry Rot Outbreak
May 17, 2012 - PRLog -- Timberwise Manchester were called to provide a pre-purchase Timber and Damp survey on an empty property to identify if there were any potential pitfalls that the prospective owner needed to know about. Upon walking into the hallway the tell tale sign of ‘spongy’ floorboards gave a clue of what was to come! The images attached give an indication of the destructive power of Dry rot. The outbreak had resulted in the structural breakdown of the sub floor joists and floor boards in the kitchen and hallway.

The Answer To This Dry Rot Outbreak

To rectify the damage caused by the Dry rot outbreak ( Timberwise removed the damaged flooring, joists, skirting boards and other affected timbers. The area was then treated with a fungicide and damaged timbers replaced.

What To Do If You Suspect Dry Rot In Your Property

Firstly don’t panic! If you suspect that you may have a Dry rot problem simply call 0800 288 8660 and arrange to have a survey carried out of the timbers by one of Timberwise's qualified timber surveyors. Alternatively complete their on-line Dry Rot survey request form.
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