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Don't let wet or dry rot ruin your home this winter

Dry rot and wet rot can be stopped

Dry rot is a major building decay fungus and once developed within the building is capable of considerable destruction.

Wet rot is caused by a number of species of fungus which require damp to thrive successfully.

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Dry rot:

  • Cracking of timber

  • Wood shrinkage

  • Grey film over timbers with patches of purple or yellow

  • White fluffy cotton wool like mycelium

  • Orange spores

  • Red/orange dust

Dry Rot and wet rot treatments may include:

Wet rot:

  • Cracking of timber

  • Timber is soft, crumbly

  • Visible spores

  • Acrid smells

  • Removal, treatment and restoration of timber

  • Improving ventilation

  • Anti-fungal treatments

  • Damp proofing

BWT South East's technicians are highly experienced and can treat wet and dry rot with the minimum of disruption in your home.

Look for these symptoms for wet rot and dry rot:

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Symptoms

Cause

Remedy

• Cracking Of Timbers

• Fruiting bodies

• Red Dust

• Acrid mushroom smell

Moisture Content 20-30%, stagnant air, high humidity.

BWT to remove, treat and renew. Improve ventilation. Find and cure cause of attack.

Serpula Lacrymans

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Symptoms

Cause

Remedy

• Cracking of timber

• Fruiting bodies

• Mycelium often present

High Moisture Content in immediate vicinity

BWT to remove, renew and improve ventilation. Find and cure cause of attack.

Coniophora puteana

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Symptoms

Cause

Remedy

• Cracking of timber

• Mycelium often present

Very high Moisture Content in immediate vicinity

BWT to remove, renew and improve ventilation.

Fibroporia vaillantii

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Symptoms

Cause

Remedy

• Commonly found in external joinery, bleached wood.

• Stringy fibrous appearance

• Fruit body / Mycelium

High Moisture Content, condensation, defective paintwork.

Renew timbers.

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