dry rot


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dry rot

  1. a rotting of timber caused by the fungus Serpula lacrymans in which infected timber shows characteristic cubical cracking. Only damp wood is attacked initially although other, drier wood can be attacked later via long water-conducting structures.
  2. any general symptoms of plant disease in contrast to WET ROT, e.g. dry rot of gladioli.
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The dogs are also used to detect whether dry rot has started in properties which have been flooded.
To treat dry rot, again you need to begin by stopping the source of the damp, to ensure the rot won't reoccur, and then dry this out.
In your case, the survey report should confirm that the dry rot has been successfully treated.
"Our team identified the issues present and is delivering long-term solutions that will hopefully ensure property problems like damp and dry rot do not become a problem for future residents."
Ralston Golf Club were to receive an extra grant to cover the cost of eradicating their dry rot.
"The insurance company claim was rejected as actually dry rot was not covered under this policy.
Original windows were removed, dry rot cut out, new pieces spliced in and original glass kept where possible.
Dry rot on the exterior of a home is one of the most common of all home maintenance issues, especially on the eaves and the eave trim boards known as fascia.
Brenda Cox, by email AIF it's on the inside and on timbers with a cotton wool-like appearance, it may be dry rot. If so, get a rot specialist in.
Sam has been trained to sniff out the smell of active dry rot in buildings, saving a great deal of time and money.
"The staircase has partly collapsed because of dry rot, the building is like a sealed box and not ventilated.