wet rot


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wet rot

a brown rot of damp timber caused by the fungus Coniophora cerebella. The fungus can be controlled by application of a wood preservative such as creosote.
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Wet rot sounds scary, but it's usually easy to remedy with the right products - use Ronseal Wet Rot Wood Hardener to harden the soft, rotten wood, and then Ronseal High Performance Wood Filler, which is brilliant for big repairs and sets really fast.
Our question concerns coverage for wet rot damage that has led to a sagging roof.
Plans submitted to Birmingham City Council reveal the fire damage was "extensive" and wet rot has also become well established.
Plans submitted to Birmingham City Council say the fire damage was "extensive" and wet rot has also become well established.
The building - which was rebuilt between 1815 and 1820 and was used as a convent school from 1946 until 1989 - had been empty for two years and was riddled with problems including dry rot, wet rot, mould and woodworm.
It didn't end there, with the discovery that the house also had woodworm, boring weevils (they only ever want to talk about wood, apparently), wet rot fungus and, pretty much the unbeatable card in a game of 'Things You Don't Want To Find In Your Floor Boards' Top Trumps, the death watch beetle.
The 2006 edition added three additional coverages (electronic data, interruption of computer operations, and limited coverage for fungi, wet rot, and bacteria) to the fifteen that were included under businessowners 2002 form.
[10] used aqueous plant extracts in the control of wet rot of Amaranthus sp.
The basic form, as well as the broad and special causes of loss forms, also provides additional coverage for fungus, wet rot, dry rot, and bacteria (discussed later).