Dry rot is used to describe a fungus that destroys wood. This is found in most parts of the world. Despite the fact that it impacts forest timbers, it is best known because it destroys timbers in buildings. If you have dry rot in your home, it is imperative to get in touch with a professional as quickly as possible so that this can be quickly dealt with. With that being said, continue reading to discover more about dry rot. You will also find our contact details at the end of the post.
Signs of dry rot
There are a number of different signs that you may have dry rot in your home and, therefore, require our dry rot eradication services. This includes wood that cracks, darkens, and shrinks in a cuboidal manner. You may also notice that, when the weather is warm, there is a fluffy and white cotton wool looking mycelium that develops. In addition to this, a silky grey to mushroom coloured skin can develop in less humid conditions. This can have patches of yellow and lilac on it.
Where does dry rot grow?
Any timber that is unprotected in your property, from the ground to the roof, can be at risk of a dry rot attack if it becomes damp. If you think that you may have spotted the presence of dry rot in your home, it is important to get in touch with us as soon as possible so that you can benefit from our dry rot eradication service. It is important to note that this is something that can impact any structure, young or old. It is caused due to dampness that has germinated the dry rot fungus sport that is on the wood. This means that i can show up virtually anywhere. Leaking roofs tend to be a big cause for this type of rote, as damp penetrates due to defective masonry and gutters, as well as plumbing leaks within your home. It is common for dry rot to thrive behind wall fabrics, in underfloor areas, and in roofs with poor ventilation. We have many years of experience in dry rot eradication, and we can help you to ensure your home is safe and protected.
Contact Bio Kil today for more information
If you have any questions about the dry rot eradication service that we provide or you would like more information about dry rot in general, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us for more information. You can use the form on our contact page and we will get back to you as quickly as we can. You can also reach us by dialling 07964 072765 or 01202 465069. We pride ourselves on our fair prices and offering a reliable and honest service. We look forward to helping you guarantee a safe and comfortable home environment.