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Identifying wet rot is not an exact science. For a start, there many different forms of wet rot that can affect timber in different ways. Also, without proper training, it can be difficult to identify the difference between wet rot and the more serious dry rot. That said, the guide below should be able to help with the initial identification of wet rot.
We have compiled a series of pictures of wet rot to help you identify it in addition to the guide below.
When no obvious fungus is present, wet rot can generally be identified and differentiated from dry rot by the differing colour of the decayed timber as well as the size and type of cracking by the timber as the wet rot progresses.
If you have any of the described conditions above, specialist wet rot treatment will be required to inhibit this.
Wet rot will normally require the attention of a professional damp contractor to make sure that it is properly treated with a real and meaningful guarantee that it will not return. Click on the links below to find out more about professional wet rot treatment and what is involved in a professional wet rot survey.
If you have identified wet rot in your property it is likely that you will need professional treatment. Find out what our qualified and experienced team can do for you.Wet rot treatment
If you have identified wet rot in your property, a professional surveyor can confirm your diagnosis and provide a professional treatment programme.Book a Wet Rot Survey
If you think you have identified wet rot in your property and want to speak to someone regarding wet rot treatment, call Wise Property Care on 0800 65 22 678 or click to find your local branch details.
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