Wet Rot Treatment Specialists
Protectahome Surveyors are experienced professionals who are used to dealing with wood rotting fungi found in buildings.
Whilst there are many types of wood rotting fungi there are two main groups, Brown Rots and White Rots.
There is only one true Dry Rot fungus which belongs to the Brown Rot group.
The two most common types of Wet Rot found in buildings are Cellar Fungus (Coniophora puteana) and Mine Fungus (Fibroporia vaillantii). Both require significantly Damp Timber to perpetuate their life cycle and both cause darkening of the Damp Timber along with cuboidal (block like) cracking.
It is essential that the type and extent of a Wet Rot attack is correctly identified which may in some circumstances require localised “opening up” work. Whilst a Wet Rot attack is usually easier to deal with than a Dry Rot outbreak, professional advice and identification are critical if unnecessary work is to be avoided.
Contact us on 0800 055 6966 to discuss any matters relating to Wood Rotting Fungi or to arrange for one of our experienced Surveyors to visit.