Dry rot is wood decay caused by certain species of fungi that digest parts of the
wood which ... The decayed wood takes on a dark or browner crumbly
appearance, with cubical like cracking or checkin...
Aug 14, 2013 ... And unfortunately, like kudzu or a spot of rust on a car, wood rot can ... Ultimately,
serious enough wood rot can even compromise your home's structural integrity (
look ... So, how do you actually go about finding wood rot?
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Oct 19, 2013 ... Chuck explains how to tell the difference between wet rot and wood destroying
pest damage, and gets some footage of ... It's almost like nationa.
The different types of wood rot are explained here. ... to control, so fungi
abatement efforts generally focus on the one variable—moisture—that we can do
something about. ... Another type of fungi called "sap stain fungi" looks like
Apr 11, 2013 ... While wood rot may seem like just a nuisance, advanced decay can cause
structural failure. ... •What does roach poop (fecal pellets) look like?
Wood decay, also known as wood rot, is the decomposition of wood as the result
of actions by certain species of fungi. ... Carpenter ants, termites and other wood-
destroying insects do not cause wood decay. ... More inspection articles like this.
Tell tale guide on how to identify wet rot within your property. ... it can be difficult
to identify the difference between wet rot and the more serious dry rot. ... Timber
affected by wet rot will feel soft and spongy (even through a coat of paint) and
look darker than ... Find out what our qualified and experienced team can do for
Jun 9, 2015 ... We thought it'd be useful to take a look at the nature of wood fungus in ... The
fungi responsible for soft rot do their dirty deeds by secreting the ... holes inside
the wood which eventually discolour and crack very like brown rot.
Wood attacked by a white rot looks completely different to attack by a brown rot:
The .... over VERY DAMP inert materials, but do not pose the problem like dry rot.
Below two areas of timber rot found in the UK are addressed - dry rot and wet rot.
... Damage is often confined to timber but large flat mushroom-like fruiting ... that
the timber in a property does not become damp enough for dry-rot to attack, ... the
paint may look sound, the timber underneath may be rotting from the back.