Sources of dry rot
Dry rot is one of the most damaging conditions you can get in your home. To grow and flourish, dry rot needs moisture. This could come from many sources such as a drip from a leaking pipe, water coming through the roof or damaged drain pipes.
SDM will act quickly to locate and eliminate the underlying source of moisture behind the outbreak.
How we can help
Once it starts growing, often unseen it can inflict serious damage on timber anywhere in the home. Dry rot surveying may require exposure work before the complete extent of the outbreak can be determined. Using specialist surveying tools SDM will check the progress of dry rot infestation.
Our expert technicians will replace defective timbers and undertake repairs where necessary to retained sections, including structural and decorative timber. All retained timber is treated using the latest fungicidal formulations to prevent further infection. Where necessary adjacent masonry is irrigated and surface sprayed with a biocide. All fungicides and biocides are low odour, low hazard and HSE-approved.