Wet Rot Dry Rot Carmarthen

Wet & Dry Rot Carmarthen

RH Damp Proofing offer Wet Rot and Dry Rot services throughout Carmarthen, Ammanford, Cross Hands, Gorslas, Kidwelly, Burry Port, Pontarddulas, Tycroes, Killay and Dunvant.

What is the difference between Wet Rot and Dry Rot in Carmarthen?

Dry Rot Fungus in Carmarthen is the more serious of the two as it spreads throughout the timber, whereas, Wet Rot in Carmarthen occurs more frequently but usually stays within one localised area on the timber.

Wet Rot Carmarthen

When there is excess moisture in the air Wet Rot in Carmarthen is caused as the moisture is absorbed into the timber. The moisture softens the timber if left too long or goes unnoticed. Wet Rot in Carmarthen is not a health hazard, however, can be unsafe within the structure of a building and should be addressed when it is found in Carmarthen.

Signs to look for:

  • Dark Timber
  • Timber looks soft and spongy
  • Damp and musty smell
  • May appear to look cracked and crumbly when dry
  • It may have shrunk

Dry Rot Carmarthen

Dry rot in Carmarthen is a form of timber decay that can cause structural damage to your property in Carmarthen if left untreated. It is important to eliminate the source of moisture and stop the spores from the rot spreading.

With Dry Rot in Carmarthen being the more serious out of the two, it must be identified as soon as possible as the timber within the building becomes weak and brittle. Dry Rot gives an appearance of a dull muddy brown colour with fairly deep cracks. Poor ventilation and moisture can cause dry rot in Carmarthen.

Signs to look for:

  • Wood shrinks or darkens
  • Produces a moist odour
  • A fruiting body, which looks like a mushroom may appear
  • A cotton wool-like growth call Mycelium may also appear

Why not contact us for a Survey in Carmarthen. We will investigate the extent of the problem and recommend a solution to ensure it doesn't return.

RH Damp Proofing are based in Carmarthen serving customers in Carmarthen and the neighbouring areas in Wales.

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