What Causes Wet Rot? Identify Wet Rot How We Treat Wet Rot
What is Wet Rot?
Wet Rot can mean a lot of types of wood decay that can affect your home when there is a high level of structural dampness or a water leakage. Increased moisture in timber provides a perfect place for all sorts of fungi to grow (for example the basement fungus Coniophora puteana)
It is of an utmost importance to properly discern/recognise/differentiate Wet Rot from it dangerous counterpart, Dry Rot.They may look similar, but the effects of Dry Rot can be much more widespread and dangerous.
This is why it’s always prudent to request a Specialist Opinion on whether you are dealing with Dry or Wet Rot. It is also important to know which fungus is causing the Wet Rot so that the appropriate treatment can be applied.