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Dry Rot Experts

  • Our local team of qualified surveyors and trained technicians can diagnose and treat your dry rot problem in all types of properties, including residential, commercial and historical buildings.

  • Our surveyors will carry out a thorough dry rot survey on your property, correctly identifying the outbreak and providing you with a detailed report on completion, including recommendations and a fixed price quotation.

Experience and Innovation

  • Rentokil Property Care has over 60 years’ experience in property preservation, and our surveyors are certified surveyors in Remedial Treatment (CSRT) and Structural Waterproofing (CSSW), ensuring they will effectively diagnose any dry rot problem within your property correctly.

  • Our qualified technicians will then rectify the dry rot problem, removing the source of moisture and replacing damaged timber, while treating the area with a fungicidal spray to prevent a future outbreak.

Peace of Mind

  • Our dry rot treatments are backed by a 30-year guarantee which can be passed onto future owners should you decide to move, giving you absolute peace of mind.

  • We are Property Care Association (PCA) members, offering assurance that you all work is conducted to the highest standard. We are also a Which? ‘Trusted Trader’ and registered TrustMark contractors, giving you reassurance of the quality of our service.

  • Rentokil Property Care have made an ongoing commitment to quality property preservation, ensuring we provide customers with the highest level of customer care. This is why we are rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot, with over 500 five-star independent reviews.

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1. Stop the Moisture Source

Locate and remove any wall plaster or infected wood to allow direct access to the treatment area. Our pre-treatment work will prevent future dry rot spore from germinating.

2. Remove Damaged Area

All decayed wood and damaged linings such as panelling, skirting, ceilings and plaster are removed to prevent the further spread of the rot fungus.

3. Targeted Dry Rot Treatment

If structural timbers and brickwork are affected by the dry rot fungus then a fungicidal paste is applied to form a protective chemical barrier. This will not only prevent wood rotting fungi from re-establishing itself but prevent attacks from wood-boring insects for many years to come.

4. Damaged Timber Replacement

Once our property technicians is certain that dry rot is fully eradicated from your home, they will begin replacing timber with preservative-treated timbers.

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"I had the most excellent experience with Robert from Rentokil when he came over to check out potential dry rot. He was extremely friendly, personable and very patient in his manner, particularly in taking time to explain things careful to me so that I could best understand a situation I knew very little about!"

Mr Hughes -

"Rentokil Property Care dealt with a problem of dry rot in part of our house. The whole process, from the initial survey to establish the nature of the problem to the completion of the work that was required to put it right went very smoothly, and there were no problems."

Mr Thomas -