Rot Technician

Dry Rot Treatment

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How to Treat Dry Rot

Dry rot is a severe timber decaying condition that requires professional expertise and treating dry rot should only be ever be undertaken by professionals. If you are worried about dry rot in your home or business? You’re not alone; our experienced team of dry rot specialists are here to help.

With over 60 years of experience in providing thousands of properties across the UK with our expertise and treatment solutions, our specialist property care team are on the case.

To arrange a dry rot survey with a member of our experienced team, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our dry rot specialists. Contact Rentokil Property Care on 0800 0121 437 or contact us using our online contact form below.

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Dry Rot Survey and Treatment

Before professional dry rot treatment can be carried out on your property, we provide a thorough inspection of your property to assess the extent of your dry rot problem. Conducted by one of our qualified surveyors, this may require removing some plaster, skirting or panelling to evaluate the full extent of the dry rot and its causes.

During our dry rot survey, our surveyor will:

  • Perform a detailed inspection of your property
  • Check for associated problems such as other types of rot or signs of damp
  • Inspect other areas of your property that may be at risk
  • Provide a cost-effective solution to your problem
  • Provide you with a full report outlining findings in each specific area of your property.

Dealing with Dry Rot

Once our dry rot survey has been completed, a solution has been agreed upon and our surveyor has arranged a suitable date with you; our technicians will arrive and start our dry rot treatment process. Our technicians will go through the following steps to treat dry rot in your home.

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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Our Dry Rot Treatment Guarantee

As long term members of the Property Care Association and Trust Mark, we guarantee our specialist technicians have the skills, qualifications, craftsmanship and rot treatments to offer an effective solution to your dry rot problem.

As part of our treatment programme, all our dry rot treatments carry a 30-year guarantee on any work carried out by our elite team of property care technicians. Our guarantee can also be transferred over to any future owners protecting your property for years to come.

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