Dry rot in nature is a vital decomposition process and is part of the natural cycle of any forest or wooded area. However, in your home it is anything but vital.
Dry rot is wood decay caused by fungi and fueled by wood and moisture. Because fungi are living, it grows and spreads given adequate nutrients and the proper environment. Thus, the sooner you catch and take care of the issue – the better.
Any wood that is susceptible to getting wet, either through deterioration of the original sealing or lack of sealing/protection in the first place, is in danger. If you catch the problem early, it may be treatable. However, replacement of the affected portion of the area is usually the remedy.
Typical areas it is found:
For more about Dry Rot and its remedies – see our main Fungus/Dryrot page.
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