Wood Rot Repair in Connecticut
Weathertite Systems, LLC stop wood rot from damaging your roof & devaluing your home in Greater New Haven & Western CT & Nearby
Wood rot often comes as an unpleasant surprise.
Left untreated, with the right conditions, wood rot can spread and eventually weaken the structure of your home. Resale value will decrease with significant rot so it's important to take action.
What Causes Rot?
The fungal spores. Although they are not always active we have to know that rot damage does not occur within one day.
Fungi attacks dry rot, which is a common type of wood rot. The fungi destroy the parts of the wood that keeps the area strong and firm.
Fungal spores need adequate amounts of water and high relative humidity, potentially in bathrooms for example. The stage is set for rot when the content is filled with moisture and joined with high relative humidity.
Where to Inspect for Dry Rot & Wood Rot
Rot is likely to occur in:
Framing that's exposed in a basement/crawlspace
Exterior window sills and door thresholds
Exterior window and door casings
The underside of roof decking
Fascia (trim to which gutters are often attached) and rake boards (trim on the gable end of a roof)
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