How To Identify Dry Rot

Dry rot spores are fairly common and exist in most properties; in the majority cases they are entirely harmless. It is only when provided with adequate moisture that dry rot spores will germinate and grow. It is when the dry rot fungus begins to grow en-masse that it becomes dangerous to a property’s structural integrity. If you can see wet patches in the brickwork outside your home, then it is likely you have a water management issue somewhere, and any timber in these areas should be inspected for the tell tale signs of dry rot.

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