wet rot


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wet rot

n
1. (Building) a state of decay in timber caused by various fungi, esp Coniophora puteana. The hyphal strands of the fungus are seldom visible and affected timber turns dark brown
2. (Plant Pathology) any of the fungi causing this decay
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Thus far my sense of sight; while dry rot and wet rot and all the silent rots that rot in neglected roof and cellar - rot of rat and mouse and bug and coaching-stables near at hand besides - addressed themselves faintly to my sense of smell, and moaned, "Try Barnard's Mixture.
Wet rot sounds scary, but it's usually easy to remedy with the right products - use Ronseal Wet Rot Wood Hardener (PS9.
Wet rot sounds scary, but it's usually easy to remedy with the right products - use Ronseal Wet Rot Wood Hardener to harden the soft, rotten wood, and then Ronseal High Performance Wood Filler, which is brilliant for big repairs and sets really fast.
Our question concerns coverage for wet rot damage that has led to a sagging roof.
Plans submitted to Birmingham City Council reveal the fire damage was "extensive" and wet rot has also become well established.
Plans submitted to Birmingham City Council say the fire damage was "extensive" and wet rot has also become well established.
In April The Wheatsheaf Players, who perform at the Co-operative Theatre, in Watersmeet Road, Coventry, revealed that wet rot in the stage had got so bad that part of it was too dangerous to use.
The building - which was rebuilt between 1815 and 1820 and was used as a convent school from 1946 until 1989 - had been empty for two years and was riddled with problems including dry rot, wet rot, mould and woodworm.