Wet Rot in Reading

Wet Rot Treatment in ReadingĀ Rusting Wall Ties Bournemouth

If you suspect wet rot in your property call Prokil today for specialist treatment and preventative services that are unmatched. Wet rot in your Reading home is a serious issue that can have a major impact on your properties infrastructure.

The fungi that cause wet rot, such as Poria Vaillantii, is usually found in waterlogged timber. This can often occur as a result of flooding usually due to issues with your plumbing or drainage. The consequences of a sodden timber frame cannot be understated with a very likely risk of complete failure resulting in the building collapsing.

How can I tell if my Reading home has been affected by wet rot?

One of the most obvious signs of wet rot is the presence of excess water that will emerge from affected timbers whenever you apply pressure against it. Additionally, you may also notice that your floors will begin to shift when you walk across them. If you notice either of these problems, it is imperative that you act fast.

Wet rot can irreparably damage your property in as little as 60 days from the point of infestation. It can also be hard to spot unlike dry rot so if you suspect that your home might be affected, contact Prokil without delay.

How can Prokil help?

They say that prevention is the best defence and at Prokil we can provide you with the very best preventative measures around. Our waterproofing services are second-to-none and we can apply these to any area within your home, especially where woodwork comes into frequent contact with moisture.

Our service can track down and eliminate the cause of your wet rot before treating the affected areas and putting right any damage that may have occurred.

For the best advice around and solutions that work, do not hesitate to call Prokil now.


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What can cause wet rot?

If woodwork comes into sustained contact with water or high levels of humidity, wet rot will usually occur.

As such, if wet rot is present in your home you may also have an issue with leaking pipes or blocked drains.

For a survey on your property and information on all our services, pleaseĀ contact us.

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