What is Dry Rot?

Dry rot is like mushrooms. It’s a fungus that can get established in wet wood. Dry rot doesn’t happen in dry wood, the wood has to be moist. Normally dry rot occurs where there is a water leak entering the home. As the fungus matures, it shrinks and cracks the lumber. Dormant Stage of Dry

Leaking Roofs Often Require Expert Help

A leak in your roof is usually related to the way the felt papers or roof underlayment were installed prior to shingle installation. It’s common for people to try to fix leaks on a roof by placing sealant over the exterior of the shingles. This may work in situations where a hole formed after the

Missing window flashing

Missing or improperly installed window flashing can cause major problems. Most of these problems go undetected for many years. When we are finally called out to the job, it is often too late….. We see mold and organic growth in the driest desert climates. Trapped water in the wall system of a wood framed structure

Waterproof Decking…. Not exactly

Ironically, waterproof decks are where we find the worst dry rot in the shortest amount of time. There is a huge variety of waterproof decks offered by manufacturers and contractors. In Utah, every tile exterior deck that we run into has failed. Water gets in through the grout joints and into the grout bed under

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