It Starts With a Leaky Roof. After an accurate assessment of the root cause, and replacement of the Rotted and/or infested wood, we can also fix the poor workmanship that caused the damage in the first place. Repairing any roof leaks or installing the proper metal edging at the overhangs (i.e. where the fascia bord meets the roof tiles), can go a long way to promote a healthy wood environment.
Poor workmanship and industry practices cause premature dry rot throughout Orange County and the US. If caught in time, we can replace the superficial bad wood and also correct the mistakes made during the original build, thus greatly reducing future maintenance.
Roof leaks are a major cause of Dry Rot and Termite damage. Horizontal beams such as Patio Cover Joists and Ledgers can be shielded with metal edging. The tops of horizontal wood surfaces get less maintenance because they can’t be seen easily. Summarizing, wet wood is the always the cause of Dry Rot and Termite damage. Keeping the wood dry Paramount.