Your foundation affects the entire structural integrity of your home, and the issues will always compound themselves over time, if left unattended. What might be viewed as unsightly or unseemly today could be downright dangerous and damaging tomorrow. Dry Rot is one of the things that can be easy to ignore, but it shouldn’t be. Only truly neglectful homeowners would let dry rot damage fester, if of course they knew it was there. It may seem silly to think that Dry Rot Damage could sneak up on you, but if you aren’t spending much time down in your crawl space, you might truly have no idea what devastation is brewing in the foundation of your home. If you do have dry rot in the foundational areas of your home, you should have a plan in place to repair, remove, or replace the affected wood. If you need the help of an expert who specializes in all aspects of foundation repair, call FoundationRX.
It doesn’t take a lot of time for different kinds of rot like Dry Rot & Brown Rot to set up shop in your home’s basement or crawl space area, and begin to affect the structural integrity of your home. Once the signs of decay the growth of fungus shows up in the wood of your crawl space or basement area, you had better take action, or you’re going to have major damage to your foundation. And while it can be easy to think you can just deal with this problem later on, dry rot damage doesn’t get better on its own, it only gets worse. Trust us. The cost of fixing the dry rot in your crawl space today is much less than the costs of having to pier jack your home and replace your entire foundation, or take other kinds of drastic measures to keep your home stable and upright.
Many homeowners might assume that dry rot is actually termite damage, but the two are mutually exclusive issues, even though their presence can exist simultaneously. Either way you cut it, this kind of weakening to the wooden framing and reinforcements of your home is a bad thing for the future of your home, especially if left unattended. Few things erode the foundation of your home like Dry Rot Damage in your primary beams, joints, flooring, wall studs, and more. If you think you have dry rot in your crawl space, call FoundationRX! Don’t delay! Call today for a FREE on-site assessment of your dry rotted wood, and any other problems with your crawl space, basement, floors, foundation, yard drainage, and more. Our professionals are here for you!