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Wet rot found in a church in Lancashire

13 June 2019

Built in the late 17th century, this timber frame church was built to serve the growing population of Lancashire. Once a physical representation of the...

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Mould growth found in a loft in Manchester

6 June 2019

Mould can be a major pain point for thousands of homeowners throughout the UK. It’s important to not only accurately identify the cause but to...

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Damage to a barn conversion in Kent caused by Death Watch Beetle

1 May 2019

Ashford is a market town in mid-Kent, on the southern edge of a big Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, filled with the chalk hills of...

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How Wood Wasps Can Affect Your Property?

23 August 2013

What is a Wood wasp? The Horntail also generally known as the ‘Giant Wood Wasp’ or even ‘Greater Horntail’ which is a large sawfly, is...

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Surveyors Fotofile: Dry rot fruiting body

28 June 2013

There are tell-tale signs of dry rot such as damaged timber, spore dust, white mycelium and fruiting bodies. Some amazing pictures today from one of...

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Identifying the Differences between Wet rot and Dry rot

18 April 2013

A question that we get asked frequently by clients who discover a form of fungal decay in their property is “What’s the difference between dry rot and...

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Surveyors Fotofile: Plaster fungi in a South London pub

18 April 2011

At Timberwise our surveyors are experts in identifying various forms of fungal decay from well know rots such as Dry Rot and Wet Rot through...

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Surveyors Fotofile: The tell tale signs of a woodworm problem

25 May 2010

Today’s surveyor photo shows the tell tale signs of a woodworm infestation. It was taken by a Timberwise surveyor whilst surveying the loft of a...

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Surveyors Fotofile: House Longhorn beetle damage

29 March 2010

House Longhorn beetle (Hylotrupes bajulus) Today’s photo looks at damage caused by one of the least common types of woodworm found in the UK  –...

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