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Damp problem leads to Dry rot outbreak

21 March 2014

Timberwise Oxford were called out recently to a mid-terrace property in Oxford that appeared to be suffering with dampness. The property had a damp smell that appeared...

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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: Damage caused by Death Watch Beetle

23 July 2013

Timberwise Canterbury were recently contacted by the owners of a timber framed converted barn in Ashford, Kent to survey the timbers within the property as...

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Surveyors Fotofile: Dry Rot fruiting body

28 June 2013

Some amazing pictures today from one of our Cardiff surveyors taken whilst carrying out dry rot treatments in Cardiff. The property owner correctly identified that...

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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: Wet rots

1 March 2012

In the course of their everyday work our surveyors come across many different types of decay that attack the timbers of properties both old 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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The dangers of not drying a property out after flooding

4 April 2011

These photos show the dangers of not drying out a property after it has been subjected to flooding. Flooding doesn’t necessarily happen as a result...

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Surveyors Fotofile: Mould growth in a roof void

25 January 2011

A fantastic example today of mould growth in a roof void from one of our Manchester surveyors. The mould growth was caused by over insulating...

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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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