The Dangers of Dry Rot!



Dry Rot is a widespread problem in Southern California.

What exactly is dry rot? Dry rot is a wood-rotting fungus. Dry rot occurs when the wood is exposed to moisture, dampness, or condensation of any kind. Does your balcony feel spongy? You likely have dry rot...


Dry rot can occur in floors, walls, landings, or even the structural wood framing of the building. Dry rot is especially dangerous because it is quick moving and causes severe damage to your wooden structures!


Often referred to as "building cancer." Dry rot poses a significant threat to the structural integrity and safety of your walkways, decks, balconies, and any other wooden structures in your properties.

Dry rot is hard to notice or detect because it tends to occur in the hidden inner structures of your property. It takes a trained eye, and sometimes destructive testing to expose potential Dry rot is hard to notice or detect because it tends to occur in the hidden inner structures of your property. It takes a trained eye, and sometimes destructive testing to expose potential liabilities. The last thing you want is for a tenant to fall through the cracks of neglected repairs! Preventative maintenance can help protect your property and limit your liability.