The busy town of Sutton in Surrey, neighbours Carshalton, Cheam, Mitchum and Croydon has always been a busy area for Tapco HomeDry too. Fortunately we are based not far away and have offices in Thames Ditton and Esher, so the chances are you have heard of us or maybe you have seen our vans driving through your busy town.
If you live or own a property in Sutton or surrounding towns and have noticed any of the following things happening in your home you maybe experiencing signs of the dreaded Dry Rot Fungus (Serpula lacrymans). Dry Rot is caused by damp and fed by timber and can spread rapidly causing untold damage
. The first things you may noticing are:
• A smell of mushrooms when you first walk in your property.
• Fine red dust on your furniture. These is spore being spread from dry rot fruiting body.
• Brittle timbers that easily crumble in your hand.
• A white cotton wool like growth, called mycelium.
• Unusually springy or warped floors.
The problem often is you might not notice any of the above signs , allowing it to go unnoticed and to spread rapidly throughout your home.It can cause severe structural damage to timbers and masonry and will cause thousands of pounds worth of damage in a very short time. Each dry rot spore is capable of causing a brand new dry rot outbreak elsewhere in your property.
Tapco HomeDry are experts at dealing with dry rot because we have been treating properties in Sutton, since 1971 and have the enviable reputation as being London, Surrey and the Home Counties premier dry rot, damp proofing and woodworm experts.
Our specialist dry rot and damp treatment has helped thousands of people to eradicate the problems from their homes once and for all. We use only the safest and best high performance timber preservatives and all plastering is carried out in accordance with our ‘Tapco HomeDry Dry Rot and Damp Proofing re-plastering system’.
Call us on 0800 195 9878 for a full dry rot and damp Survey on your home. Members of the Property Care Association (PCA) and British Damage Management Association (BDMA) Do It Once, Do It Right with Tapco HomeDry.