Hi, I wonder if anyone could help out with a query regarding dry rot.
I moved into my current property 6 years ago which I knew had a leaky shower. I fixed the leak and when i replaced the bath in the bathroom 6 months later the floor was rotten and had to be replaced. This is now fine.
I have just replaced my kitchen which adjoins the bathroom, and the floor under the units nearest the bathroom was rotten. I have replaced this also.
My concern is whether there could be dry rot present. There was no evidence of any fruiting bodies or strands as far as I can recall, just dry rotten wood.
Is there any danger dry rot could still be present even though the floor has now been replaced and should I take further precautions before covering the floor and forgetting about it?
Thanks for getting back to me. Yes I know it is nasty stuff and can cause real problems. Nothing in terms of rot seems to be present, but some signs of where the rot was active. I may get a damp survey done to put my my mind at rest. Cheers
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