Dry rot is a fungus that consumes and destroys wood materials. The fungus can move fast and spread eating your home’s wood structure. If dry rot starts to form on your Cannon Beach home, is it essential to act quickly and prevent the decay from spreading, causing severe damage.
Dry rot infiltrates your home through any interior and exterior openings and affects any wood structure. Dry rot can be found anywhere throughout your home. Dry rot often starts forming where moisture is present, but can be found in posts, beams, kitchen and bathroom floors and walls, deck framing, deck boards, eaves, roofs, near damaged gutters, foundations, sill plates, window and door framing, siding, cripple walls and crawl spaces, among others. Spotting dry rot is not always obvious, but below are some signs to watch out for.