Do you smell a musty odor near the doors or windows? See mushrooms or other fungi growing on wood siding? Or perhaps notice cracks, water stains, or peeling paint on wood trim? These are all signs of wood rot, which, if left untreated, can cause significant damage to your home.
At Elite Custom Painting and Remodeling, we offer quick and effective wood rot replacement services tailored to your needs. We have decades of experience working with Virginia homeowners, helping them replace rotted wood before it causes further damage.
It results from the decomposition of wood due to fungal growth. The fungi feed on the cellulose in the wood, causing it to weaken and decay. Wood rot can be caused by various sources of moisture, including:
Step 1: Inspection
We will look for any signs of wood rot, such as:
Step 2: Removal of Damaged Wood
Upon identification of the affected area, we will remove the damaged wood. We will also remove any insulation or other materials that have been affected by the wood rot.
Step 3: Cleaning and Disinfecting
After the removed wood and insulation have been disposed of, we will clean and disinfect the area. This will help to prevent the spread of any mold or mildew.
Step 4: Replacement of Damaged Wood
We will use new lumber that is treatment resistant to ensure that the problem does not reoccur. You can also choose to have us stain or paint the new wood to match the existing trim.
Step 5: Final Inspection
We will conduct a final inspection to ensure a quality job. We will also provide you with a guarantee of the work that we have done.
If you suspect that you have wood rot in your home, don’t wait to get it fixed. We’re here to help keep your home in top condition.