Wet rot


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wet rot

[′wet ‚rät]
(materials)
Fungal decay of wood with a high moisture content.

Wet rot

A fungus that feeds on wood and destroys wet timber; most often found in cellars, neglected external joinery, and rafter ends. Causes timber to soften, darken and develop cracks along the grain and lose strength.

wet rot

The decay of timber having a high moisture content, as a result of the attack of fungi.
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One of the causes is "hidden decay," which is the wet rot. However, "wet rot" damage is itself excluded, but an ensuing loss to covered property described in coverages A and B not excepted or excluded is covered.
Liberally apply Ronseal High Performance Wet Rot Wood Hardener (from PS7 for 250ml, B&Q) to make the remaining wood rock hard, then fill with a good exterior wood filler, such as Ronseal High Performance Wood Filler (from PS7 for 275g, B&Q), which is designed to rebuild rotten wood.
(a) The enforcement of any ordinance or law which requires demolition, repair, replacement, reconstruction, remodeling or remediation of property due to contamination by "pollutants" or due to the presence, growth, proliferation, spread or any activity of "fungi", wet rot or dry rot; or
Control of Wet Rot Disease of Amaranthus species caused by Choanephora cucurbitarium with extract of Azadirachta indica.
All three causes of loss forms--basic, broad, and special--exclude the presence, growth, proliferation, spread, or any activity of fungus, wet rot, dry rot, and bacteria.
The ceiling collapse that caused her death was blamed on dry and wet rot which riddled the ancient supports above the bay window at the side of the Grade II-listed building.
Control of wet rot of Amaranthus sp.caused by Choanephora cocurbitarum with extracs of Azadirachta indica.
To the extent that coverage is provided in the Additional Coverage - Limited Coverage For "Fungus", Wet Rot, Dry Rot And Bacteria with respect to loss or damage by a cause of loss other than fire or lightning.
roofless and reeking of dry rot, wet rot and every conceivable form of dampness.
The current exclusion is A.2.c(5), which excludes "mold, fungus, or wet rot." The exclusion continues: "However, we do insure for loss caused by mold, fungus, or wet rot that is hidden within the walls or ceilings or beneath the floors or above the ceilings of a structure if such loss results from the accidental discharge or overflow of water or steam from within: (a) [A] plumbing, heating, air conditioning or automatic fire protective sprinkler system, or a household appliance, on the 'residence premises'; or (b) [A] storm drain, or water, steam or sewer pipes, off the 'residence premises.'"
"However, if we do encounter wet rot or something along those lines, we will be looking to revisit the scheme, to make sure it comes back within budget."