Insufficient ventilation causing dry-rot, in Mount Gravatt, a southern suburb of Brisbane.

Insufficient ventilation causing dry-rot. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.

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Insufficient ventilation causing dry-rot 1

Deteriorating timber.

Insufficient ventilation causing dry-rot 2

Mould

  • Mould is forming on the sub-floor timber structure and flooring due to insufficient ground clearance and inadequate ventilation.
  • This is causing dry rot damage to timber and can potentially cause health problems with inhabitants of the house.

Insufficient ventilation causing dry-rot. 

Related information:

Link: Wikipedia on Dry rot

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