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What is dry rot?

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decomposition of wood by fungi

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Dry rot rot of wood is caused by?

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What is dry rot a type of?

Dry rot is a type of funal invasion against wooden structures.

What is dry rot-?

Dry rot is something that is no more good. This is something that has set for a while and has dried up.

Can dry rot affect your health?

Dry rot will affect your health because your blood will not be able to flow throughout your body. If dry rot is severe, you should get the dry rotted part of the body removed to help circulation.

Can Michelin tires dry rot?

Any tire will dry rot over time especially if it is exposed to sunlight.

What are the ratings and certificates for Dry Rot - 1956?

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Does tanalised timber protect from dry rot?

It will help, but the best way to prevent dry rot is to keep timber dry and to ensure it gets enough ventilation.

What is punky wood?

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Does salt make an apple rot?

No. but it will dry out.

Do T-shirts rot?

They can if kept in the wrong environment. They are most likely to dry rot.

How does dry rot affect humans?

The spores of dry rot can cause asthma attacks in children who have never had asthma. It can really damage a young child's lunges.

What should I do if there is dry rot on my tire sidewall?

if there is dry rot on your tire is should be replaced. this can cause pressure loss and weaken the strength of your tire

How do you prevent wood rot?

Wet and dry rot are two differents types of defect wet rot occur on a wood containing of over 24% of moisture and dry rot occur at 18 % to 22%, to stop does attack you have to use de-humidifiers and mostly allow an ventilation more often to permit the wood to dry when the wood is completly dry i will advise you to protect your wood with wood polish.

Can plants rot in Antarctica?

The natural environment of Antarctica is too dry and too cold to promote rot.

What is the main cause wood to dry rot?

The main cause of wood dry rotting is a brown rot fungi called Serpula lacrymans. These spores get onto wood and slowly eat away at the wood, causing it to slowly rot out.

How does dry rot effect wood and how do you prevent it?

Dry rot is not actually dry,,,,,, It decays wood by keeping it damp and allowing the growth of bacteria,,,,, To prevent it get it away from the water source and allow plenty of air ventilation.

How do you prevent dry rot in tires?

Dry rot happens when the vehicle sits too much. If possible drive the vehicle even for shot distances, to rotate the tires. If the vehicle is being stored long term, then lifting the tires off of the ground will help slow the dry rot process.

Is tire weather cracking unsafe?

It can be if the dry rot is severe.

What is dry rot and is it solved?

If you get a tooth pulled u could get dry rot and then u would have to get a root canal to not get dry rot put a swab in your mouth were the tootth was pulled so it will soke up the bleeding and keep it moist :) ;p - crumbling and drying of timber or bulbs or potatoes or fruit caused by a fungus

Is rot a proper word?

Yes, rot is a proper word.The word rot is a verb (rot, rots, rotting, rotted):Paper money will rot if you bury it in the ground without moisture protection.The word rot is a noun (uncountable, mass noun):The potatoes show some rot so we should throw them out.Some compound nouns for the noun rot: root rot, dry rot, brown rot, black rot, boll rot, etc.The noun 'rot' is sometimes used as slang for 'nonsense'.

Why was living in the House of the Seven Gables unhealthy?

because of dry rot

What is fungi on timber called?

Im pretty sure its dry rot

Do tires deteriorate when not being used?

Yes, they call it "dry rot".

Which word means decay of wood?

Rot, e.g. Dry rot has set in to the timber framework of the roof...... or, the tree is dead and has gone has rotten.