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What Type Of Damage Does My Wood Have?

Wood showing cosmetic and structurally damaging mold and rot.

Some mold damage is cosmetic, where other mold growths can severely compromise the strength of the wood.

Likewise, the difference between termite and carpenter ant damage is enormous, with termite damage being far more severe.

Identifying the source of wood damage in your home can give you significant insight on the nature and severity of damage you're facing.

When structural wood is significantly damaged, it becomes unable to bear the weight of your home. As this occurs, the floors above may become uneven, doors may stick or jam, and cracks may form in drywall.

Common Types Of Wood Damage

  • Structurally Damaging Mold & Rot
  • Cosmetic Mold Damage
  • Dry Rot (Brown Rot) Damage
  • Termite Damage
  • Carpenter Ant Damage
  • Powderpost Beetle Damage

Repairing damage to your structural wood early on can prevent symptoms of structural damage from occurring or becoming more severe.

Schedule A FREE Estimate

At Basement Systems, our crawl space experts can help you repair your crawl space and reinforce your damaged or weakened structure. We also offer a warrantied crawl space encapsulation system that will help to keep your space drier and healthier.

It costs you nothing to meet with one of our experts! To schedule a free crawl space repair estimate with one of our specialist in Canada or the United States, contact us by phone or e-mail today!

What Kind Of Damage Does Your Wood Have?

When it comes to wood damage, what you see is not necessarily what you get. There are times when a wood surface can be virtually covered in mold but have little evident structural damage. In other scenarios, the wood may look completely undamaged, while termites have made the lumber nearly hollow on the inside.

Below are six common types of wood damage that we encounter at Basement Systems, including what causes them and how to address the problem.

We Can Help You Repair Your Crawl Space!

Our complete crawl space encapsulation system is designed to seal and dry the crawl space. Once installed, this dry, sanitary space will deter pests, while keeping the area too dry for many wood-damaging organisms to thrive.

Your local dealer is available to meet with you to provide a free, no-obligation crawl space repair estimate! Each free estimate includes a professional, on-site inspection and measurement, an opportunity to have all your questions answered by an industry expert, and a complimentary copy of our full-color crawl space book.

Our dealer network serves throughout Canada and the United States. There's a locally owned and operated dealer in your neighborhood waiting to serve you!

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Our innovative and forward-thinking approach to designing products has solved wet basement problems that the basement waterproofing and crawl space industry has faced for decades, and our patented sump pump systems are the smartest and most reliable. Plus we listen to our customers and respond accordingly! Basement Systems Inc. has been awarded 24 Patents and 19 Innovation Prizes on waterproofing products we use every day, including a battery back up sump pump system. This approach ensures the best waterproofing systems and solutions available.