Timber Rot Repairs

Timber rot repairs treated early can save major costs in the future

Timber decay starts when sufficient moisture is present and the timber has no chance to properly dry out. Once decay starts it can seriously weaken the structural integrity of your home.

Decay makes the timber more permeable meaning that it absorbs moisture more readily, speeding up the rot process. At advanced stages, decay is obvious, but in the early stages it may be hard to detect so any timber discolouration should to be inspected.

Exposed timber, especially the timber ends, such as balcony beams and pergolas are just two areas where decay is most likely to take hold. Look for areas where there is poor ventilation or where water gathers, such as condensation on glass causing water to pool on window sills, or traces of algae or mould giving the substrate a green or black appearance.

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Protecting your home

Ensuring your timber is properly sealed and treated will in the end save a lot of heartache and expensive repair bills.

At M.J.Harris Carpentry, we restore and weatherproof windows, fascias, doors and weatherboards back to their original state. In conjunction with M.J.Harris Painting, we can treat, repair and replace the timber rot in your home. Our painters will then seal and coat the areas to protect them from rot reoccurring.

Call our expert carpenters to come and inspect your home and save yourself from further costly damage.

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Testimonials

The bathroom looks amazing and we are so happy

The bathroom looks amazing and we are so happy. We will be recommending M.J. Harris to all our friends and will happily use your company again.

Really great job guys

Luke pulled down our back pergola and rebuilt it as it was unsafe, rotted and falling down. I was surprised at how quickly it went up.

No job was too small

The final result looks great, and my first home is now my dream home. Thanks to Mike and the boys for a job well done.

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Painting isn't the only service we offer. Collectively, the M.J. Harris Group have divisions that cover all services under one roof.