Practical advice on dealing with decayed timber that is found once the cladding of a leaky building is removed. This guide covers identifying the extent of timber decay and repairing the framing. It is aimed at builders and building professionals.
Timber remediation is a highly specialised area of work that differs from building to building. This guide highlights some circumstances where expert advice should be sought for identifying and testing fungal decay:
This information is published by the Your home’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people:
with compliance with the Building Act, it is published under section 175 of the Building Act
with a Weathertight Services claim, it is published under section 12 of the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006.
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