Dry Rot Repair Experts

Dry rot is a pervasive and destructive issue that affects homes and buildings across Northern California. 

If left unchecked, dry rot can lead to costly repairs, and even compromise the structural integrity of your property.

Moyerco Construction is a reputable dry rot repair and remediation company serving Auburn, Rocklin, Roseville, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, and other nearby locations.

If your home is suffering from dry rot, addressing the issue as quickly as possible is critical to protecting your investment. 

Call 530.401.0236 or contact us today to schedule a consultation. 

Service Area

Serving greater Sacramento, Placer & Nevada County. We are your local construction, maintenance & repair pros. 

Eliminate Dry Rot with MoyerCo Construction

Our dry rot repair service begins with a thorough inspection of the property to identify the extent of the damage. We will assess both visible and hidden areas to ensure no potential troublesome areas are missed.

With our expertise in construction and carpentry, we will restore your property and eliminate wood rot and water damage wherever it appears.

We will take steps to identify and address the source of moisture intrusion to prevent future occurrences of dry rot. We will eliminate and replace the damaged wood, plus paint and protect it, restoring your building to its original beauty.


    "My journey in the construction industry began in Auburn, California, where at the age of 18, I started building custom homes. Over the years, my career evolved from a mere job to a genuine passion and love for the trade. There is nothing more satisfying than the final handshake and smile from our customers, knowing that we have delivered beyond their expectations."

    What Causes dry rot?

    Dry rot is caused by a fungus that results from moisture. The fungus consumes the cellulose and hemicellulose components of wood, leaving it brownish, cracked, and brittle.

    Several factors contribute to the development of dry rot:

    Moisture Intrusion: The most common cause of dry rot is water infiltration. Leaking roofs, faulty plumbing, poor ventilation, or improperly sealed windows and doors can all lead to excess moisture that provides an ideal environment for the fungus to grow.

    Lack of Ventilation: Inadequate airflow within enclosed spaces can cause moisture buildup, creating conditions favorable for dry rot growth.

    High Humidity: Areas with consistently high humidity levels can encourage dry rot, especially if there is minimal ventilation to allow the moisture to escape.

    Poor Construction Practices: The use of untreated or low-quality wood, improper construction techniques, and lack of protective coatings can make the wood susceptible to dry rot.

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    customers we serve

    • HOA & Condominium Associations
    • Vacation Properties
    • Multi Family
    • Commercial Property Owners
    • Property Management Companies
    • Home Owners
    • Contractors, Roofers, Solar, Plumbers, & Electricians

    Common Areas Affected By Dry Rot

    Dry rot affects timber and wood-based materials when certain fungi grow and thrive in damp, poorly ventilated areas. Common areas of your home that are susceptible to dry rot include:

    1. Timber frames: Wooden structural elements such as roof rafters, floor joists, and wall studs are particularly vulnerable to dry rot if they are exposed to moisture over an extended period.

    2. Subflooring and floorboards: Wooden subflooring and floorboards in areas like bathrooms, kitchens, and basements can be at risk of dry rot due to frequent exposure to water.

    3. Roofing: The wooden components of the roof, such as roof decking and eaves, can suffer from dry rot if there are leaks or inadequate ventilation.

    4. Window and door frames: Wooden window and door frames can be affected if they are exposed to moisture, especially if they lack proper sealing or painting.

    5. Siding and cladding: Exterior wooden siding and cladding can be susceptible to dry rot if they are not adequately protected from the elements.

    6. Decking and outdoor structures: Wooden decks, patios, fences, and other outdoor wooden structures are often exposed to rain and dampness, making them prone to dry rot if not appropriately maintained.

    7. Bathrooms and kitchens: Areas with high humidity and moisture, such as bathrooms and kitchens, can be breeding grounds for dry rot if there is inadequate ventilation or water leaks.

    8. Basements and crawl spaces: Poorly ventilated basements and crawl spaces can create an environment conducive to dry rot growth in any wooden elements present.

    Preventing dry rot involves addressing the root causes of moisture and maintaining proper ventilation. Regular inspections and timely repairs can help identify and treat areas at risk of dry rot before significant damage occurs. Additionally, using pressure-treated or decay-resistant wood and applying protective coatings can help reduce the susceptibility of wooden elements to dry rot.