In connection with fungus affections the important thing to know is
what fungus has caused it. Roughly speaking you differ between affections
by Serpula Lacrymans and other wood destructive fungus sorts. The last
mentioned is easily treated by eliminating the source of the damp.
Serpula Lacrymans affections needs a radical control because it grows both on wood and mortar and is self-sufficient regarding to water.
Wood is not affected by fungus when the moisture content is below 20%.
Under roofs and spaces with good ventilation, the wood is protected.
If this is not possible, the wood needs to be treated with chemicals.
Rot affection is a slow decomposition of wood that has been going on for a long time.
Fungus affection is the term used for a suddenly damage that occurs when the wood's moisture content increases to over 20% due to water penetrating the wood or condensate.
If they are blocked, they will give rise to flooding and damp walls –with risk for frost damages and damp indoors, resulting in fungus damages in the building.
The bottom third part of windows and doors are most exposed to rot and fungal damages, if the paint surface is not intact.
Damaged window frames and –sashes will attract water with fungus affections as a consequence.
If they not are cleaned and the guttering is clogged up, there is a risk for damages on the basement walls and wood works.
Wood ends can become damp –increasing the risk for rot and fungal