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Dryrot Repair

Posted by Cindy Baker on October 9th, 2002 02:40 PM
In reply to dryrot by Mark Hjelm on January 10th, 2000 10:50 PM [Go to top of thread]

I recently purchased a product called a wood hardener. You must first remove all soft wood and dust and restore it with new wood or filler. I did this with a wire brush and lung power. Either cut the area out and replace it or use putty and sand it smooth. It comes in a pourable liquid but I used a brush. I coated any sign of rot and included another 6-10" out from there. I think it's going to work. It permeates the wood, hardens it, and makes it more difficult for dryrot to spread. This was for a bathroom floor. Cindy

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  • dryrot by Mark Hjelm  1/10/00 10:50 PM

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