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Repairing Termite Damage?

I’m not sure if this is the right place to put this, but does anyone know how to repair this and make it look decent? The previous owner had a termite issue that was taken care of but this post ended up getting pretty chewed up. It’s structurally okay per the engineer, but looks awful! 

Re: Repairing Termite Damage?


Fire that Engineer. That is not structrually sound. It looks as if it is sitting directly on the ground.

To repair that - Replace the entire piece of lumber, set it on a concrete base. Use a stantion under the lumber so that it does not touch the concrete.


Handy Andy In Mt Airy NC

Re: Repairing Termite Damage?

I agree with HandyAndyInMtAiry that you have to replace the entire piece of lumber. The termite problem is the worst and more costly problem one faces. As the treatment process of termites costs much money than others. I think you should take help of some professional Exterminator Cheshire CT as they have the better experience of dealing with termites. The termite inspection serves many purposes, as it can prevent future infestations, and most importantly we would know about the size of the infestation. If you do not want to take professional help, you can also try some do it yourself methods.

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