A reader's General Construction question: Termite damage?
John A. from laguna beach ca, United States had this Termite damage question.
Hello I have a pitched roof with 8" overhang, the over hang has termite damage. I would like to change just the damaged wood how far back do I go on the cut, tips on hardness of the job thank-you.
Hi John, It seems that you are lucky that you got them when you did, just a few rafter ends is not too bad.
Best of luck with it John and watch out for those little sods in the future. I've had the same trouble myself on a job, a lady had leaned bamboo poles against the house, (to provide a shade structure for a kids plays area) thereby bridging the termite protection. If we hadn't come along to build a veranda the whole house could have been devastated.Cheers
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