In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Before they could do renovate, they had to get the wet rot seen to.
- Any furniture will need to be raised off any floor surface that lacks a damp-course membrane, to avoid moisture being absorbed, creating wet rot.
- Church and community leaders at Cartmel Priory are determined to fend off wet rot in the roof and keep their historic place of worship in tip-top condition.
- You're going to need their lurve, and comprehensive advice on wet rot.
- It's one thing drawing plans, it is quite another tackling a building without water or electricity and riddled with dry and wet rot.
- The members raised thousands of pounds to treat wet rot and keep the wooden structure sound.
- Urgent action is required to protect the structure of the house from further water damage and to eliminate wet rot on the ornate interior plasterwork.
- Local architect Malcolm Ward has been in charge of the restoration work and said no real horrors had been found apart from some wet rot in the attic eaves where rainwater had been penetrating.
- Mice nested in the wellington boots, and the tank-suit got a bad case of wet rot from a small hole in the roof.
- General repairs to evidence of wet rot affecting the various frames - and dormer windows - should be undertaken but possibly, in conjunction with paintwork redecorations.
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