DIY skills Stopping the rot in timber

Line up 10 people and ask for a solution to wood decay… and there will be 10 answers to the problem. The answer is simple… and the proof is millions of years old. 

Examine a piece of petrified wood encapsulated in natural resin and you can see that the dimensional stability is exactly the same as it was when embedded, all those eons ago. This dispels the false notion that wood needs to ‘breath.’

The answer is to completely seal the wood, so that there are no ‘backdoor’ opportunities for water to start the rot. We call this treatment Norseal, an epoxy wood treatment.

Stopping the rot in timber Download

Related guides & products

Info guides

Take advantage of our extensive experience with these helpful guides.

DIY skills

Understand how products work. Master preparation and application to get eye-catching results.

10 Info guides

DIY projects

Help and advice for home and boat maintenance. Ideas for easy and rewarding DIY projects.

4 Info guides

Surface information guides

Prepare surfaces properly to get a great looking result and prevent problems in the future.

6 Info guides