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More stories about Mold

  • Notebook

    Spanish on the job site; sting operations trap unlicensed contractors; insurance discounts for wind-resistant houses; contractor behind iron bars for lead paint violations

  • Notebook

    House-eating fungus wreaking havoc in California; Sears abandons installed sales company; new Minnesota energy code; looking for a better low-flow toilet test

  • Kitchen & Bath: Effective Bathroom Ventilation

    Sizing a bathroom vent fan

  • Notebook

    Widespread problem with leaky copper pipes, toxic mold blamed for infant deaths, recharging your NiCad batteries, lumber export fee agreement reached with Canada, U.S. importing drywall from Britain

  • Q&A: Crawlspace Mildew

    Q: How can I get rid of mildew growing on joists in an insulated crawlspace? The mildew is only on the bottom edges and sides of the joists where the batt insulation doesn’t cover them. I suspect it’s from warm, humid air wafting through the basement in the summer. The soil is basically dry.

  • Notebook

    Heatway & Goodyear square off in radiant tubing failure, L-P adds money to siding settlement, Senergy leaves EIFS group, dangers of fluorescent lamps, wood stoves & Y2K, mold lawsuits in Calif., benefits of insulating attics

  • Resources: Radiant Heating Guide

    Radiant heating primer, masonry veneer guide, user-friendly UBC Index

  • Q&A: Mildew-Resistant Paint

    Q: Which paints are more mildew-resistant, oil-based or acrylic? How can I prevent mildew from growing on painted surfaces?

  • Notebook

    Urban building boom under way, sick building study, EIFS manufacturer not liable for failures

  • Letters

    Another vote against vinyl, chimney spillage warning, on working with architects