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  • Letters

    Immigrant labor; sealed crawlspace follow-up; a remodeler risk; more

  • Causes of Attic Mold

    Q. I've been a builder for more than 20 years and have come across my first serious mold problem ? in my own home in Maine. The house was for sale and under contract pending a building inspection. The inspection revealed mold growth on one entire underside of the roof sheathing (the other side was...

  • Fixing a Wet Crawlspace

    A crawlspace expert describes how he turned a damp bug- and mold-infested crawlspace into a clean, dry, sealed environment.

  • Letters

    Locating vents away from soffits, top-down roofing, wormdrive saws, building paper recommendation, ASHRAE 62.2

  • Painting Q&A

    There's more to a lasting paint job than choosing a color. Two experts answer builders' questions about how to make sure the paint sticks.

  • Letters

    Mold and technique, necessity of building paper, flashlight recommendation

  • What to Do About Mold on Framing Lumber?

    Q. We're seeing more mold and mildew on framing lumber (or maybe we're just noticing it more, with all the recent attention to mold). Should we try to remove this before we insulate and put up drywall? How? Or is it safe to assume that it won't be a probl

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