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Don't Mess with Mother Nature Letters Thanks for Index To the Editor: To the Editor: I just finished reading the February 1987 issue. As a home inspector and a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), your articles "Wood Basics," "Engineered Lumber," "Rx for Wood Decay & Insects," and "A Rotting Timber Frame" were all excellent and a must reading for other home inspectors. Some of the problems I see out in the field, especially with newer homes, are caused by engineered lumber and juvenile wood. It's not nice to fool Mother Nature and she will always win out! The articles on wood decay and rotting timber frames bring to light what ASHI recognizes as the most common problem in residential construction,