Moisture Problems in the Maritimes by David Scott Over the past few years, a number of field visits have been made to investigate moisture damage to woodframe housing in Atlantic Canada. The number of cases investigated is too small to statistically predict moisture problems in the overall building population. It appears, however, that a small percentage of wood-frame housing suffers from localized moisture damage that can be attributed to poor detailing, workmanship, or maintenance. The three buildings described in this article are located in the Halifax, Nova Scotia, area and St. John's, Newfoundland. Each was constructed within the last ten years and is typical of local practice. Case One A split-entry, three-bedroom home, factory-built in the fall of 1982 near Halifax, was occupied by two