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Is your bathroom exhaust fan installed properly? If not, it could lead to big problems in your attic.
Apartment and Condominium buildings in Chicago and suburbs built before 2000 were built under outdated building codes. These codes did not take attic ventilation into account. Consequently, many older apartment and condominium complexes are encountering attic mold issues. As building sciences evolve, much has been learned about attic moisture and mold related issues, over the […]
DON’T FORGET TO CHECK YOUR ATTIC! If you are selling your home, you probably put a lot of energy into making it look its best! And, you likely realize that any interested buyer will have the property inspected by a certified home inspection professional. Home Inspectors are typically thorough. One area often overlooked by homeowners […]
Attic Moisture and Attic Frost Why is there frost build up in my attic? Moisture is ever present, yet invisible in the air. Added moisture is generated by daily activities like cooking and bathing. In the winter here in the Midwest, additional moisture is often purposefully generated by a humidifier to prevent dry skin, sore […]
Getting your home ready for winter? Don’t forget your attic! Homeowners often go to great lengths to prepare their home for cold weather months by sealing windows and doors, cleaning ducts, or testing the heating system. But many overlook their attic space. Your Attic is Important! In winter, a properly configured attic can make a […]
A BIT MORE ON MOLD AND MOISTURE IN YOUR HOME! I discovered this guide to mold and moisture at the US EPA site and wanted to share it with you! Click here to download a copy!