prevention: Moisture and Your Home - 03/15/07 09:41 AM
     Moisture intrusion is by far your home's worst enemy!  Moisture can attack a home from any location imaginable and cause damage to wood structural members, masonry, flooring, wall coverings, stucco, roof sheathing and covering, exterior siding....the list goes on and on.  Moisture intrusion inside walls, basements, attics or crawl spaces can lead to toxic mold growth.  Moisture retained under or near the base of a slab foundation can be an invitation for termites to set up shop.  Often, damage goes unnoticed until the remedy becomes very expensive; but there are steps a homeowner can take to ensure that potential damage … (17 comments)


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