House whodunit: What’s causing black mold under roof sheathing? – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
House whodunit: What's causing black mold under roof sheathing?
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Dear Jerry: I have inspected hundreds of roofs, but this one has me puzzled. The house is a two story, about 20 years old. On the east side of the house only, the plywood for the first three trusses is black for about 6 feet up from the eaves. Then, it

Make sure to have someone check contractor’s work – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Make sure to have someone check contractor's work
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Dear Jerry: I read your article on attic venting (Democrat and Chronicle, July 1, 2017), and felt compelled to share our story. First a little background info: The house (built in 1993) has a full hip roof with combined box and insufficient/poorly