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Mould in Attics

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Mould on ceiling in basement in Toronto Ontario

It is very common to find mould growing on attic sheathing.  It is the area between the warmth of the house and cold of the outside in the winter and the opposite in the summer.  These contradictory temperatures can create condensation in the attic, creating a condition for mould spores to begin growing.

The most common reason for the condensation is a lack of air movement.  Air movement can be improved by increasing the vents on the roof of the home and ensuring that the soffits are Continue reading