31 Jan '12, 5am

Green Building Q&A: FIXING OLD CATHEDRAL CEILING

Green Building Q&A: FIXING OLD CATHEDRAL CEILING

Soon after moving in I was about to paint the living room as I hated the color and there were just a few water stains on the walls, that my awesome home inspector told me were from a problem that had been taken care of. When I started drywall work the drywall was so moist at the bottom I could push my finger through with enough force. That led to the drywall coming down to reveal all kinds of rotted wood and other problems. The roof was inspected and actually revealed 4 layers of shingles! I was told the problem had been fixed, although not to code with all the layers. I had planned on replacing roof within a few years but not right away so I went ahead and put jacks on the roof and replaced the wall from the top all the way to the soul plate. I had noticed random drip spots all over the T&G but figured it was from the previous problem. Two months later during a bad rain s...

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