Basement

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Basement

A shrinkage crack in the foundation wall can be a path for water entry. Recommend repairing/sealing crack with an epoxy-based masonry compound.
Step crack in brick mortar is a sign of foundation movement. Suspect undermining of foundation caused by storm drainage conditions.
Water intrusion through block foundation wall allowing mold to grow. Suggest consulting a waterproofing contractor.
Sagging roof rafters causing side walls to bow outwardly is a structural problem that needs to be corrected. Recommend contractor to reinforce structure.
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Water stain beneath kitchen floor caused by old plumbing leak.
Water penetration into basement appears along sill plate with possible wall seepage. Recommend contacting waterproofing contractor.

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Attic

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Attic

Attic access is limited without a pull-down collapsible stairway.
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Attic insulation recommended in the NE region is R30 (min.), or 8 inch height for blown-in cellulose as in this case.
Interior wall crack outward from door corner is another indication of differential settlement.
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Water stains on roof boards caused by defective roof edge flashing.
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Black mold on roof rafters caused by moisture and a lack of attic ventilation. This mold can be toxic and should be addressed. Recommend providing adequate attic ventilation via soffit/ gable vents and adding an attic exhaust fan.
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Defective attic ventilation fan did not start when tested.

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