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The inside walls of your home will have mold spores from day 1 keeping the home well ventilated and dry keeps the mold from growing. If you look in your attic you will probably see some black spots that’s mold. Mold needs moisture to grow if the wall is dry it won’t grow so at this point if the area is dry there won’t be mold growing since it sounds like ...


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I'd put on a N95 mask. Take a bucket of water with some bleach and a dish sponge. Scrub the surface of the wood down with the bleach solution. Let it dry, once dry I'd use a white vinegar spray to spray the affected wood, let it dry. If it looks good then you can either leave it or paint it with a mold encapsulating primer/paint like extreme stain block. ...


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I’m 99% sure this is mildew/mold caused by the high humidity level in leaky attic. Hopefully the moisture levels will come down now that the leak is fixed. It would be wise to spray the areas with a non chlorine mold killer like Concrobium For the next few weeks check humidity levels in the attic. If they remain high you may need to ventilate the attic ...


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How old is the house? What you really need is the attic to be air sealed from the house. paper backed vapor barrier on one side of the insulation as the only vapor barrier isn't going to be effective. The typically standard is 6mil poly installed before the drywall. Retrofit is going to be difficult - remove all the insulation and install continuous poly ...


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