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During heavy rain at my Seattle house, mold starts growing on the inside of walls that are outside walls. Would installing central heating help?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 19, 2013 01:09 AM
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I have a central gas wall furnace that heats the entire 720 sq foot house from the center main room. I have a dehumidifier that has helped. My tenants tend to put their couch and bookcases right up against the wall, which I think is the problem because no air is able to flow and therefore mold grows. There is a pristine vapor barrier under the house. Any other ideas that would help with the problem?




 

 

I have a central gas wall furnace that heats the entire 720 sq foot house from the center main room. I have a dehumidifier that has helped. My tenants tend to put their couch and bookcases right up against the wall, which I think is the problem because no air is able to flow and therefore mold grows. There is a pristine vapor barrier under the house. Any other ideas that would help with the problem?

This sounds like a tough one, however it's simple.

We first need to know how mold grows--- mold requires water, dirt, and oxygen to grow.

I recommend you find the source of...


 

 

 
 
 

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