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    Re: Cooling down / removing attc heat

    I have newer home with unobstructed soffit and ridge vent. Still awfully warm up there. Worth the attic fan assuming replacement? Or wood gable vents do as much?
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    Re: WHole house fans

    Instructions do say to cut rafters. OK to center on a truss and box in as I can't cut a truss?
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    Re: heat loss/moisture prob

    Apparently the theory was a "tight" house left nowhere for moisture to go therefore creating mold. I don't really know what to think as "the experts" already changed their minds once. The only...
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    Re: heat loss/moisture prob

    Thanks for the advise got the fan on it now. About the drywall that's hung but not taped. Should those walls be ok? Or would the seams allow enough air to get in and condense? Thanks
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    Re: Moisture in Attic

    I wouldn't tap into the stack as you might get unpleasant wafting back through the fan. If you don't use the fan, then you must not need it. Easiest is just putting light in.
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    heat loss/moisture prob

    I hope I don't have a huge problem. I added a third floor to part of my house. With the black mold issue I checked multiple sources (including building inspector)and was told housewrap, no vapor...
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