U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

Common Signs of Moisture Problems

Question: 

Evidence of moisture problems in a building are found in:

  1. Damp feeling, odors; mold and mildew; peeling paint and sweating pipes
  2. Shrinking, warping, rotting wood; drawers that stick
  3. Condensation, frost and ice dams on windows
  4. Discoloration corrosion, oxidation, or rust of building materials
  5. All of the above