Archives by Month: October 2013

The Scariest Scenario: To Be Counted Among the MANY

Posted by in Celebrate | October 28, 2013

What could be the scariest story that I could relate to you on this Halloween Week? Not one from terrifying fictional literature or the movies.  How about one that is real? About 2000 years ago eight eyewitnesses wrote of a man… Read More

Ya’ Think?

Posted by in Unusual | October 21, 2013

Sometimes the issue is a little more obvious than other times.   Do you think there is groundwater behind this wall?     Do you think there was a surcharge overload?     Do you think rot was involved?  … Read More

There is Mold in My Attic !!! (Encore)

Posted by in Archive 2004 thru 2011, Mold Growth | October 14, 2013

One of the most common claims that we have investigated is the “sudden” appearance of moisture staining or mold growth in an attic or on the ceiling of a dwelling, as shown in the title photograph and Figures 1 and… Read More

Does This Look Like It Might Leak (Part 3)?

Posted by in Unusual | October 07, 2013

  Gutter discharges onto trim joint with caulking instead of step flashing.     No gap provided around vent to allow drainage. Shingles not sealed to vent flange.     This leaks only during rainfalls from the right (or wrong?)… Read More