Cathederal ceiling stains
We live in North Alabama. Our home was built in 1986. It is 2 story with attic The den extends out on west end and has a cathedral ceiling with wooden beam down center. We had a issues with our roof, so we put a new roof on on in 2015. The ceiling has developed stains from the peak of the room and runs down about half way. There are 3 sections divided by beams. The stains runs across all the 3 sections. We have had it painted several times with stain sealer applied, but it continues to be a problem. We have had numerous contractors out to check the roof, but they say it is fine. One suggested a ridge vent. But if there is no air low, a ridge vent would not help. Another said the round vent on the back side of the roof has NO air coming out of it, which would indicate there is no air flow. Some one said when it was built in 1986 they probably only used 6″ rafters instead of 8″, so there isn’t enough room for the air to flow.
We are trying to sell our home and we need to resolve this issue. Will we solve the problem, if we pull all the sheet rock down, add to the rafters and put up new sheet rock> Thanks. Carolyn
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