How can I stop mold from growing on my A-frame ceiling?
I have a problem with warm moist air accumulating at the peak of the ceiling of my A-frame vacation home during summer afternoons. This condenses on the surface of that T&G pine ceiling causing mold to grow. This occurs on days that our windows are wide open as well as during our absence when they are closed. If I aim a fan at the ceiling throughout the afternoon, the problem doesn’t occur.
One contractor advises that somehow a blockage must have formed between the soffit vents and the ridge vent. He recommends removing the entire ceiling and making sure air can flow from soffits to vent before rebuilding it. But another advises that it is a moisture problem in the living space, not between the ceiling and roof. (The home was built 30 years ago. The problem is only recent.)
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