Ice Dams and Attic Mold
We bought a brand new condo , built 2018 a couple of years ago in Massachusetts. There is a valley( between me and my neighbor) at the back of the home on the roof, where there was a ice dam and I came to know because I saw discoloration in the my corner of living room and in my bedroom above it . My neighbor ,the previous day , had HoA management company remove dam from the front of the home.
I went to investigate and there there was mold growth in the attic but per what I saw there was nothing in the corner. The area around the baffles was wet and the mold was growing around it mostly. There was water condensation on the ceiling of the attic and on nails.
First I am very concerned, quite disheartening, at this is a brand new construction, and secured after much effort and search.
HoA for now, feels this is a ventilation problem(they came into attic). Our Condo has soffits, baffles and ridge vents . I have asked inspector to come in . Any idea what could I do here as this is a new construction . Should I inform builder.. The humidity level is at 80% in attic. The insulation is blown in cellulose and beneath the cellulose is the dry wall( I guess with plastic covering ) on it.
What can we check for and do?
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