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Moisture or Fire Damage in Attic?


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Does this look like previous fire damage or moisture damage. The rafters look scorched to me, but the sellers insist that there has not been a fire. They did state that the roof collapsed in 2000 and a new roof was installed. You can see from the pictures that new sheathing was placed on the existing (1918) roof structure.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Kevin

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Yeah,

I'm seeing wood rot. Those framing members that "look" still healthy are probably full of incipient rot. All it needs is some wintertime moisture condensing on the underside of that deck and it'll begin to propagate again.

Won't be long before it begins to cave again.

OT - OF!!!

M.

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