Clay, Home Buyer in 07095

Mold in NJ townhomes/condos/apartments.

Asked by Clay, 07095 Fri Dec 14, 2007

I am finding this to be more of an issue than I previously thought. Owners need to talk to their HOAs and must write their reps through http://www.congress.org

http://www.pacpub.com/articles/2007/12/14/the_princeton_pack…

New Jersey state law mandated in 1990 that all bathroom exhaust fans must exit out of the home through a roof termination cap with a flapper damper. Homes, however, built prior to 1990 were grandfathered and owners are not forced to make the necessary repairs. The state strongly recommended that all condo, townhome, and apartment associations quickly retrofit their outdated systems. Many have refused.

Many certified home inspectors or builders can tell you about the horrible toxic mold and wood rot in the roof framing and roof sheathing. Heating and cooling ducts re-circulate the toxic mold and fungi into the home itself. This is a major health threat to children and the elderly. It also is not a ‘green’ process as

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