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03:37PM | 11/12/02
Member Since: 11/11/02
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We are building our first home and it is almost complete. The interior is done but the siding is not yet on the upper level (brick on the lower level). Over the weekend rain came in the front of the house and into the master bedroom through the exterior walls (due to no siding). The master bdrm. is located above the garage, so there is fiberglass insulation between the bdrm. subfloor and garage ceiling that got wet. Will fiberglass insulation dry out, or are we going to get mold and mildew? Our builder says there wasn't enough water to do any damage and we shouldn't worry about it. The drywall in the garage dried up quickly and did not leave any visible stains. Does our insulation need to be replaced or is the builder telling us the truth? I've phoned many contractors and I'm getting mixed answers. Thanks!

Dave Anderson

06:50AM | 11/13/02
Member Since: 10/23/02
41 lifetime posts
I would think you'd be 'okay' however it's tough to know without knowing just how much water got in... You might want to hook up a dehumidifier or two and let them run to get rid of the moisture. Just a thought.

Dave

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