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Inside your home, wherever you discover the effects of moisture buildup—be it rot, mold, or mildew—move quickly to "investigate the condition of the same area on the home exterior," says Eldredge. If damaged siding appears to be to blame, then Eldredge suggests that you contact a Sears Home Services siding technician. Assuming there's no explanation specific to the idiosyncrasies of your home, it may simply be that "you need to update the siding, or the insulation, or both." Indeed, though it may seem mysterious at first, that patch of mold or crumbling woodwork may in the end be easy to explain—and fix.
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