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    renovation, repair, maintenance

    "The renovation industry accounts for a volume of $24 billion per year in Canada ($6 billion in Quebec) often deploying measures that may lead to moisture damage of the envelope. "


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    consumer guide
    A Better Way to Renovate, by CMHC, 1998
    check list before renovation by CMHC
    Before You Renovate, by CMHC, 1998
    contractor guide to renovation by CMHC
    Building Solutions: A Problem Solving Guide for Builders and Renovators, by SCHL, 1998
    Control of exposure to airborne viable microorganisms during remediation of moldy buildings; report of three case studies, by Rautiala, S., Reponen, T., Nevalainen, A., Husman, T. and Kalliokoski, P., 1998
    Coupled heat, air and moisture transfer - the base of the durability of facade repair systems, by Haeulp, P., Neue, J. and Fechner, H., 1997
    Long-Term field monitoring of an EIFS clad wall, by Sa?d, M. N. A., Brown, W. C. and Walker, I. S., 1997
    moisture damaged school
    Microbial exposure and health in schools - effects of moisture damage and renovation, by Meklin, T., 2002
    Remediating high moisture levels in the wall cavities of preserved wood foundations, by Onysko, D., Rijn, G. V., Gates, D. and Fugler, D., 2005
    Repair method for common water leaks at operable windows and sliding glass doors, by Beers, P. E. and Smith, W. D., 1998
    Residential remodeling reports, Moisture Moisture Protection Protection of Wood of Wood Sheathing , by NAHB, 2001
    historic timber roof
    The problem of the durability of materials used in the rehabilitation of historic timber roofs- rehabilitation of historic timber roofs, by Cestari, C. B. and S. Cravero And S. C. C. Lombardi, 1999
    Water leakage through building facades, by Kudder, R.J. and Erdly, J. L. (Eds.), 1998

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