It was a scary home improvement project. Although the home owners who had known for some time that they had two small patches of mold growing in their rotting siding, it was simply too expensive to replace. The home owners knew that they were risking the mold spreading by delaying the repairs, but it took awhile for them to get the needed finances together. By the time the financing was in place, it was still a challenge to get on the calendar for the contractor.
The day that the construction crew finally arrived to tear the old siding off, the home owners watched from their ground. Barely breathing and completely silent, the home owners stood on the side walk as they watched the contractors tear off the siding and examine the foam insulation sheets. At the time the house was built, the additional hous