“We’ve been house hunting and just toured a 1920s Dutch Colonial with low eaves. Although it has recently been painted, there’s an area on the back of the house where a section of paint, roughly 4′ x 6′, has peeled and popped off. The wood underneath is sound and dry. In fact, it’s protected under an overhang, so we’re mystified.” —Drew Scott and Carl Stottlemeyer
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