Fix leaking plumbing and leaks in building envelope
Watch for condensation and wet spots
Vent moisture from appliances to outside
Maintain relative humidity <60%
Clean and dry wet or damp spots within 48 hours
Institute of Medicine Report on Damp Indoor Spaces
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