Engineering: Humidity and Moisture Effects on Your Barn. Are You Aware?

Moisture buildup can cause your roof to collapse. Barn attics should be checked regularly


Imagine waking up in the middle of night with a steady drip of water onto your bed. Would you fix it quickly? Would you want to know why it occurred?

Moisture can quickly destroy just about any non-stainless, plastic or concrete component in a swine barn if left unchecked. Roof trusses and other roof components are likely to be attacked by moisture to some degree in all barns. Yet, they are rarely, if ever, inspected.

Better Pork - October 2008