My name is Mark Parlee.

I have spent 36 years building residential homes, commercial buildings and apartment complexes and completing remodeling projects. As The Building Consultant, I offer a consulting service to identify the problems of building performance, moisture intrusion (leaks), and construction defects.

Why I am NOT a Home Inspector Call Before Your House Crumbles!

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Saving the Roof for Livingston

It all started when a bit of moisture came in at the skylights; opened up the roof and it seemed there was more to the […]

Rescuing a Manufactured-Stone Wall

Moisture intrusion into a building envelope

This was a post I originally posted on a friend’s site. Today’s guest post is from my friend Mark Parlee. Mark is a builder and […]


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Q: I have a leak in my home’s exterior. It’s been there for a while, but I didn’t know it until the water showed up inside. How could I have prevented this from becoming so bad?


I found Mr. Parlee to be knowledgeable in the subject matter and motivated to complete the assigned task.

-Eric Borseth
Borseth Law Offices