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Odds of cob working in high humidity?

 
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I live in Swampeast Missouri where it feels like you are swimming in slime all summer. I plan to live in a yurt temporarily until I can build a cob house. But I hear naysayers telling me cob won't work in our high humidity. What say you?
 
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This is the first issue brought up by the author at barefoot builder. Cob is super resilient to all conditions. Humidity is no problem and a properly maintained building can withstand extreme weather.

http://www.barefootbuilder.com/faq.html
 
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Thanks for the link and encouragement!
 
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