VA St. Thank you very very much for coming out and inform the public about your experience with Adams. I just checked an Adams home today and was quite interested in a new house. Thanks again and good luck to you! I live in North Carolina and wondering if you have heard of any complaints from NC.
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VA St. Thank you very very much for coming out and inform the public about your experience with Adams. I just checked an Adams home today and was quite interested in a new house. Thanks again and good luck to you! I live in North Carolina and wondering if you have heard of any complaints from NC. I have had health problems like those described but I feel like I need more documentation before I just abandon my home.
Thanks for the information. Thanks for your efforts Hello Charles I was wondering if you could publish a copy of the Lamarque report with the actual testing results? I am a former Lamarque teacher and I have always wondered what the specific test results were. We were told that there were elevated levels of a couple chemicals never a mention that they could be from a drywall issue , b Thank you for all this important information and bringing it out to the public.
The company that manufactured this drywall must have known that this stuff was a health hazard and continued to make it and probably involved in a cover-up. It is terrible that our veterans having served our country and are dealing with disabilities already, are subject to the affects of this product. It is a real slap in the face to our veterans and all the people who built their dream homes.
Defective Drywall Addendum – What’s That?
Increasing evidence indicates that some of the over million pounds of drywall shipped to the U. Risks to Health and Home Some homeowners with Chinese drywall report a strong sulfur smell, similar to that of rotten eggs, permeating their homes. Health problems are said to include headaches, respiratory ailments, irritated eyes, and nosebleeds. In addition, the toxic gas is thought to be responsible for corroding copper and tarnishing silver, resulting in the failure of everything from computers and TVs to air conditioners and refrigerators. Even electrical wiring and switches have been affected, as have the silver on mirrors and jewelry. When Imported According to estimates, approximately 20 million square feet of Chinese drywall has been imported into the U. Homeowners in Florida have been the hardest hit, with over complaints received and several class action lawsuits filed.
CHINESE DRYWALL ADDENDUM PDF
Background[ edit ] Drywall , also known as plasterboard, is a building material typically consisting of gypsum -based plaster extruded between two thick sheets of paper and kiln -dried. Drywall was imported by the United States during the construction boom between and , spurred by a shortage of American-made drywall due to the rebuilding demand of nine hurricanes that hit Florida from to , and widespread damage caused along the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina in An analysis covering drywall imports since January showed that more than million pounds of Chinese drywall was brought into the United States since then, enough to build 60, average-sized homes. The Florida Department of Health advised homeowners worried about tainted drywall to check copper tubing coils located in air conditioning and refrigeration units for signs of corrosion caused by hydrogen sulfide, as these are usually the first signs of the issue.
Toxic Chinese Drywall: Is It in Your Home?
Faeshicage It also includes components such as electrical and plumbing that may not be functioning or need repair. Tests conducted fhinese imported Chinese drywall by the Environmental Protection Agency EPA found sulfur levels from 83 to parts per million ppm. Corroded copper in refrigerator. Lets also keep hiring non english speaking non american workers to do the work. Toxic so laws, via permit, may require a licensed contractor in toxic remediation. The field investigator had a rash on their arm shortly after being in the home.
Yojas I would start by finding out if your house has their drywall in it, and go from there. Now, we are unable to live in the home because we are getting sick. Some of those complaints alleged the real estate licensee failed to provide various written disclosures. Let us know if you have any luck getting it repaired! Failure to do so, the buyer may not terminate the contract.