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    I've been seeing this story talked about more and more...

    The Florida Health Department, which is investigating whether the drywall poses any health risks, said it has received more than 140 homeowner complaints. And class-action lawsuits allege defective drywall has caused problems in at least three states -- Florida, Louisiana and Alabama -- while some attorneys involved claim such drywall may have been used in tens of thousands of U.S. homes.

    Homeowners' lawsuits contend the drywall has caused them to suffer health problems such as headaches and sore throats and face huge repair expenses.

    The drywall is alleged to have high levels of sulfur and, according to homeowners' complaints, the sulfur-based gases smell of rotten eggs and corrode piping and wiring, causing electronics
    There are a couple of communities that are near where I used to live where whole blocks of homes are unsellable because of this ChiCom crap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    I've been seeing this story talked about more and more...



    There are a couple of communities that are near where I used to live where whole blocks of homes are unsellable because of this ChiCom crap.

    How can you tell if it's Chinese dry wall?
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    good thing my house is about 100 years old :) Good ol lath and plaster :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    How can you tell if it's Chinese dry wall?
    If your kids eat it, they are hungry again in 30 minutes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RobJohnson View Post
    If your kids eat it, they are hungry again in 30 minutes.
    ROFLMAO
    am sending the herd into the living room to try now:D
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    Quote Originally Posted by RobJohnson View Post
    If your kids eat it, they are hungry again in 30 minutes.
    nice....:D
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    How can you tell if it's Chinese dry wall?
    From what I read over the last few months your nose will tell you. There is also
    markings on the dry wall from the manufactures in question to look for.

    This has now become a home inspection issue and banks will won't touch
    a home (mortgage) if it's suspected it has ChiCom dry wall.

    This crap product must be something as it turns copper black and ruins
    A/C systems. Some people have had multiple units fail.
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