If it has defective drywall, then I am out the money for the inspection. But our Realtor tells me we would be able to renig on the contract. Right?. DEFECTIVE DRYWALL DISCLOSURE AND INSPECTION CONTINGENCY. This Addendum is to the Sales Contract (“Contract”) entered into between. Many firms are requiring the Chinese/Defective Drywall Addendum to Contract be used in all transactions regardless of the age of the house.

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Native Alternative to Invasive Importe Now, we are unable to live in the home because we are getting sick.

Maybe we should wise up and make everything here. During the housing boom, some States were experiencing building material shortages. No wonder they continue to export toxics… Solution: Smell of Rotten Eggs but not necessarily the tell-tail sign Failure of the Home’s Air Conditioning Units Corroded Electrical Wiring Silver Jewelry or Piping Turning Black Mirrors fading in brilliance Black residue on copper components Copper sink drain corroded Corroding copper air conditioning coils that leads to Freon leaks Remodel and remedy costs that should be considered: You should NOT attempt to diagnose or treat this problem yourself.

Danny, I have addnedum attorney, the Chinese Drywall that I have is Taishan National Gypsum, which is not as I am told included in that million dollar settlement.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here A negative Chinese drywall test result allows the client to purchase a specialty insurance product developed by Certified Chinese Drywall Testing, LLC. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Hence the reason why Florida and Louisiana seems to be one of the hardest hit areas. See All Related Videos.


Health problems are said to chunese headaches, respiratory ailments, irritated eyes, and nosebleeds. These disclosures should begin at the time a listing agreement is executed between the seller and the real estate brokerage firm. Who cares how many legal workers we put out of work.


Disclosures … when should we use them?

Notify me of new comments via email. Realtors are using a Chinese drywall addendum in purchases to protect their buyer clients.

This statement basically covers every feature and important element of the home. Email required Address never made public. Even electrical wiring and switches have been affected, as have the silver on mirrors and jewelry. The presumed defective drywall, much of which has been blamed on Chinese manufactured product shipped to the United States during a shortage following Hurricane Katrina, is thought to be emitting a addenum gas both inside the home and within the walls. There is no smell 2…Copper in Electrical Outlets is not bright, about the color of a penny that is a couple years old.

If a home adeendum built between and when Florida was experiencing building material shortages, some homes were built or renovated using defective drywall imported from or manufactured in China.

During the housing boom ofit is estimated that more than million pounds of possibly tainted Chinese drywall was imported into major ports throughout the U.

Sulfur was not detected in the samples of U. When placing an offer on a property to purchase, your Agent will include a Chinese Drywall Addendum. Many of the top U. So, when your agent asks you to sign disclosures, whether you are the buyer or seller, they are simply doing their job for the purpose of protecting the public.

One of the first signs of Chinese drywall is a strong sulfur smell, similar to the smell of rotten eggs. In addition, the toxic gas is thought to be responsible for corroding copper and tarnishing silver, resulting in the failure of drysall from computers chimese TVs to air conditioners and refrigerators.

This is aaddendum the union is so important in the building industry. As a former investigator for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, I have investigated hundreds of complaints filed by consumers.

The house has to be gutted down to the wood frame, and all the wiring and plumbing has to be replaced. Chiese test allows homeowners to be guaranteed that their home is free of Chinese drywall. The consequences could be very costly and the ultimate penalty is revocation of license. October 10th, at 9: One of the major issues affecting Cape Coral is the proposed water and sewer expansion program.


I think we should all take a good long look at whats going on ddrywall and try to change it. A bit of caution should be taken on any age home than may have had some renovation done that required the use of drywall between through Some of those complaints alleged the real estate licensee failed to provide various written chlnese.

Lots of people in new homes pass this off as smell from the paint, or new carpeting, etc.

Air testing has been a disappointment, chimese say the least. One more note — the EPA report narrative states that the problem drywall contains ppm of sulfur and non-problem drywall contains none.

Toxic Chinese Drywall: Is It in Your Home? | Today’s Homeowner

This addendum allows the buyer to have a mold inspection at his or her expense. The money spent on this inspection can save thousands of dollars down the road. Identify Defective Chinese Drywall. Might be that I am paranoid ,, trying to figure out if I have Chinese Firewall,,house was finished in June of or earlier… 1. addendhm

Uncle Sam knows about this problem in many states but must be hard of hearing because no action has been taken. I was told by a inspector that I have chinese drywall in my master bed room and bath room so I ripped it down only to find that the drywall was made asdendum canada by georgia pacific the drywall on the other side was then exposed it was also made by georgia pacific but was made in the usa.