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Default Chinese drywall worse than you can imagine

ransley wrote:
On Jul 7, 6:32 pm, "HeyBub" wrote:
"... foul odors seeping from walls. Hundreds of homeowners, most in Florida,
have reported corrosion to their air conditioners, mirrors, electrical
outlets and even jewelry."

We knew, or suspected most of that. But check this:

"Some Chinese experts, however, suspect that the culprit is a RADIOACTIVE
phosphorus substance - phosphogypsum - that is banned for construction use
in the U.S. but has been used by Chinese manufacturers for almost a decade."

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/busines...epaper/2009/07...

Fortunately, much of this Chinese drywall was used during the housing boom
to accommodate zero-down-payment, sub-prime mortgage holders.


The chinese should pay us, to remedy this mess. This crap has ruined
homes and lives of those that cant afford another loss. We shouldnt
have to pay to fix this chinese poison

Hi,
I'd rather blame and make them accountable who used this product without
due process(testing and such) Did government approve this product? Did
it meet health concern and building code for Florida? Obviously some one
screwed up BIG allowing this dry wall stuff.
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