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Default Chinese drywall worse than you can imagine

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.



It cant be any worse than Homosote board, I bought some of that to
sound insulate a furnace room (it looked dense, heavy and quiet). It
smelled like wet newspapers in sewer water, I had to rip it out a few
hours after I installed it. Apparently it's actually made out of
paper fiber processed through recycled water, they must have used
ransid water with my batch.

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