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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Toxic Chinese Drywall: Is It in Your Home?

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. The children suffered with difficulty breathing and sinus infections. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

What hints should you look for in your home to help determine whether your home may have tainted Chinese drywall? While some companies label their drywall as made in the U. Paid taxes paid the mortgage paid for insurance and now my home is worth nothing.

This addendum allows the buyer to have a mold inspection at his or her expense. Pay more for American made products.

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

This statement basically covers every feature and important element of the home. Similarly, this insurance serves as a rider to typical homeowners insurance and prevents homeowners insurance companies from drywaall or not renewing policies.

Lab tests of bulk drywall can positively identify the problem material. The Chinese drywall contains high levels of sulfur, which produces a rotten egg smell and s believed to be destroying electrical wiring, copper fittings, plumbing, mirrors, air handler and potentially the cause health issues.


That’s enough drywall to buildhomes. While we can’t answer them all, we may use your question on our Today’s Homeowner radio or TV show, addndum online at todayshomeowner.

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dryywall New baseboards, crown molding and special ceiling details Paint: 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. I wanted to reach out to your organization so see if you would like publish OUR story.

Who cares about quality anymore. Two organic compounds usually associated with acrylic paint were detected in the imported drywall but not found in U. Additional information regarding radon and radon testing may be obtained from your county public health unit.

Have here been any reports from Tennessee? Today’s Homeowner Full Episodes. With Florida’s high humidity, it doesn’t take long to create an atmosphere conducive to mold growth. If there are some, he will disclose that information. I have lost all faith in the morals of China. But, it is expected that new studies will be released by November that addendjm lead to a dryywall recall. I have read reports that you are suppose to remove the drywall and the wiring well i might as well rebuild the whole house.

My family and young son are constantly being zddendum to reactive sulfur gases resulting from this Chinese drywall problem and suffering from many symptoms which include; headaches, coughing, running noses, nausea and shortness of breath.


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The building should first be assessed by a professional, such as a certified industrial hygienist CIH; disclosure — I am a CIHconsultant, qualified home inspector, engineer, or other professional before any testing is done or remedy proposed.

You can follow comments to this article by subscribing to the RSS news feed with your favorite feed reader. Are they doing this on purpose? In Januarythe new HUD-1 will become effective with simpler language. Identify Defective Chinese Drywall. Sometimes agents try to answer too many questions haphazardly, rather than refer the buyers to the City of Cape Coral or Lee County.

It also allows the buyer to set a limit he may want to spend to make the needed correction.

One of the major issues affecting Cape Coral is the proposed water and sewer expansion program. Failure to do so, the buyer may not terminate the contract.

One more note — the EPA report narrative states that the problem drywall contains ppm of sulfur and non-problem drywall contains none. Menu Skip to content.

The field investigator had a rash on their arm shortly after being in the home. With all of the legal issues facing licensees, disclosures are intended to protect the buyer, the seller, and the agent. Lennar has confirmed 80 of its homes in Sarasota, Manatee, Lee and Collier counties.