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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I know I would not put georgia pacific back in chineee house. I have a 3 year old son. Even electrical wiring and switches have been affected, as have the silver on mirrors and jewelry.
Claims against other companies involved with tainted Chinese drywall are still not settled. These are merely estimates, and once the HUD-1 settlement statement is prepared by the closing agent and lender, both seller and buyer should review these items for accuracy.
Sounds rediculass I would be suwing someone. Reducing Volatile Organic Compounds in One of the major issues affecting Cape Coral is the proposed water and sewer expansion program. Put our own people to work. So why is the US government paying for replacement? Possibly toxic New drywall: Not all wallboard from China has this problem, so the xenophobia and union-ophilia above are at best unhelpful.
Tainted Chinese Drywall is a Problem for Florida Homeowners
Who cares about quality anymore. These Chinese drywall tests can also be used after remediation to ensure that the work was completed correctly.
If the inspection reveals significant presence of mold that requires professional removal at a cost that exceeds what the buyer is willing to pay, the buyer may cancel the contract. I live in NE Florida. A good place to check the copper in your home is at your water heater.
It seems to me that China is and has been causing problem with products imported into our country for years. Anything that contains decorative metal in your home should be checked for pitting, darks aedendum, or a dark discoloration.
The field investigator had a rash on their arm shortly after being in the home. If you smell sulfur in your home, you should consider having some testing. Mario is a former Florida Real Estate Commission investigator, a former drywalll estate instructor, and a published author.
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: With Florida’s high humidity, it doesn’t take long to create an atmosphere conducive to mold growth.
It also includes components such as electrical and plumbing that may not be functioning or need repair. We will probably face foreclosure and our credit will be destroyed. Are they doing this on purpose?
Tainted Chinese Drywall in Florida is a problem for homeowners, builders, and Realtors®
New baseboards, crown molding and special ceiling details Paint: If you can help me in any way, please it would be very much appreiciated. According to estimates, approximately 20 million square feet of Chinese drywall has been imported into the U.
Danny, I have an attorney, the Chinese Drywall that I have is Taishan National Gypsum, which is not as I am told included in that million dollar settlement. Subscribe to Cape Coral Daily Breeze. Many properties have been left vacant as a result of foreclosures, being sealed up without air conditioning.
Safety Data sheets ya wright all those companys cut corners…….
Chinese Drywall | Realtor Ron W
Tests conducted on imported Chinese drywall by the Environmental Protection Agency EPA found sulfur levels from 83 to parts per million ppm. There should be a few copper pipes around the top of your water heater. Two organic compounds usually associated with acrylic chiense were detected in the imported drywall but not found in U.
Levels of radon that exceed federal and state guidelines have been found in buildings in Florida. With all of the legal issues adrendum licensees, disclosures are intended to protect the buyer, the seller, and the agent.