Chinese Drywall Advisors | Your Guide to the Chinese Drywall Inspection
Chinese drywall is possibly the biggest disaster that the American home owners have ever experienced. Defective drywall, mostly imported from China, was used to construct houses. This later caused problems like the drywall emitting harmful gases that were detrimental to health and stunk up the house, eroding copper wiring in contact with it and causing the air conditioning to malfunction. We at Chinese Drywall Advisors hope to show you a way around your problems.
Chinese Drywall TestingIf your house was constructed between 2001 and 2009, and you live in stats where drywall occurrences are high (like Florida), it may be a good idea to get your home inspected. Rather than spending on a detailed survey, first collect evidence to see if you need the survey at all, as the lab work required can be a bit costly.
Chinese Drywall ProblemThis national issue began around 2001, peaking around 2009, when domestic construction supplies could not keep up with growing demands caused by both, the real estate boom and the property damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.
It is estimated that in 2006 alone more than 550 million pounds of drywall were imported from China. The main difference between locally made drywall and the sort imported, is the pyrite content…