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Chinese Drywall Reported In Oregon: How You Can Protect Yourself.

The Portland Business Journal  recently stated that Chinese drywall has been reported in Oregon. In addition, late last week the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) issued a status report on its investigation into the imported drywall. This report states that 5,503,694 sheets of Chinese drywall were imported into the United States during 2006, so … Continue Reading

Chinese Drywall Defects a Growing Concern

Since we first blogged about Chinese drywall, homeowners in at least 19 states, including Washington and California, have reported problems associated with defective drywall. Late last year, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) began receiving complaints about damage to homes constructed with drywall manufactured in China. The drywall reportedly contains elevated sulfur levels, which have … Continue Reading

What do drywall, dog food and baby formula have in common?

With the widespread use Chinese products, it had to happen sooner or later—a construction defect made in China. According to the Wall Street Journal, gypsum wallboard—otherwise known as drywall—manufactured in China is releasing sulfur gases, which can smell foul and cause corrosion. Apparently the sulfur, a noxious chemical, has been linked to problems with air … Continue Reading