It is official, Chinese Drywall has been found in St. Augustine.
We verified that a 2006 St. Augustine home was indeed built with Chinese Drywall. The home was built by a small builder in town and not one of the larger track home builders mentioned in the Class Action Suit.
According to the homeowner, the construction supply lists indicate that half the home was built using two different wallboards. Both types of wallboard were provided by a very well known construction material supplier.
The homeowners describe typical “Chinese Drywall” symptoms over the last couple of years. Air handler coils have been replaced twice. Multiple plumbing fixtures have tarnished and/or corroded. The sulfur smell is not bad all the time but some days are worse than others perhaps relating to the humidity level.
*this is not just occurring with large builders.
*this is not a South Florida problem
*homes may contain just part Chinese Drywall.
*A sulfur smell is NOT always detectable.
*This home is not in a newer subdivision.
Do you have a picture for all to see the markings on the back of the drywall. I am asking this so everyone can see how the drywall is marked. There are two kinds of drywall that come from China. Some is OK and some is not. Thanks.
I cannot tell from the first picture (cant read the name of the town it was manufactured in), but the second picture is stamped with ASTM and is not one of the ones importe from China that is causing the problem.