Chinese Drywall Inspections

Confirm the Integrity of the Drywall Used in Your Home.

Historically, builders used drywall (sheetrock, gypsum board, or wallboard) that was manufactured in the United States for residential construction. However, during the construction-boom years of 2002–2007, a shortage of domestic drywall forced many builders to purchase products that were manufactured in China.

Imported drywall from China is usually found in homes built between 2004 and 2007, around the time of the building boom and post-hurricane reconstruction. It was discovered in late 2008 that imported Chinese Drywall was the cause of many concerns for homeowners. Exposed electrical wiring and copper water-supply lines can turn black and deteriorate, HVAC systems can experiencing breakdowns due to corrosion of the coils and electrical connections in some household appliances can deteriorate, causing failure of the appliance.

These components that can be affected by the imported Chinese drywall are hidden from a home inspector's visual inspection. Electronic equipment in the home, copper tubing inside of air handlers, and wiring inside the receptacles require a more invasive inspection. Contact HomeTeam today to learn more about Chinese Drywall Inspections.

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Why Trust HomeTeam?

Chelsea Clapp

five Stars

"The inspectors were on time (if not early), knowledgeable, and friendly. They also relayed information in a way that allowed me to understand what was going on. I felt they were incredibly thorough. They certainly made me feel confident based on the inspection of the property I purchased."

J.C.

five Stars

"Everyone was completely thorough. It was great that HomeTeam was able to coordinate all inspections to be completed at the same time (insect, insurance, etc.). I just had to make one phone call and everything was done."

C.R.

five Stars

"I like the team concept because everyone had their own area of expertise. They were friendly, competent and certainly on time!"

Emily Townley

five Stars

"They explained things in an easy-to-understand fashion. The inspection results were delivered very quickly."

Andrew and Michelle Hamilton

five Stars

"The team members we worked with were helpful, friendly and knowledgeable."

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  • Florida State Licensed Home Inspector HI-105
  • Florida State Licensed Mold Assessor - MRSA1908
  • State Licensed Radon Measurement Technician R1797
  • InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors) 07112903