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2011-09-19 07:00:00

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center says, "On September 22nd Fox TV, and Google will sponsor a presidential debate for Republican hopefuls, including Governors Perry, Romney, former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Gingrich, and others. We desperately need homeowners, or family members stuck in a Florida home, or condominium that contains toxic Chinese drywall, to go to Orlando's Orange County Convention Center, with pictures of black air conditioning coils, black, or degraded...

2011-09-01 07:00:00

Americas Watchdog's Chinese Drywall Complaint Center is on the verge of dramatically expanding its initiatives related to all Chinese building products. Aside from the groups ongoing efforts to get a meaningful response from the Obama Administration, with respect to 100,000's of innocent US homeowners, in Florida, or the US Southeast, who are stuck in a toxic Chinese drywall home, these new initiatives will also include a very intense focus on all other potentially toxic, or defective Chinese...

2011-08-17 00:00:03

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center is convinced there are a minimum of 100,000+ homes in Florida, that contain toxic Chinese drywall. The bulk of these homes were built, or remodeled between 2004, and 2007. In addition the group feels there could easily be another 100,000+ homes, that were built, or remodeled between 2004, and 2007 in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Southeast Texas, and Virginia. Toxic Chinese drywall, at least in Florida, and the US Southeast is corrosive enough to turn...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

ASHLAND, Mass., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IdeaPaint, the creator of high-performance dry-erase paint solutions, announced today that it has again expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of a new, IdeaPaint-produced base coating, appropriately named BASE. IdeaPaint BASE is a premium, performance base coat compatible with all of IdeaPaint's products--PRO, CRE-8 and HOME. The extremely smooth surface created by BASE eliminates the need for sanding from the application...


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2005-05-26 10:48:13

Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. Chemical structure Heating gypsum above approximately 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. CaSO4·2H2O + heat → CaSO4·½H2O + 1½H2O (steam) The partially dehydrated mineral is called calcium sulfate hemihydrate or calcined gypsum (commonly known as plaster of...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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