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What to do if you suspect your home has tainted drywall

The federal government recently advised homeowners with tainted drywall to remove it. (The problem material is easily detected -- copper wiring and other metals start corroding, a condition that's not hard to spot. See the photos at the right.) The Consumer Product Safety Commission has set up a drywall information center on its website, and reports that 123 Virginia homeowners have been affected so far.

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