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Old 11-04-2012, 03:06 PM  
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Default What is falling from my bedroom ceiling?

I live in a condominium and I noticed this just this morning. At first I thought it was just dust so i vacuumed it up, a few minutes later i saw it again. I then saw there is a small hole in the ceiling and I stood on a chair to take a closer look and realized it is falling from there.

Here are pics. Is there something eating at the structure in the ceiling?
http://i.imgur.com/WLnSS.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/sPVlK.jpg


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Old 11-04-2012, 04:48 PM  
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I live in a condominium and I noticed this just this morning. At first I thought it was just dust so i vacuumed it up, a few minutes later i saw it again. I then saw there is a small hole in the ceiling and I stood on a chair to take a closer look and realized it is falling from there.

Here are pics. Is there something eating at the structure in the ceiling?
http://i.imgur.com/WLnSS.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/sPVlK.jpg
Some chemical or animal or insect or liquid is disintegrating this material or maybe this is how it normally behaves at the end of its life.


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Old 11-05-2012, 12:55 AM  
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Do the hole go right thru? and welcome to the site.
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Default similar problem here

I have a similar problem, except I know it is insulation.
There are some kinds of insulation that could be toxic, I am wondering how long I have to leave the room sitting before any toxic agents have settled so I can clean it up (the room is vacant). And I am planning to clean it with disposable wet cleaning pads, is this the best method? (The house is a tear down eventually, nice clean and sturdy for me and mine until we are done with it after a few decades or so).
I am not familiar with these forums, do you piggyback on similar posts or post your own?
Thanks for any help
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It’s best to start a new thread and add your own photos and describe just what is going on in your case.

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