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Entries from September 2008

Time to Aerate and Seed Your Lawn!

September 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Every season, lawn will be challenged by, varying temperatures, drought conditions or crazy insects. You should realize that even the best turf will stress and thin and this is why you need to aerate and seed annually.

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Tags: Home Buying · Home Improvement · Home Maintenance · Lawn and Garden · Selling Your Home · Uncategorized

The Charlotte Regional Realtor Fish Fry

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Video from the 2008 Charlotte Regional Realtor Fish Fry.

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New Product on Pulte Homes

September 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Pulte has come out with a new product; pultrim. Watch this video by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina in Charlotte to find out all about it. Here’s something you dont see every day: Pulte Homes, who developed their own integrated exterior home trim system, has decided to partner with their manufacturer, Tecton Products, and […]

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Tags: New Construction Inspection · New Products

Radio Interview on Pre-Inspections

September 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Lets face it, 2008 has been a tough year for real estate. Do you remember that old supply and demand graph from Econ 101? When demand exceeds supply price goes up until the optimal point is reached. Well sadly the reverse is true; When supply exceeds demand the price has to fall until it reaches […]

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Tags: Pre-Inspections · Pre-Marketing Inspection · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection

Crazy Things Found During the Home Inspection!

September 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

During my 12 years as a home inspector in Charlotte NC. I have seen just about everything. Cigar and snuff boxes used for junction boxes, car parts and hoses used for plumbing, rotten wood, rotten pipes and rotten roofs. I have even found and inflate a mate in a crawl space once. (Thats not on […]

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Tags: Crazy Things · Unusual Findings

Crawl Space Problems!

September 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Ever wonder what problems may be lurking unerneather your house? In this video by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina he shows some problems he find in the crawl space of and old farm house in Monroe NC. Thes problems include high moisture contentent, open wasteline, wasteline with an impropper slope, impropper support piers, floor […]

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Tags: Crawlspace Issues · High Moisture · Open Wasteline · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Selling Your Home

Bill Gallagher Talks About Radon

September 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Bill Gallagher, One of North Carolina’s best known Real Estate Instructors talks about Radon Gas in The Mandatory Update class in Charlotte NC in September. Bill Gallagher Owns Supeior School of Real Estate in Charlotte but conducts Real Estate classes throughout the state. Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina is filming him. Radon: Radon is […]

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Tags: Environmental Hazards · Home Buying · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Radon

Air Condition Trouble – Clogged Condensation Line

September 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Have you ever had water leaking out of a pipe coming from your eave. Do you know what that is? It is draining from your catch pan under your HVAC system. The pan is full of water because the normal condensation line has clogged. In this video Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina shows a […]

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Tags: Home Buying · Home Maintenance · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection