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Entries from May 2009

Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Termite Damage

May 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Let’s talk about termites in houses with a crawl space. By far the most likely place for termites is the floor joist adjacent to the dirt filled porch or stoop. If you can crawl under your house (preferably with a flash light) Crawl up to the back of the front stoop and pull insulation back […]

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Termite Damage Found At Charlotte Home Inspection

May 8th, 2009 · No Comments

It is important to know a little about termites and how they work. Unlike us, termites work 24 hours a day and they eat 24 hour a day. Termites come from the ground and they have to return to the ground for moisture. The main hub of the colony lives down in the ground and […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Loose Toilet

May 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Charlotte Home Inspector Patrick Waddell found this loose toilet during his home inspection in Charlotte. Tile had been installed causing the toilet to leak. The floor flange is usually mounted on the floor during the original plumbing installation. However, if any additional subflooring (such as a smooth underlayment for vinyl flooring, or additional plywood to […]

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Radon Test at Latta Pavillion by a Charlotte Home Inspector

May 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Recently high levels of Radon had been found in Latta Pavillion in Dilworth. They have since installed a Radon Mitigation system. Please see the excerpt from the Charlotte Business Journal below. For more information about Radon please go to Home Inspection Carolina’s website. Watch the video to see the results of the Radon test performed […]

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Where Kids Can Eat For Free In Charlotte NC

May 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Everyday Charlotte Cafe – Park Road Shopping Center 4127 Park Rd. Charlotte, NC 28209 Children 2 and under get two free veggies (includes macaroni & cheese!) Charlotte Cafe – Arboretum 4127 Park Rd. Charlotte, NC 28209 Children 2 and under get two free veggies (includes macaroni & cheese!) Philosopher’s Stone Tavern 1958 E 7th St. […]

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