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Entries from July 2009

Charlotte Inspector Teaches About Carpenter Ants

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

http://www.charlottenchomeinspector.com Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina recently taught a CE class for the Superior School of Real Estate in Charlotte North Carolina entitled “What’s Bugging You” This is a new elective offered by the Charlotte Real Estate School. It covers the standard NC termite letter or WDIR (Wood Destroying Insect Report) [...]

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Tags: Termites · carpenter ants

The Quest For Great Drinking Water

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Americans spend millions of dollars on the water they drink, and not just for bottles of Evian. We spend countless dollars each year in search of just the right home water treatment system. In fact, according to an association that monitors water quality, one out of every ten Americans now uses a home water treatment [...]

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Tags: Future Trends · Going Green · Selling Your Home

Charlotte Inspector Reveals How To Make Your Garage Great!

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Because a garage door can occupy almost 30 percent of a home’s front exterior, more homeowners are paying attention to that large, square attached or next to their home. Many garages are getting an update, for both design and energy-efficiency purposes. And homeowners are finding that once a garage is more energy-efficient, there are unexpected [...]

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Tags: Future Trends · Garage · Going Green · Home Improvement · Remodeling

Charlotte Inspector Tells Best Way To Remove Exterior Paint

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

There are a few different methods for removing outdoor paint. Depending on the overall project, you’ll either want to remove all of the old paint or remove enough of it to allow a new coat of paint to adhere without the risk of chipping. If the painted surface is wood: When refinishing a wooden deck [...]

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Tags: Home Improvement · House Cleaning · Maintenance · Remodeling