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Entries from November 2010

Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Vent Too Close to Ground

November 7th, 2010 · No Comments

Charlotte Home Inspector Prston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina recently inspected a house in the Derita area of Charlotte when he found a crawl vent at grade level.  All craw vents are suppose to have a “2 clearnace fom the bottom of the crawl vent to the ground cover.  If not they should have a […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Missing Insulation

November 7th, 2010 · No Comments

While doing a recent home inspection in the Dilworth section od Charlotte NC, Home Inspection Carolina inspector Preston Sandlin finds missing and down insulation.  The insulation in the cavities of the floor are supposed to have these little metal wire pieces to hold them in place.  This paticular house din’t have those and thus the […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Unfinished Wood on New House

November 7th, 2010 · No Comments

Charlotte Home inspector Preston Sandlin was recently inspecting a new home in sFort Mill SC when he noticed that the facia board on the front left corner of the porch was not primed and painted.  When the wood is exposed like this it is porous and suseptable to moisture intrusion.  No raw wood unprimed and […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Reveals Electrical Lines Down in Crawl

November 7th, 2010 · No Comments

See and download the full gallery on posterous Home Inspection Carolina inspector Preston Sandlin was recently inspecting this Charlotte home in the Chantilly section of Charlotte NC when he noticed thes electrical lines down in the crawl space.  Electrical lines that are down in the crawl are a shock hazard due to the fact there […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Improperly Wired Waterheater

November 6th, 2010 · No Comments

While performing a recent Charlotte NC home inspection Preston Sandlin from Home Inspection Carolina noticed a shocking situation.  A waterheater that was double tapped to a breaker and the the line ran directly with no support or conduit straight to the water heater.  It amazing that whoever did this did not kill themselves.  If you […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Reveals High Moisture in Crawl Space

November 6th, 2010 · No Comments

Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin says high moisture in a crawl space is like cancer for house if not corrected.  High moisture over 20% causes wood decay and is conducive for mold and termites.  The moisture in the crawl space in this picture is over 26%.  You can tell their is high moisture in this […]

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Home Inspection Flyers and Broshures Maket Marketing For Home Inspectors Easy

November 6th, 2010 · No Comments

See and download the full gallery on posterous Home inspector and Marketer Preston Sandlin has made it easy for other home inspectors to market in real estar offices with home inspection flyers Preston was making his own unique sales flyer to compete against his competition in his local market when several inspector in other markets expressed […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Down Duct in Charlotte Crawl Space

November 6th, 2010 · No Comments

See and download the full gallery on posterous While performing a home inspection in South Charlotte home inspector Cliff Crowe found a duct down in the crawl space blowing cooled and heated air directly into the unfinished unconditioned crawl space.  Although this made for a comfortable inspection of the crawl space it didn’t help the […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds a Leak Under the Master Bathroom in Firethorne Subdivision

November 6th, 2010 · No Comments

See and download the full gallery on posterous A home inspector from Home Inspection Carolina was recently inspecting a home for a new buyer in the Firethorne Subdivision between Waxhaw and Cahrlotte NC when he noticed a leak under the master bathroom where the jacuzzi tub drain connects to the main sewer line of the […]

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Charlotte NC Home Inspector Finds Missing Insulation with Infrared Camera

November 5th, 2010 · No Comments

See and download the full gallery on posterous Charlotte home inspector Patrick Waddell of Home Inspection Carolina was recently inspecting a home off Farm Pond Ln in East Charlotte when he noticed a huge temperature anomaly on the left wall of the house.  It was about thirty four degrees outside and 60 degrres inside.  Turns […]

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