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Entries from December 2010

How Do You Get Rid of Centipedes

December 25th, 2010 · No Comments

When that you witness a centipede running along your wall or perhaps the restroom they are going to get your attention. Merely the manner in which they crawl, their body shape as well as them legs working hard all at once you can’t help but experience the emotion your house is being invaded.   Centipedes [...]

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Have You Inspected Your Deck

December 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Being certified home inspector you will need to look thoroughly on the deck on the home during the course of a home inspection. The amount of deck accidents appear to be ever-increasing, because year after year all of us hear on the news or perhaps read in the newspaper about decks plummeting and people getting [...]

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Questions You Should Ask Your Home Inspector

December 25th, 2010 · No Comments

 As a first time home buyer there are several important things you will want to know about your new home. Buying your first residence might be the most significant acquisition you’ve ever made and you will probably require important information about your purchase decision. You will need related information concerning any kind of deficiencies your [...]

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Charlotte Home Inspection Carolina Testimonials

December 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Very professional and informed me of items during inspection that I would have not know about such as new building code standards, ideas for improving existing items on the home, etc. Joseph “JP” Mahaffey Manager Field Operations Charlotte, NC Level (3) Communications, LLC 4021 Rose Lake Drive Charlotte, NC 28217 Chip was the inspector for [...]

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Redneck Leak Fix Found on Charlotte Home Inspection

December 18th, 2010 · No Comments

While performing a recent home inspection in Charlotte NC Preston Sandlin found a peculiar thing.  There was a jar attached to pipe where there was a leak.  This is what we would call a redneck fix since it isn’t really a fix at all.  The theory is that the jar will catch the water and [...]

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Carbon Monoxide the Silent Killer

December 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Carbon Monoxide is called the silent killer because you can’t see it or smell it but it inhibits the bloods ability to transport oxygen to the brain.  Over 3800 hundred people die each year in the United States because of CO.  The fist sign is flu-like symptoms to severe headache and drowsiness. Enough exposure can [...]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Problem With Car Lift

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

See and download the full gallery on posterous Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin found a car lift that wasn’t working properly on a Comercial inspection her performed last week on Monroe Rd in Charlotte NC.  The lift would not stay up on it’s own because underground water is coming in and intermingling with the hydralic [...]

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Charlotte NC Home Inspector Discovers Cause of Hight Heat Bill

December 12th, 2010 · No Comments

See and download the full gallery on posterous Charlotte NC home inspector Preston Sandlin was recently inspecting a lakefront home in Denver NC when the owner had informed him of extremely high heat bills.  Preston used his infrared camera on the home to see where the heat was beiing lost.  There were multiple places in [...]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Uses Infrared Scan to Find Missing Insulation

December 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin recently found missing insulation in a Denver home he was inspecting.  This part of the attic was not accessible so it was impossible to tell there was missing insulation just from sight.  It is a good the Charlotte home inspector used an infrared camera that senses surface temperatures.  You can [...]

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Home Inspector Uses QR Codes

December 9th, 2010 · No Comments

  Home Inspection Carolina in Charlotte NC is provided a modern hitech way for potential buyers to get the preinspection report on the house they are contmplating buying.  What Home Inspection Carolina does is do the prelisting inspection on the house and write a computer generated report complete with photos in a pdf format.  Home [...]

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