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Entries from March 2011

Why Do an Infrared Home Inspection

March 11th, 2011 · No Comments

See the full gallery on Posterous Infrared Cameras are the latest technology used in Home Inspections.  What is Infrared and How will it help me get a better home inspection?  Hi Charlotte NC Home Inspector Preston Sandlin here to answer those questions.  All object emit energy at different rates giving different surface temperature if there […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Will Be On Radio Show “Your Real Estate Today”

March 9th, 2011 · No Comments

This Saturday Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin will be on WBT’s program called “Your Real Estate Today” with Paul Jamison discussing Spring maintenance tips.  Your Real Estate today comes on every Saturday at 2:00 and we discuss varius real estate topics including buying and selling of real estate and home inspections and home inspection issues.  […]

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Redneck Repair Found on Charlotte Home Inspection

March 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Cliff Crow recently inspected a home in Gastonia NC when he found an Unusual fix for a sweating problem.  I think I better explain.  On your AC Freon gas line coming away from the evaporator coil you have to have insulation.  The reason is that this gas line is really cold and […]

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March 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Listen to internet radio with The Charlotte Home Inspector on Blog Talk Radio

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Why Get A Preinspection or Pre-Listing Inspection

March 8th, 2011 · No Comments

  There are many advantages to getting a preinspection or a Prelisting inspection.  Hi folfs, This is Preston Sandlin here with Home Inspection Carolina; a home inspection firm out of Charlotte NC that has been performing home inspections and termite inspections for about 15 years.  In the last year we have seen about a 50% […]

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Copper Theives

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

106_0474.MOV Watch on Posterous This is a sad sign of the times but for less than a $100 worth of copper theives cause 2-3k worth of damage to compressors on homes throughout America.  In this video Charlotte NC home inspector preston Sandlin was inspecting a home in Moroe NC when he noticed that a compressor […]

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What’s That Smell

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

106_0475.MOV Watch on Posterous Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin recently inspected a home in Monroe NC when he noticed that the plumbing vent stack did not vent out to the open like it should.  It vents to the eave of an upper roof which is also against code.  It also stinks…I mean it really stinks. […]

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Is Your Renovation Worth Doing?

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

See the full gallery on Posterous Maybe you’ve watched one too many home improvement shows. Perhaps you’re still stinging from that holiday guest’s comment about how your kitchen countertop has seen better days. Or maybe you’re just really tired of the same old, same old every day. Whatever the reason the remodeling itch has settled […]

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Three Tips to Buying a Home

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

  Ample inventory, low mortgage rates and motivated sellers – all these key elements are present in real estate markets across the country, indicating it’s still a great time to buy a house. If you’re thinking of buying a house – whether it’s new or existing, your first home or your fifth – you can […]

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What Home Improvements Give You the Best Return For Your Money

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

Homeowners renovate for two basic reasons: money and fun. Or, more precisely, they undertake home improvements to improve their home’s resale value or their enjoyment of their house. The best home improvements, however, are ones that deliver on both objectives. Americans will spend nearly $141 billion on remodeling in the first half of this year, […]

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