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Entries from May 2011

Charlotte NC Home Inspection Reveals a Common Roof Problem

May 19th, 2011 · No Comments

Home Inspection Carolina inspector Preston Sandlin was inspecting a home in Weddington NC when he noticed a cracked shingle on the the apex right edge of the roof.  This is actually a pretty common problem where the rake board actually pokes up through the shingle when it is really hot.  The shingle is very maluable [...]

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Broken Garage Spring Found on Charlotte Home Inspection

May 19th, 2011 · No Comments

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Charlotte Home Inspection Reveals AC Problem

May 19th, 2011 · No Comments

  Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was recently inspecting a home in Waxhaw NC when he discovered that both AC units were uneven.  If these outside units are not even all the lubricant winds up on one side and the bearings will wear out prematurely.  Both of these AC units should be leveled to prevent [...]

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Home Inspection Carolina Helps Out with Keller Williams Red Day

May 13th, 2011 · No Comments

  May 12th 2011 was Keller Williams RED Day where all Keller Williams offices across the US go out and help work or donate to those less fortunate.  Home Inspection Carolina helped out at Kennedy Charter School off Sharon Rd West in Charlotte NC.  The Ballantyne Keller Williams office helped put new much out in [...]

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How To Clean Your Garbage Disposal and Make it Last Longer

May 12th, 2011 · No Comments

VID00016.AVI Watch on Posterous Have you ever wondered how to make your disposal last longer?  If so this video is for you.  In this video Charlotte NC home inspector Preston Sandlin shows you how to clean and make your disposal last longer.  The first step is to put some baking soda into your disposal.  The [...]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Bad Shower Pan

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

[[posterous-content:pid___0]] Charlotte Home inspector Preston Sandlin was inspecting a home in the Dilworth section of Charlotte when he noticed some soap stalagtites coming from around a shower drain.  This what happens when the shower pan goes bad.  The soap stalagtites build up from the soap and the shampoo that is leaking down the pipe.  This [...]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Bad Shower Pan

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

[[posterous-content:pid___0]] Charlotte Home inspector Preston Sandlin was inspecting a home in the Dilworth section of Charlotte when he noticed some soap stalagtites coming from around a shower drain.  This what happens when the shower pan goes bad.  The soap stalagtites build up from the soap and the shampoo that is leaking down the pipe.  This [...]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Bad Shower Pan

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Charlotte Home inspector Preston Sandlin was inspecting a home in the Dilworth section of Charlotte when he noticed some soap stalagtites coming from around a shower drain.  This what happens when the shower pan goes bad.  The soap stalagtites build up from the soap and the shampoo that is leaking down the pipe.  This is [...]

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Water Main Leak Found on a Charlotte NC Home Inspection

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Cliff Crowe was inspecting a home in Gastonia NC when he found a leak at the water main shut off.  The problem here is that there are two dissimiliar metals touching each other with water running through them.  This causes electrolysis causing electrons to move from one metal to the other.  This [...]

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Improper Wiring Junction Found on a Charlotte NC Home Inspection

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

While inspecting a home in the Chantilly section of Charlotte last week when he noticed and impropper wiring junction.  All wiring junctions should be in a junction box and capped off.  If there is a surge or spark it will usually occur at the junctions.  If there is not a box to contain this spark [...]

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