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Water Main Leak Found on a Charlotte NC Home Inspection

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

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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 causes corrosion and eventially leak like the one in this picture.  Don’t ever hook up two dissimliar mtals where they touch without a dielectric connection.

 

Preston Sandlin and Home Inspection Carolina have providing thorough quality home inspections in the Charlotte NC area for over 15 years.  Preston has a masters’ degree in Education and has taught Home Inspection classes for years.  He also is a certified infrared thermographer.  Home Inspection Carolina has  been on TV many times and has a Charlotte Home Inspector radio show .  So you are in need of a home inspection in Charlotte NC, Gastonia NC, Weddington NC, Mooresville NC, Fort Mill SC or Rock Hill SC call Home Inspection Carolina (704) 542-6575.

 

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