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Entries from July 2011

Charlotte NC Home Inspector Finds High Moisture in Crawl Space

July 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Charlotte NC home inspector Preston Sandlin was inspecting a home in Denver NC when he found a crawl space with high moisture.  Thi condition happen for a variety of reasons including possibly poor drainage, leaks, atmospheric sondensation and several other but the commonality that they all have is the moisture can’t escape properly.  It tries [...]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Missing Insulation with Infrared

July 27th, 2011 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin recently inspected a home in Matthews NC and found a number of issues even though it was a new home.  Fortunately for the buyer Preston and Home Inspection Carolina are employing new technology in their inspections which allowed them to find things that would have been invisible to the naked [...]

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Charlotte NC Home Inspector Reveals Huge Termite Damage

July 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was inspecting a home in Dilworth in June 2011 when he found some really bad termite damage.  The termites had heavily damaged the front band sill and many of the floor joists on the front half of the house.  This termite infestation had been in this Charlotte NC home for [...]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Makes a Shocking a Discovery

July 16th, 2011 · No Comments

While inspecting a million dollar home in Providence Downs South last week Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin made a shocking discovery.  He found a subpanel right underneath a hose bib.  This sub panel has two 30 Amp 240 volt breakers.  This mixed with water could be enough to create a fatal situation.  To have your [...]

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Charlotte NC Home Inspector Finds Snake in Crawl Space

July 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Charlotte_Home_Inspection_Reveals_Snake_in_the_Crawl_Space.wmv Watch on Posterous Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was inspecting a house on the West Side last week when hecame across a scary site; a big 6 ft. black snake.  When you are crawling in a dark crawl space this is and especially scary site.  Sorry the video is so shaky and looks like [...]

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Home Inspection Carolina, Charlotte’s Best Home Inspection Company

July 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Why_Choose_Home_Inspection_Carolina.wmv Watch on Posterous There are many home inspection companies you can choose from when you need a home inspector in Charlotte NC.  Let me tell you why Home Inspection Carolina is your best choice.  These guys have over 100 years of combined home inspection and construction experience.  They fix the small things like rubbing [...]

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Animoto – 4 th of July South Park Pops in the Park

July 4th, 2011 · No Comments

via animoto.com On Jully 3rd the Sandlin’s Meetsma’s. Power’s, and the Water’s all went to the Village Tavern to see Pops in the Park and Fireworks. agood time was had by all. If you are moving to Charlotte NC area and will be in need of a home inspection please consider Home Inspection Carolina. They [...]

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Charlotte Home Inspection Reveals Dangerous Porch

July 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

While performing a home inspection in Charlotte NC the inspector noticed there was no railing on the back porch of this dilworth home.  If there are 3 steps or more or more than “30 there should be a handrail for safety.  Elderly or young people are especially vulnerable to falls if there is no handrail. [...]

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Charlotte NC Home Inspector Finds Active Termites

July 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

Recently the Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was inspecting a home on the West side ogf Charlotte NC when he found a rather large colony of termites.  This was a mature colony because of all the places the termites were and the extent of the damage.  There were many large termite tubes as well as [...]

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