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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 to evaporate and gets caught in the insulation weighing it down and drooping.  You want to keep the moisture level in the wood below 20%.  There are basicall two ways to do this.  You can either add ventilation or seal it up and dehumidify it.  Whick ever one you choose though Home Inspection Carolina recommend you choose a professional with a good track record and good references.

If you are moving to Charlotte NC area and will be in need of a home inspection  please consider Home Inspection Carolina.  They have performed over 24,345 home inspections and have many videos on youtube.  They have over a hundred years of combined home inspection and construction experience.  Home Inspection Carolina will not let you buy the money pit.  They inspect every home as if it were for a family member.  There is a reason Home Inspection Carolina is the best Charlotte home inspector.  They fix the small stuff and use infrared thermal imaging as well as test for Radon in order to give you the most thorough inspection possible.  Call today (704) 542-6574


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