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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds a Bad Gutter

August 18th, 2011 · No Comments

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While inspecting a home in the Overlook Mountain subdivision in Charlotte Nc Charlottte home inspector Preston Sandlin found a negative slope on the rear gutter.  The gutter should slop towards the downspout and not away from it.  It it flows away from it like the one in this picture the gutter will hold water and will start to pull away from the house.  The other thing that can happen is that the water can come over into facia and the soffit.  This is why it is some important to check your gutters to make sure they have apositive slope and they aren’t full of debris.

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.

 

Preston Sandlin

Home Inspection Carolina

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