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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Troubled Crawl Space

October 16th, 2012 · No Comments

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Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina in Charlotte NC was inspecting an older home off Crmel Rd in South Charlotte last week when he ran into some problems in the crawl space resulting from high moisture.  If you look at the picture you will see a couple of things going on here.  First there is high moisture fom a lack of ventilation.  The homeowner had put a slab addition on the rear of the house which closed off all the vents back there creating dead air space.  The next problem is that the insulation is reversed.  The paper should be adjacent to the living space.  All this moisture over the years has cause fungus and rot on the floor joists.  It’s very important not to have a crawl space with hight moisture.  If you would like someone to check out your crawlspace and the rest of your home call Home inspection Carolina today.

Home Inspection Carolina has been providing quality home inspections  in the Charlotte NC for years and now has added thermal infrared scanning to there list of services.  They provide home inspections and termite inspections in Charlotte NC, Monroe NC, Gastonia NC, Weddington NC, Lake Norman NC, Concord NC, Fort Mill SC and Rock Hill SC.  They also provide a free 90 day warranty and free recall check.  Home Inspection Carolina has 10 home inspectors and serves a 50 mile radius of Charlotte.  They have over a 100 years of combined home inspection.  Let them put their experience and skills to work for you.

 

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