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How to Fix High Moisture in Your Crawl Space

March 18th, 2015 · No Comments

If you have high moisture in your crawl space typically characterized by a moisture level of over 20% you have to get that moisture level down. There are two schools of thought on that; Ventilated vs. sealed crawl space. In this video Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin explaint the two schools of thought on getting [...]

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Tags: Crawlspace Issues · Environmental Hazards · High Moisture · Home Buying

Charlotte Home Inspector Almost Gets Bit by Snake

August 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Charlotte Home Inspector Scott Walker was inspecting a home on Saw Mill Rd on Friday when he saw something a little unusual under the insulation. He pulled it back an low an behold there was a snake there. The snake was not happy about his space being invaded and struck at Scott. Fortunately the inspection [...]

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Tags: Crawlspace Issues · Crazy Things · Safety Hazards · Unusual Findings

Gastonia Home Inspector Finds Termites

June 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Subterranean termites live in underground colonies or in moist secluded areas aboveground that can contain up to 2 million members. They build distinctive “mud tubes” to gain access to food sources and to protect themselves from open air. Termite colonies are organized into castes depending on tasks — workers, soldiers and reproductives. The characteristics of [...]

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Tags: Crawlspace Issues · Termites

Crawl Space Problems!

September 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Ever wonder what problems may be lurking unerneather your house? In this video by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina he shows some problems he find in the crawl space of and old farm house in Monroe NC. Thes problems include high moisture contentent, open wasteline, wasteline with an impropper slope, impropper support piers, floor [...]

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Tags: Crawlspace Issues · High Moisture · Open Wasteline · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Selling Your Home