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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 Roof Inspection

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Recently a Charlotte home inspector found a problem on a porch roof while doing a Waxhaw home inspection. The problem with this roof was that there was troff on the front edge of the roof and no where for the water to go, The water is going to trapped and run down the wall. This [...]

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Tags: High Moisture · Home Maintenance · Maintenance · Roof Inspection Charlotte

Inspector Finds Trim Problems Around Front Door During A Charlotte Home Inspection

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin shows some of the problems with ornate moulding around the front door trim. If moisture gets behind the wood where it is not primed and painted. You must keep all the seams caulked and sealed. http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com

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Tags: High Moisture · Home Maintenance

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