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Charlotte Home Inspector Explains Why You Should get a Pre-Listing Inspection

April 1st, 2015 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was on the radio recently when he was asked by “Your Real Estate Today” host Paul Jamison why you should have a pre-listing home inspection. Preston from Home Inspection Carolina replied that by knowing the issues ahead of time you had time to get several estimates and avoid rush charges. [...]

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Tags: Home Inspection Radio · Pre-Marketing Inspection · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection

Charlotte Home Inspector on WBT 1110

March 31st, 2015 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was recently on WBT radio “You”re Real Estate Today Show” talking about prparing your house for showing and preparing your home for the home inspection. Today they are talking about rplacing burned out bulbs.

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Tags: Home Buying · Home Maintenance

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 Explains How to Replace a Toilet Lid

March 17th, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com Do you you need to replace the toilet seat or lid on your toilet. It’s not that hard but there are some steps involved that. Watch this video to see what you need to do. If you have any questions about replacing a toilet seat or home inspection questions call Home Inspection Carolina 704-542-6575 [...]

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Tags: Home Buying · Home Improvement · Home Maintenance

Charlotte NC Home Inspector Explains Termites

March 17th, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin explains termites including the most likely place to find termites. Preston explains where termites come from and way that you treat for termites. If you have any termite questions or home inspection question please call Home Inspection Carolina at 704-542-6575 http://www.askthecharlotteinspector.com

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Tags: Home Buying · Termites

How to Fix a Dripping Faucet

March 8th, 2015 · No Comments

Join Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina as he talks about how to fix a faucet that drips. Dripping faucets are annoying and wasteful. The drip causes an increased water bill and is annoying. If you have the necessary tools and can identify the problem you can fix it yourself. In this [...]

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Tags: Energy Saving · Going Green · Home Buying · Home Improvement · Home Inspection Radio · Home Maintenance · Plumbing Issues

Ten Ways to Get a Cleaner Home Inspection Report

March 3rd, 2015 · No Comments

1. Confirm gas, water and electricity are turned on and gas pilot lights are burning. 2. Ensure pets won’t hinder inspection. Tell Realtor about cats or other animals to be kept inside. NOTE: Kenneling or taking the pets to the spa for the day is recommended. 3. Replace any burned out light bulbs. 4. Test [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Home Buying · Home Improvement · Pre-Inspections · Pre-Marketing Inspection · Real Estate Investing · Selling Your Home

Diagnosing Leaks and Repairing Toilets

March 1st, 2015 · No Comments

How do you know if you have a a water leak or a leaky toilet? In this podcast by Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin he explains how you can tell and ways to fix it. One of the first signs of a water leak would be an increase in the water bill. You might have [...]

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Tags: Energy Saving · Going Green · Home Buying · Home Inspection Radio

Charlotte Home Inspector Explains Infrared Thermal Imaging on the Radio

August 17th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com Chatlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was recently on WBT 1110 AM “Your Real Estate Today” show talking about infrared thermal imaging an how it works. Preston is a regular on Your Real Estate Today show hosted by Paul Jamison of Jamison Realty in Matthews NC Real Estate Done Different. Tune in Saturdays at 2:00 [...]

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Tags: Charlotte home inspection testimonials · Energy Saving · Home Buying

November 27th, 2011 · No Comments

http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com What are the dangers of asbestos? Three home inspection experts recently got together to discuss that very thing. home inspector Preston Sandlin out of Charlotte NC, home inspector George Cline out of Rochester NY, and Chicago home inspector Gary Monfeli talk about the inpecting for asbestos and the hazards associated with it. Asbestos actually [...]

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Tags: Home Buying · Safety Hazards