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Managing the Radon Risk

August 18th, 2017 · No Comments

http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com Charlotte home inspectors Preston Sandlin, Chip Sprague, and David Storm explain the risks of Radon. They also talk about how to test for Radon and howto mitigate if Radon is found. if you have any questions about Radon please call Home Inspection Carolina 704-542-6575 http://www.askthecharlotteinspector.com

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Home Maintenance · Radon

Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Dracula in the Atttic

April 13th, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina.com made and eerie discovery in an attic recently, Dracula……no not really but he did discover some bats in the attic. The poop or the guano has disease carrying pathogens in it so you don’t want bats in your attic. Call Home Inspection Carolina today to […]

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Tags: Crazy Things · Environmental Hazards · Home Maintenance · Maintenance · Unusual Findings

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

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

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

Spring Maintenance Flushing Your Water Heater

March 8th, 2014 · No Comments

If you would like to extend the life of your water heater you should flush your water heater every 6 months. Spring is a perfect time to do this. Check out our video on exacty how to do this. If you have any questions please call Home Inspection Carolina at 704-542-6575 or visit their website […]

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Tags: Home Maintenance · Maintenance · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection

When Do You Need a Building Permit

July 10th, 2010 · No Comments

In this article Preston explains the importance og getting a building permit and the hazard associated with not getting one.

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Tags: Home Improvement · Home Maintenance · New Construction Inspection · Pre-Marketing Inspection · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection

Matthews Home Inspection Reveals Big Problem in the Shower

July 1st, 2010 · No Comments

While perfoming an inspection matthews home inspector Preston Sandlin found a dent in the tilled shower which was really odd because backer board would not allow a dent like this. Well it turns out that this tile was actually mounted on drywall instead of boakboard whick is a big no no. All of this tile […]

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Tags: Home Buying · Home Improvement · Home Maintenance · Plumbing Issues · Pre-Inspections

Home Inspector Charlotte Reveals How To Tell If Your AC is Working Properly

June 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

In this video Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin shows you what home inspectors look for when they inspect the HVAC on your home. If your differential is too low it could mean that you are low on Freon or your system is undersized. You could have too much of a differential in which your filter […]

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Tags: Heating/Air Conditioning · Home Maintenance · Pre-Inspections · Pre-Marketing Inspection · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection

How To Inspect a Water Heater

February 17th, 2010 · No Comments

Have you ever been told there is no such thing as a hot water heater? I must have heard this a thousand times growing up. The water is not hot before it goes into the water heater. The people who told us this were actually right but I would make me so mad when they […]

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Tags: Home Buying · Home Improvement · Home Maintenance · Plumbing Issues · Pre-Inspections