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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

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

Standing Water

October 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Question: What might cause standing water in my yard? Answer: If your yard, or some portion of it, remains wet and soggy for extended periods after periods after a rain shower, it probably means the natural drainage ways have been blocked and have settled, and there isn’t enough grade in your yard to allow water […]

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Tags: Home Improvement · Home Maintenance · Lawn and Garden · Maintenance

Home Heating and Cooling

October 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Homeowners know that a great deal of energy is required to power heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, especially once winter or summer electric and gas bills arrive. In fact, as much as half of the energy used in a home goes towards heating and cooling the indoor environment.

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Tags: Heating/Air Conditioning · Home Improvement · Home Maintenance · Maintenance

Monroe Home Inspector Finds Gutter Trouble

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina was recently doing a home inspection in Monroe NC near Charlotte when hw noticed some trouble with the gutter system There are several causes of overflowing gutters. In could be that they are clogged, rusted or leaking at the seams. They might also be loose or sloped the incorrect […]

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Tags: Home Improvement · Home Maintenance · House Cleaning · Maintenance · Termites

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

Clogged Condensation Line Found During Charlotte Home Inspection

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments

In August of 2009 Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was inspection a house near Concord NC when he noticed water dripping out of the condensation overflow pipe. This owner was aware of the dripping becuse of the stepping stone there but he or she may have been unaware of exactly what was going on. The […]

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Tags: Heating/Air Conditioning · Home Maintenance · Maintenance

Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Air Condition Trouble

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Recently Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin performed a home inspection in the Piper Glen area of Charlotte. While performing the inspection he noted that the AC units where not level. If these units are nt level it will cause the lubricant to settle on one end and burn the fan motor out prematurely. For more […]

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Tags: Heating/Air Conditioning · Home Maintenance · Maintenance

Charlotte Home Inspector Finds A Leaky Fountain

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin recently found a leaky fountain near Remax Metro in Charlotte NC The tile on the interior lining of this fountain is failing causing it to leak continiously. Home Inspection Carolina inspectst fountains as well as structural and mechanical and termite inspections. If you have home inspection questions or you are […]

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Tags: Maintenance · Unusual Findings

Charlotte Inspector Tells Best Way To Remove Exterior Paint

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

There are a few different methods for removing outdoor paint. Depending on the overall project, you’ll either want to remove all of the old paint or remove enough of it to allow a new coat of paint to adhere without the risk of chipping. If the painted surface is wood: When refinishing a wooden deck […]

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Tags: Home Improvement · House Cleaning · Maintenance · Remodeling