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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

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

Charlotte Home Inspector Appears on TV show

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin recently appeared on J. Rosso’s TV show Financial Self-Defense. Also on that show was Jamie McGillis. The purpose of the show was to provide people with some information on how to protect their biggest financial investment, their house. Jamie talked about staging a house to put it on the market. [...]

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Tags: Environmental Hazards · Pre-Inspections · Pre-Marketing Inspection

Radio Interview on Pre-Inspections

September 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Lets face it, 2008 has been a tough year for real estate. Do you remember that old supply and demand graph from Econ 101? When demand exceeds supply price goes up until the optimal point is reached. Well sadly the reverse is true; When supply exceeds demand the price has to fall until it reaches [...]

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