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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

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

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

Fox News Interviews A Charlotte Home Inspector

August 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Recenty Morgan Fogarty of Fox News Charlotte interviewed Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin about an alrming trend. Some Charlotte Buyers are opting out of the cost for the inspection to save a little money. According to NACHI The National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, the average repair cost for a home being bought is a [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Charlotte Neighborhoods · Pre-Marketing Inspection · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Welcome To Charlotte NC

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

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

Bill Gallagher Talks About Radon

September 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Bill Gallagher, One of North Carolina’s best known Real Estate Instructors talks about Radon Gas in The Mandatory Update class in Charlotte NC in September. Bill Gallagher Owns Supeior School of Real Estate in Charlotte but conducts Real Estate classes throughout the state. Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina is filming him. Radon: Radon is [...]

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Tags: Environmental Hazards · Home Buying · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Radon

Air Condition Trouble – Clogged Condensation Line

September 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Have you ever had water leaking out of a pipe coming from your eave. Do you know what that is? It is draining from your catch pan under your HVAC system. The pan is full of water because the normal condensation line has clogged. In this video Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina shows a [...]

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

Pool Inspection

August 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Have you ever wondered how a pool works? Do you know the major types of pools and filtration systems out there? What maintenence is need to keep the water clean and clear? Do you know how to backwash and inspect a pool? In this video by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina in Charlotte NC [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Home Improvement · Home Maintenance · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Uncategorized