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 Charlotte Home Inspector Scott Walker was inspecting a home on Saw Mill Rd on Friday when he saw something a little unusual under the insulation. He pulled it back an low an behold there was a snake there. The snake was not happy about his space being invaded and struck at Scott. Fortunately th...
08/15/2014
 I saw an interview with Tom's Shoe's Blake Mycoskie about the purpose of his business.  Blake started Tom's shoes (which stands for Tomorrow's Shoes but it wouldn't fit on the shoe.) as vehicle to provide shoes for poor kids in 3rd world countries so they could go to school.  The interviewer ask...
02/26/2014
There are three way we get moisture in our crawl space.  One is from rain and poor drainage.  Another way we get moisture is from some type of plumbing leak.  This one is a little easier to fix.  The third and potentially the toughest to remedy is atmospheric moisture.  This is the type I was de...
10/01/2013
You are welcome to pass these tips on to your database. Clean and remove debris from gutters. Check roof shingles and flashings for wear/damage Aerate, seed and feritlize grass (fescue) Trim dead branches of trees. Check caulking and condition of trim around house. Fall is great time to paint wi...
09/28/2013
As the months pass and the end of the calendar year approaches, it's time to update your do-it-yourself list. Several home winterization projects will help keep your home in good repair come spring. While some projects should be left for the experts - like cleaning out the chimney - there are sev...
09/28/2013
 Fall means colorful leaves, apple cider and cooler temperatures. It also means winter's on its way, so now is the time to winterize your home. Improve your home's comfort and energy efficiency with a home energy audit. Making energy efficiency upgrades identified in a home energy audit can save ...
09/18/2013
You might wish that summer could go on and on - until it comes time to recharge your air conditioning system. The cost of the common refrigerant R-22 (also known as Freon), widely used in residential air conditioning systems, has already increased by more than 400 percent in the past 18 months an...
08/07/2013
You pride yourself on keeping a clean home. The laundry is washed, the dishes are dry and the den where the children built their pillow fort has been restored to sanity. You've been vigilant about cleaning up the messes you can see, but what about the messes you can't? What are you doing to impro...
08/07/2013
 Pools are great fun for kids and adults and when it is hot in the summer time or you're on vacation, there is no better way to cool off. Most pools do require a lot of work to keep clean however and there is always that chlorine smell and the burning sensation that affects the eyes and skin. For...
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