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When that you witness a centipede running along your wall or perhaps the restroom they are going to get your attention. Merely the manner in which they crawl, their body shape as well as them legs working hard all at once you can't help but experience the emotion your house is being invaded.   Ce...
12/25/2010
Being certified home inspector you will need to look thoroughly on the deck on the home during the course of a home inspection. The amount of deck accidents appear to be ever-increasing, because year after year all of us hear on the news or perhaps read in the newspaper about decks plummeting and...
12/25/2010
                                                   As a first time home buyer there are several important things you will want to know about your new home. Buying your first residence might be the most significant acquisition you've ever made and you will probably require important information ab...
12/25/2010
Home Inspection Carolina in Charlotte NC is provided a modern hitech way for potential buyers to get the preinspection report on the house they are contmplating buying.  What Home Inspection Carolina does is do the prelisting inspection on the house and write a computer generated report complete...
12/07/2010
Is there a Mouse in Your House? It is that time of year when the nights are cooling down and the outside food supply for mice is getting hard to find. Mice are looking for a place to stay warm, feed and live comfortable for the winter. Your home is a great place for mice to live as they can surv...
12/02/2010
Installing a full size sky light can be fairly complicated because it is necessary to cut a large hole install a large skylight on the roof, frame up a chase then drywall, paint and insulate it, but there are some new products I recommend you look into. They are called "Tubular Skylights" and fo...
11/20/2010
  Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin was performing a home inspection in Gastonai NC and he performed a an Infrared Scan with a thermal camera.  He picked up a cold anamoly under the water supply for the toilet.  You couldn't see the leak with the naked eye but you could see it with the inf...
11/09/2010
Charlotte Home inspector Preston Sandlin was recently inspecting a new home in sFort Mill SC when he noticed that the facia board on the front left corner of the porch was not primed and painted.  When the wood is exposed like this it is porous and suseptable to moisture intrusion.  No raw wood ...
11/07/2010
Home Inspection Carolina inspector Preston Sandlin was recently inspecting this Charlotte home in the Chantilly section of Charlotte NC when he noticed thes electrical lines down in the crawl space.  Electrical lines that are down in the crawl are a shock hazard due to the fact there is moisture...
11/07/2010
While performing a home inspection in South Charlotte home inspector Cliff Crowe found a duct down in the crawl space blowing cooled and heated air directly into the unfinished unconditioned crawl space.  Although this made for a comfortable inspection of the crawl space it didn't help the homeo...
11/06/2010
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