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Charlotte Home Inspector Teaches About Carpenter Ants - 07/08/09 11:12 AM
http://www.charlottenchomeinspector.com Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina recently taught a CE class for the Superior School of Real Estate in Charlotte North Carolina entitled "What's Bugging You" This is a new elective offered by the Charlotte Real Estate School. It covers the standard NC termite letter or WDIR (Wood Destroying Insect Report) The limitation and implications of the report as it relates to the real estate transaction. They also cover all the wood destroying insects including termites, powder post beetles, old house bores, carpenter ants, and carpenter bees. In this poertion of the class Preston teaches about carpenter (1 comments)
Charlotte Inspector Tells The Best Way To Remove Exterior Paint - 07/08/09 10:32 AM
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 or fence, the best method for removing old paint is to use a power sander. A sander will take off the top layer of the wood, however be careful not to overdo it. Because the project is outdoors, ventilation is not a problem, but you should (0 comments)
Charlotte Inspector Reveals How To Make Your Garage GREAT! - 07/08/09 10:22 AM
Because a garage door can occupy almost 30 percent of a home’s front exterior, more homeowners are paying attention to that large, square attached or next to their home. Many garages are getting an update, for both design and energy-efficiency purposes. And homeowners are finding that once a garage is more energy-efficient, there are unexpected ways they can better utilize some of that extra space. In terms of design, the carriage-door has made a comeback, with versions now available in less-expensive, low-maintenance materials such as steel. These doors feature wood-grain composite overlays or embossed patterns to heighten the carriage-house look. Steel (0 comments)
The Quest For Great Drinking Water - 07/08/09 10:19 AM
Americans spend millions of dollars on the water they drink, and not just for bottles of Evian. We spend countless dollars each year in search of just the right home water treatment system. In fact, according to an association that monitors water quality, one out of every ten Americans now uses a home water treatment unit, so it’s a good idea for real estate professionals to know a little bit about the various units. These units can range from simple pitchers to costing less than twenty dollars to sophisticated whole-house water filtration systems costing several thousand dollars. There are a variety (0 comments)
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