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2009 

Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina was recently doing a home inspection in Monroe NC near Charlotte when hw noticed some trouble with the gutter system There are several causes of overflowing gutters. In could be that they are clogged, rusted or leaking at the seams. They might also be ...
09/16/2009
Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina recently used a Rigid See Snake to find out where a plumbing leak was in the ceiling od a Charlotte home. The advantage of this is that we did not have to tear out the whole ceiling to find out where the leak was. The new RIDGID® SeeSnake® micro™ Inspe...
09/16/2009
During a recent home inspection in Waxhaw Nc by Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin, he found exposed raw exterior wood that is going to be vulnerable to the weather which could now delaminate and weather. All exterior wood on a house needs to be primed painted and caulked to be protected. ...
09/16/2009
Recently a Charlotte home inspector found a problem on a porch roof while doing a Waxhaw home inspection. The proble with this roof was that there was troff on the front edge of the roof and nowwhere for the water to go, The water is going to trapped and run down the wall. This could lead to mol...
09/16/2009
In August of 2009 Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was inspection a house near Concord NC when he noticed water dripping out of the condensation overflow pipe. This owner was aware of the dripping becuse of the stepping stone there but he or she may have been unaware of exactly what was ...
09/16/2009
Recently Charlotte home inspector found a birch tree too close to the house in the Piper Glen section of Charlotte NC. When you see the damage that a trees surface roots can do to a sidewalk, it may seem reasonable to infer they could damage a buildings foundation in a similar fashion. However, ...
09/16/2009
Recently Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin performed a home inspection in the Piper Glen area of Charlotte. While performing the inspection he noted that the AC units where not level. If these units are nt level it will cause the lubricant to settle on one end and burn the fan motor out p...
09/16/2009
Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin shows some of the problems with ornate moulding around the front door trim. If moisture gets behind the wood where it is not primed and painted. You must keep all the seams caulked and sealed. http://www.askthecharlotteinspector.com http:// www.homeinspec...
09/16/2009
Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin recently found a leaky fountain near Remax Metro in Charlotte NC The tile on the interior lining of this fountain is failing causing it to leak continiously. Home Inspection Carolina inspectst fountains as well as structural and mechanical and termite ins...
09/16/2009
Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina found live termite while performing a home inspection in Mint Hill NC. The termites had come up the expansion crack between the slab of the garage and the veneer wall of the crawlspace. There were several tubes. When the inspec...
09/10/2009
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