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Have you wondered what you would do if an intruder entered your home in the middle of the night.  I suspect if your like me you would do whatever is necessary to defend your family and your home from potential harm.  This means the intruder is public enemy No#1.  I know this every time I go into ...
I owe several home inspectors in this community an apology.  I have kept a crazy home inspection picture file fo quite awhile.  Several of the pics are my own or from one of my inspectors (I own a multiinspector firm) but I also have added pics from active rain blogs and I fixed etc.   I w...
Infrared Cameras are the latest technology used in Home Inspections.  What is Infrared and How will it help me get a better home inspection?  Hi Charlotte NC Home Inspector Preston Sandlin here to answer those questions.  All object emit energy at different rates giving different surface tempera...
Charlotte home inspector Cliff Crow recently inspected a home in Gastonia NC when he found an Unusual fix for a sweating problem.  I think I better explain.  On your AC Freon gas line coming away from the evaporator coil you have to have insulation.  The reason is that this gas line is really co...
There are many advantages to getting a preinspection or a Prelisting inspection.  Hi folfs, This is Preston Sandlin here with Home Inspection Carolina; a home inspection firm out of Charlotte NC that has been performing home inspections and termite inspections for about 15 years.  In the last ye...
Ample inventory, low mortgage rates and motivated sellers - all these key elements are present in real estate markets across the country, indicating it's still a great time to buy a house. If you're thinking of buying a house - whether it's new or existing, your first home or your fifth - you ca...
Homeowners renovate for two basic reasons: money and fun. Or, more precisely, they undertake home improvements to improve their home's resale value or their enjoyment of their house. The best home improvements, however, are ones that deliver on both objectives. Americans will spend nearly $141 b...

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