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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Dracula in the Atttic

April 13th, 2015 · No Comments Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection made and eerie discovery in an attic recently, Dracula……no not really but he did discover some bats in the attic. The poop or the guano has disease carrying pathogens in it so you don’t want bats in your attic. Call Home Inspection Carolina today to […]

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Tags: Crazy Things · Environmental Hazards · Home Maintenance · Maintenance · Unusual Findings

How to Fix High Moisture in Your Crawl Space

March 18th, 2015 · No Comments

If you have high moisture in your crawl space typically characterized by a moisture level of over 20% you have to get that moisture level down. There are two schools of thought on that; Ventilated vs. sealed crawl space. In this video Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin explaint the two schools of thought on getting […]

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Tags: Crawlspace Issues · Environmental Hazards · High Moisture · Home Buying

Gastonia Home Inspector Finds A Buried Oil Tank

June 18th, 2009 · No Comments While performing a home inspection in Gastonia NC, Gastonia home inspector Prestion Sandlin found a buried fuel oil tank. What are the dangers associated with buried oil tanks? Buried oil tanks raise increasing environmental, safety, legal and economic concerns for home owners and home buyers because oil leaks underground or even within buildings can […]

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Tags: Environmental Hazards

Charlotte Home Inspector Asks – Could Your New Home Have Harmful Drywall From China?

May 15th, 2009 · No Comments

When the demand for housing materials was booming back in 2005, partially due to the increase in demand brought about by Katrina‚Äôs destruction, construction companies were hard-pressed to meet the demands set by clients. As such, they began to look at more inexpensive options to meet the huge demand for housing while maximizing their profits, […]

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Tags: Drywall · Environmental Hazards · Unusual Findings

Charlotte Home Inspector Appears on TV show

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin recently appeared on J. Rosso’s TV show Financial Self-Defense. Also on that show was Jamie McGillis. The purpose of the show was to provide people with some information on how to protect their biggest financial investment, their house. Jamie talked about staging a house to put it on the market. […]

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Tags: Environmental Hazards · Pre-Inspections · Pre-Marketing Inspection

Bill Gallagher Talks About Radon

September 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Bill Gallagher, One of North Carolina’s best known Real Estate Instructors talks about Radon Gas in The Mandatory Update class in Charlotte NC in September. Bill Gallagher Owns Supeior School of Real Estate in Charlotte but conducts Real Estate classes throughout the state. Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina is filming him. Radon: Radon is […]

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Tags: Environmental Hazards · Home Buying · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Radon

Hazards around the House

December 21st, 2007 · No Comments

Do you have hazards around your house? I mean besides the toy fire truck in the middle of your hall floor in the dark in the middle of the night? Besides the Razor scooter that your little girl left behind your car that you didn’t see when you had to back up. Eighty-nine dollars later […]

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Tags: Environmental Hazards