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Charlotte Home Inspector Almost Gets Bit by Snake

August 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Charlotte Home Inspector Scott Walker was inspecting a home on Saw Mill Rd on Friday when he saw something a little unusual under the insulation. He pulled it back an low an behold there was a snake there. The snake was not happy about his space being invaded and struck at Scott. Fortunately the inspection […]

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Tags: Crawlspace Issues · Crazy Things · Safety Hazards · Unusual Findings

November 27th, 2011 · No Comments What are the dangers of asbestos? Three home inspection experts recently got together to discuss that very thing. home inspector Preston Sandlin out of Charlotte NC, home inspector George Cline out of Rochester NY, and Chicago home inspector Gary Monfeli talk about the inpecting for asbestos and the hazards associated with it. Asbestos actually […]

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Tags: Home Buying · Safety Hazards

Home Inspector Finds Maintenance Items on Charlotte Home

May 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Without a doubt, buying a home can be the largest investment youll ever make. With the average home costing approximately $190,000, many homeowners take great pains to ensure that all cosmetic and structural repairs are attended to. However, the truth is that many expensive repairs could be avoided by simply sticking to a routine maintenance […]

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Tags: Home Maintenance · Maintenance · Safety Hazards

Charlotte Home Inspector Talks About Aluminum Wiring

May 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Aluminum wiring, used in some homes from the mid 1960’s to the early 1970’s, is a potential fire hazard. How safe is aluminum wiring? According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fires and even deaths have been reported to have been caused by this hazard. Problems due to expansion, or more likely micro-fretting and […]

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Tags: Aluminum Wiring · Safety Hazards