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Live Termites

March 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Usually when we find termites on a slab house, it is on one of the perimeter walls. You see termites come fom the ground and the have to return to the ground for moisture. On a slab house the perimer wall baseboard is sitting right on top of an expansion crack that goes right to […]

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Tags: Home Maintenance · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Termites

Disconnected Dryer Vent

March 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Do you have high moisture in your crawl space? In North Carolina it is considered high moisture if the moisture content of the floor joists or subfloor is 20% or greater. This is considererd condusive conditions for termites and for fungus. There are multiple causes and multiple fixes for high moisture in the crawl. Some […]

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Termite Damage to the Front Band Sill

March 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Do you know where the No # 1 spot for termites is in your house? Over eighty percent of the time we find termite damage it is in the band sill or the outermost joist adjacent to the front stoop or porch. Why is this? Its because these stoops are “dirt filled” and they also […]

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Is Something Bugging You?

December 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Is something bugging you? I mean is something bugging you other than the price of gas, TV talent shows that always have a rude condescending British judge?

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