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Advantages of Solar Panels

January 28th, 2020 · No Comments

Solar Panels The most common way to install solar panels is on your roof or on a ground mounted system. Solar panels are are used to convert incoming sunlight into electricity. Many people install solar panels to save thousands of dollars over their lifetime. The cost of solar panels has dropped 70% over the last 10 […]

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Problems with Synthetic Stucco

January 28th, 2020 · No Comments

Synthetic Stucco is known as exterior Insulating and Finish System.Homes with synthetic stucco are often very beautiful and offer energy savings, but there are many problems associated with synthetic stuccoSynthetic stucco is made of 3 layers, which include the insulation layer, base coat and finish coat.Water that gets trapped in synthetic stucco causes serious problems. […]

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Problems with Aluminum Wiring

January 28th, 2020 · No Comments

aluminum wiringMany people ask if aluminum wire is safe and if it should be replaced. It is safe, doesn’t need to be replaced but it is good to be aware of the problems of aluminum wiring1. Aluminum wire is very soft. This creates local hot spots and overheating2.  When aluminum wire rusts, it makes the wire […]

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Sears Homes

December 3rd, 2019 · No Comments

Long before there were subdivisions with stick built homes there was Sears. Sears was one of the largest sellers of houses prior to WW II. There were others too and it was verry interesting. Watch this video by Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin to find out why.

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Wood Composite Decking

July 21st, 2018 · No Comments

http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin talks about the pros and cons of composited wood decking vs. treated wood decking. There are difitely advantages and disadvantages of each. This is what the home inspector in this video talks about. https://askthecharlotteinspector.com

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Home Inspection Carolina’s 90 Day Warranty

November 4th, 2017 · No Comments

http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com When you get a home inspection Raleigh, Charlotte, or Asheville NC you get a free 90 day warranty with every home inspection. Call Home Inspection Carolina 704-542-6575 http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Dracula in the Atttic

April 13th, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina.com 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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Problems with Galvanized Pipes

March 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin explains the problems with galvanized pipes. Galavanized pipes rust from the inside and cause the pipes to constrict restricting the water flow. In older homes you might see a reduced water flow and some rusty water. It usually happens to the hot water first. If you have any questions about […]

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

October 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Most people don’t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy, and here at InterNACHI, we want to change that. Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished through very simple changes, most of which homeowners can do themselves. Of course, for homeowners who want to take […]

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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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