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Crawl Space Problems!

September 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Ever wonder what problems may be lurking unerneather your house? In this video by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina he shows some problems he find in the crawl space of and old farm house in Monroe NC. Thes problems include high moisture contentent, open wasteline, wasteline with an impropper slope, impropper support piers, floor […]

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Tags: Crawlspace Issues · High Moisture · Open Wasteline · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Selling Your Home

Sealed Crawl Spaces

August 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Do you have high moisture in your crawl space? Will a sealed crawl space fix it? Yes it will but how does it work. A “normal vented” crawl space actually pulls in more moisture if there are air conditioning ducts there. By sealing off the vents you are preventing new moisture from coming into the […]

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Tags: Going Green · Home Buying · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Selling Your Home

Storm Drain Problems

June 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Moisture in a crawl space is bad news. It can cause a host of problems including but not limited to undermining the foundation and footers. Moisture is also a conducive condition for termites. We all know the damage those guys can do. Another big time problem with moisture in the crawl is mold and mildew. […]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Home Improvement · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Selling Your Home