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Charlotte Roof Inspection

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Recently a Charlotte home inspector found a problem on a porch roof while doing a Waxhaw home inspection. The problem with this roof was that there was troff on the front edge of the roof and no where for the water to go, The water is going to trapped and run down the wall. This […]

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Tags: High Moisture · Home Maintenance · Maintenance · Roof Inspection Charlotte

Charlotte Inspetor Tells You How To Know When You Need A New Roof

June 19th, 2009 · No Comments

While performing a home inspection in Chantilly, a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina, Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin noticed a roof that was in need of replacement. How do you know when you need a new roof? The following are some things that home inspectors typically look for. Leaking roofs, poor drainage, and clogged gutters […]

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Tags: Roof Inspection Charlotte

Psychic Charlotte Home Inspector Predicts New Roof For Indian Trail Home

May 14th, 2009 · No Comments

I Predict a new roof for this Charlotte Home. Your first mission is to check the ceiling inside your Charlotte home. There might be a small leak somewhere that’ll show up first as a spot on the ceiling. Once your ceiling inspection is completed, it’s time to take a little trip into the attic. Unless […]

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Tags: Crazy Things · Uncategorized · Unusual Findings

Screens in the Attic

March 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Have you ever had bats, squirrels, or other rodents in your attic? This is probably the result of not having screens or not having adequate screen coverage. Often flood lights attract bugs which attract bats. If these bats get in your attic they poop. The poop can carry disease and parasites. You have to get […]

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

Leaky Flues

March 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Have you ever had a leak in your attic despite having fairly new shingles? Leaks will develop around flues and flashing much sooner than they will on the shingles themselves. It is necessary to have flashing at flue vents and plumbing vents. The flashing is necessary to make the transition from round pipe to shingled […]

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Tags: Home Maintenance · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection