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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Live Termites in Mint Hill House

September 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina found live termite while performing a home inspection in Mint Hill NC. The termites had come up the expansion crack between the slab of the garage and the veneer wall of the crawlspace. There were several tubes. When the inspector pulled the stored items away he […]

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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

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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