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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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Gastonia Home Inspector Finds Termites

June 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Subterranean termites live in underground colonies or in moist secluded areas aboveground that can contain up to 2 million members. They build distinctive “mud tubes” to gain access to food sources and to protect themselves from open air. Termite colonies are organized into castes depending on tasks — workers, soldiers and reproductives. The characteristics of […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Explains The Difference Between Termites and Ants

May 8th, 2009 · No Comments

As spring comes it is the time of swarmers. Swarmers are the reproductive termites that come out by the thousands after the first few warm Spring days usually after a rain. This usually freaks people out if it’s inside their house. Ants also have swarmers and the purpose of this video is to show the […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Termite Damage

May 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Let’s talk about termites in houses with a crawl space. By far the most likely place for termites is the floor joist adjacent to the dirt filled porch or stoop. If you can crawl under your house (preferably with a flash light) Crawl up to the back of the front stoop and pull insulation back […]

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Termite Damage Found At Charlotte Home Inspection

May 8th, 2009 · No Comments

It is important to know a little about termites and how they work. Unlike us, termites work 24 hours a day and they eat 24 hour a day. Termites come from the ground and they have to return to the ground for moisture. The main hub of the colony lives down in the ground and […]

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