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Preston Sandlin has been a home inspector in Charlotte North Carolina fo 14 years. He will be sharing his knowledge of home inspection topics with his listeners. His Company Home Inspection Carolina has performed ove 20,034 home inspections in Charlotte, Monroe, Gastonia, Lake Norman, and Waxhaw NC

Preston Sandlin has been a home inspector in Charlotte North Carolina fo 14 years. He will be sharing his knowledge of home inspection topics with his listeners. His Company Home Inspection Carolina has performed ove 20,034 home inspections in Charlotte, Monroe, Gastonia, Lake Norman, and Waxhaw NC
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Preston Sandlin has been a home inspector in Charlotte North Carolina fo 14 years. He will be sharing his knowledge of home inspection topics with his listeners. His Company Home Inspection Carolina has performed ove 20,034 home inspections in Charlotte, Monroe, Gastonia, Lake Norman, and Waxhaw NC

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How to Keep Deals From Going Sideways.

8/5/2018
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In this episode of The Home Inspection Show Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina will talk about what causes real estate transactions to go sideways and how to prevent them from happening. As a bonus Preston will also tell you how to create your own leads while keeping deals from going sideways. You can reach Preston Sandlin on his blog Ask the Charlotte Inspector or calling Home Inspection Carolina at 704-542-6575.

Duration:00:05:41

Repairing Drywall Damage

3/8/2015
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We all love drywall but over time it's easy to get dents and dingd as well as nail pops. In this podcast Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina will tell you some steps you can do to fix all of these from mudding to sanding and painting. He will talk about repairing small holes in drywall as well as large holes in drywall. If have any drywall repair questions or home inspection questions call Home Inspection Carolina 704-542-6575

Duration:00:12:52

Repairing Faucets That Drip

3/8/2015
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Join Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina as he talks about how to fix a faucet that drips. Dripping faucets are annoying and wasteful. The drip causes an increased water bill and is annoying. If you have the necessary tools and can identify the problem you can fix it yourself. In this podcast the home inspector will tell you how to fix ceramic and compression water faucets, ball faucets, cartridge faucets and ceramic disk faucets. If you would like to save...

Duration:00:12:12

Ten Ways to Get a Cleaner Home Inspection Report.

3/3/2015
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Are you getting ready to put your house on the market? When it sells are you ready for the home inspection? Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina gives you the top ten tips to getting a cleaner home inspection report from the home inspector. Confirm gas, water and electricity are turned on and gas pilot lights are burning.Ensure pets won't hinder inspection. Tell Realtor about cats or other animals to be kept inside. NOTE: Kenneling or taking the pets to the spa for the day is...

Duration:00:09:55

Diagnosing Water Leaks and Fixing Leaky Toilets

3/1/2015
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How do you know if you have a a water leak or a leaky toilet? In this podcast by Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin he explains how you can tell and ways to fix it. One of the first signs of a waer leak would be an increase in the water bill. You might have a leak at the toilet or you could have a dripping faucet. If your water meter runs continiously this would probably be another sign that you might have a water leak. Check for wet areas around your yard. In this podcast Charlotte...

Duration:00:14:37

What is the No. 1 Mistake New Home Buyers Make

9/25/2011
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Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin oultines the No 1 mistake home buyers make when purchasing a home. The No1 mistake is picking the wrong home inspector and winding up with the money pit. Preston will tell you what you should look for when hiring a home inspector. Afew things you want to look for are the No of years the home inspector has been in business and if he has good reviews online. You also want to know if the home inspector offers a warranty and recall check which is a...

Duration:00:17:38

How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost

3/16/2011
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How much does a home inspection cost? I get asked this all the time. There are many varibles that go into the price of a home inspection including the part of the country that you live in. Join the Charlotte home inspector as he unravels the mystery to the costs associated with the home inspection process. http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com

Duration:00:08:46

Spring Maintenance Tips

3/9/2011
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Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin gives homeowners 10 tips for Spring maintenance. As the winter is coming to an end and the birds are beginning to sing their are some tune up things that you really should do to ensure your home's health through those hot Summer months that are on the way. So please join the Charlotte NC Home Inspector to see what you need to do to your house this Spring. http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com

Duration:00:08:46

Why You Should Get a Preinspection

3/8/2011
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There are several reasons a seller should consider getting a peinspection prior to selling their home. For one thing preinspected homes sell faster and sell for more money than homes that have not been preinspected. In this podcast Charlotte NC home inspector Preston Sandlin will go over the advantages of having a preinspection. http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com

Duration:00:10:47

When Do You Need a Building Permit

7/11/2010
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Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin has inspected many houses in the past 15 years. Unfortuanately many of them have unpermitted additions. This is a big problem because many time an insurance company will not pay a claim on a home if there was an unpermited addition. This can also be problem as tax collectors can assess you back property taxes on unpermited additions. So the Question is when do you need a building permit and what are the consequences of not having one. Charlotte home...

Duration:00:26:30

Hazards Involved in the Real Estate Transaction

2/24/2010
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There are several hazards involved in the real estate transaction. Most of theses hazards are covered in Chapter 19 of the Real Estate book that Agents in North Carolina must read and pass an xam on before getting their liscense. Some of these hazards include asbestos, radon, carbon monoxide, lead, and under ground storage tanks. Real Estate Agents aren't expected to be experts on thses hazards but they are expeted to have a little knowledge and know where to get help if they suspect a...

Duration:00:25:55

Inspecting a Water Heater

2/13/2010
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In this episode The Charlotte Home Inspector will be taliking about inspecting water heaters. There are basically two types of water heaters; electric an gas. The Charlotte Home Inspector will be talking about both. In addition he will be talking about reverse conections, TPR valves, rumbling noises and water heater replacement. The Charlotte Home Inspector will also speak on water heater capacity and recovery and tankless water heater. Some of the home inspection questions for this show...

Duration:00:26:06

Home Inspection Carolina's Top 10 for 2010

2/6/2010
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If you are a Dave Letterman Fan you know all about top 10 lists and how popular they are. Cosmo will have Britany Spears top ten ways to stay in shape and Newsweek will have Barack Obama's top ten thing he wants to do to help the economy. So being a deligent home inspector and observer of trends I thought I would come up with my own Home Inspection Carolina's top ten list for 2010. This is a list of the most common home inspection items found on homes. I thought this list would be good for...

Duration:00:38:59

Is There Toxic Chinese Drywall in North Carolina

2/5/2010
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Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin has been performing inspections in Charlotte for over 14 years and has saved many buyers lots of money. Lately he has been getting several call about Toxic Chinese Drywall. Is it in North Carolina and Is it in Charlotte. In this episode Preston adresses that very thing.

Duration:00:20:14