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2009 

Heating and cooling systems account for 56 percent of energy used in a typical home, making it the largest energy expense for most households, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Making smarter decisions about your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system can help you save ...
01/23/2009
Summer will be here before you know it. If you're like many Americans, you'll likely curtail vacation plans this year in favor of staying home and saving money. But even economy-wary homeowners are still interested in improving their homes - whether to enhance resale value or personal enjoyment -...
01/23/2009
While new home construction has come to a grinding halt throughout the US, smaller home-renovation projects are still a viable option for homeowners. In fact, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently reported a increase in minor remodeling projects in its third-quarter 2008 Remod...
01/23/2009
While new home construction has come to a grinding halt throughout the US, smaller home-renovation projects are still a viable option for homeowners. In fact, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently reported a increase in minor remodeling projects in its third-quarter 2008 Remod...
01/23/2009
Crawl spaces are underneath the subfloor but above the ground.  People with slab or basement construction will not have a crawl space.  There are positives and negatives associated with crawl spaces.  The positive is that everything including structure, plumbing, wiring and ductwork is more acces...
01/04/2009
By far the funniest or craziest thing I have ever seen on a home inspection was back in 1999 when I was inspecting a house in Charlotte NC near Garinger High School.  On this particular inspection everybody was there including the buyer, seller, buyer' agent, seller's agent, an uncle, an aunt, so...
01/04/2009
Sweet and Southern is what Bill Gallagher always says.  Bill owns Superior School of Real Estate in Charlotte NC but teaches Real Estate Classes throughout the state of North Carolina.  Bill's school teaches preliscening and post licensing including the mandatory update and electives. To stay lic...
01/04/2009
Many people stage their house and make it a little more spacious but not many people prepare for their home inspection. In this video Charlotte NC home inspector tells you about several things you should do to pepare fore your home inspection. Some of the things you should do to prepare your hou...
01/04/2009
Please watch Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin as he tells us of all the crazy stuff he has seen on home inspections. http://www.homeinspectioncarolina.com In that time he has seen a lot of crazy stuff including: -A priest blessing the house - Car parts used for drain lines in the plumbin...
01/04/2009
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