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Charlotte Metro

Including Charlotte, Concord, Huntersville, Waxhaw, Weddington, Denver, Kannapolis, Matthews, Mint Hill, Harrisburg, Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville, Gastonia, Pineville, Indian Trail, Belmont, Mount Holly, and Marvin. 

Author - Alan Smith
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deck inspection

Many homes have decks attached to them for entertaining and relaxing under the stars, but most homeowners do not perform a regular deck inspection. Every year, people are injured or killed due to faulty construction or the lack of needed regular maintenance of decks.

Author - Alan Smith
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new home

When inspecting a new home, we check things like drainage and foundation, exterior caulking and trim, all electrical units such as garage door, garage disposals, doorbell, electrical outlets (interior and exterior) and much more.

Author - Alan Smith
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A pre-purchase inspection enables the prospective buyer to: obtain a comprehensive, objective report on the property's general condition, and learn about any unknown expenses and safety issues that adversely affect the liveability and value.

Author - Alan Smith
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radon testing

The EPA recommends that anyone looking to buy a home have it tested for radon before the purchase is complete.

Author - Alan Smith
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South Carolina

Including Fort Mill, Rock Hill, Lake Wylie, York, and Indian land.

Author - Alan Smith
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structural problems

Our home inspections look for serious structural issues such as a leaking roof, cracked foundation, damaged load-bearing walls, and building code violations that are not obvious to a casual observer.

Author - Alan Smith
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