Inspector Paul

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The key components that I inspect during the structural portion of each home inspection are the foundation, floors, walls, columns, piers, ceilings, roof structure and attic.

Inspector Paul performs a detailed Structural Inspection of every home. 

  • Inspector Paul inspects the structural integrity a homes foundation, floors, walls, columns, piers, ceilings, roof structure and attic.
  • Inspector Paul checks for signs of abnormal or harmful water penetration into the building as well as signs of abnormal or harmful condensation on building components.
  • Inspector Paul reports on the type of foundation: Masonry Block, Brick, Rock, Poured Concrete, etc.
  • Inspector Paul notifies you of the method we use to inspect the crawlspace or basement.
  • Inspector Paul reports on the Floor Structure, Wall Structure, Ceiling Structure, and Roof Structure.
  • Inspector Paul notifies you what the Columns and Piers were made of: wood, concrete, brick, masonry block, steel columns, and/or steel jacks. 
  • Inspector Paul also reports on the roof type.
Crawlspace Friends
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A Pit Viper in crawlspace
Improperly Secured Joist Hanger
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Excavated Crawlspace and a Steel Support Column
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Cracked Floor Joist
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Curtain Wall without a footer
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A Plumber Cut Out A Footing
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A foundation wall broken by a tradesman
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missing roof sheathing
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3 inch settlement crack
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Hollow Foundation Blocks
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A Termite Damaged Joist
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a rotted band sill
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an attic fire
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a joist that has slippped of a ledger board
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Pier does not extend to the girder
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A Water Damaged Band Sill
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A home made roof repair
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A Joist Cut By A Tradesman
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rotted floor joist
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Shifted Column
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Column Missing Shims
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Undersized Foundation
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curtain wall with queen sized brick

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Call: Paul King

704-467-7328 (INSPECT)

1820 Sunnyside Ave. Charlotte, NC 28204

& 201 Tom Hall St. #236 Fort Mill, SC 29715

704-307-2537-Fax

Professional, detailed, thorough home inspections in Charlotte, Pineville, Matthews, Mint Hill, Weddington, Huntersville, Lake Norman, Waxhaw, Monroe, and Marvin, North Carolina as well as Rock Hill, Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Lake Wylie, Indian Land, York, Clover, and Lancaster, South Carolina.

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