Charleston, being the historic city that it is, presents a host of unique issues when it comes to caring for historic homes. Charleston real estate agents want you to make sure you keep a few things in mind when you have a home inspected, especially in the downtown and historic district. For the first part of this series will cover wood parasites and fungi.
Unfortunately the same conditions that make Charleston so appealing to people are also appealing to termites and other wood destroying organisms. The warm temperatures and coastal climate provide an excellent habitat.
Beware of Termites
When looking at purchasing a home in historic Charleston, or anywhere in the south, be sure to have your home inspected for termites and that your inspector is…