Good evening ladies I've been transitioning for 7 months and still going strong and I got a sew-in last month. I've never had a sew-in before so I had a question about the install. I was reading old threads about sew-in maintenance and it was brought up that the thread used to sew it can rip through your real hair My question is: would I be able to tell that this was happening before I take the weave out? Or is the only way of telling after take down? Like does it rip through all at once so that the weft thingy isn't attached to the braid anymore? Or can it get stuck halfway through the braid? And is there a way to prevent this from happening? I do notice that I brush the weave really hard because it gets tangled alot (this was surprising to me..that weave can get tangled..idk why lol)!! Also, I've been wondering if it's time to take it out. There's an inch of NG toward the back, but then in some areas there's only like a half an inch . Is an inch of NG (of 4a hair) too much or can I keep going? Other than that, I think I've been doing a swell job caring for my hair underneath the weave. I wash and DC weekly, use leave-in daily and seal with oil. My hair feels very soft Oh yea, I wash and quicky condition the weave hair, too. TIA!