Category: Mold Removal

Mold Infestation: Charles Tisdale Library
April 26, 2019 Commercial,Mold Removal,News,Where Mold Grows Ben Fetzer

Many people don’t take mold growth seriously, and in Jackson, Mississippi, they are paying the consequences. Unfortunately, in this case, the library did take the mold infestation seriously. But they weren’t able to relocate soon enough to save anything. Now, the entire book collection is lost. For the past few years, the library has been
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Will Bleach Solve Your Mold Problem?
March 21, 2019 About Mold,Mold Removal Ben Fetzer

Bleach and mold have been a topic of debate over the last 10 years. The discolored spot on your unfinished basement wall has become more of a black patch, and you now realize it is mold. No problem, right? Just get a little bleach and clean it! Wrong! Mold removal is rarely that simple of
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Reduce Lawsuit Risk by Hiring Mold Pros
March 8, 2019 Commercial,Mold Removal,Real Estate,Rental Properties Ben Fetzer

Professional mold removal is necessary, especially if there is a risk of a lawsuit. Mold spores can be found just about anywhere. They can enter a building on the shoes or clothing of a person and spread no matter what precautions you take. It’s life, and it’s moldy. However, mold isn’t a problem unless it
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DIY Steps to Clean Mold Off a Leaky Window
February 22, 2019 DIY Tips,Mold Removal,Siding and Windows Ben Fetzer

If your leaky window sill is covered by drapes or furniture, you may not notice mold until it is a significant problem. You should identify the type of mold before you consider DIY removal, but if you insist on removing it yourself, there are a few precautions you can take to make sure you are
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Severe Water & Mold Damage in Luxury Home
video July 27, 2018 About Mold,House Mold,Luxury Homes,Mold Removal,Videos Ben Fetzer

Water and mold damage is never a fun topic and most assume that water and mold damage only occurs in dilapidated homes. However, in regions like the Kansas City metro area, we see water and mold damage in all types homes, including high-end luxury homes that are commonly found in Mission Hills, Overland Park, Leawood, Loch
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Looking for Hidden Mold – A Real Life Example
June 12, 2018 Indoor Air Quality,Luxury Homes,Mold Removal,Videos Ben Fetzer

This is a video of the main level of a 6,000 Sq. foot high-end home that had significant visible mold in the basement. We knew we had a hidden mold in the main level, due to water damage from a broken pipe on the 2nd level. This water damage caused sections of the ceiling in
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DIY Mold Removal: Practical Tips
April 6, 2018 DIY Tips,Mold Removal Ben Fetzer

With a few clicks on Google, you type “DIY Mold Removal” hoping for some quick tutorial and easy answers. After spending half an hour you end up with more questions than answers by all of the different results you get. What to do? It would be easy for anyone, to just grab a bottle of bleach
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Do Mold Sniffing Dogs Work?
November 29, 2017 About Mold,Mold Removal,Mold Testing,Real Estate,Rental Properties Ben Fetzer

Have you heard phrases like “a dog’s nose works better than the cutting-edge technology” or “a mold sniffing dog is trusted and proven”? We are going to dive into the claims of mold sniffing dogs today. Let’s review some of the questions our mold experts ask. When considering a “new mold trend” and the results
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Window Mold: 3 Steps to Resolve
October 11, 2017 About Mold,Commercial,House Mold,Mold Removal,Siding and Windows Ben Fetzer

What are the Most Common Causes of Window Mold? Are you worried about the regular occurrence of mold on your windows? Is it difficult for you to get rid of the window mold? The occurrence of mold on windows is very common, so it is important to know why and how to resolve. The two
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Air Duct Mold: 3 Steps to Improve HVAC Quality
October 4, 2017 About Mold,Commercial,House Mold,HVAC,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Removal,Mold Symptoms Ben Fetzer

HVAC air ducts are a common breeding ground for dust, debris, and even rodents! Air duct mold is far more common that one might think. During a recent job, Ben Fetzer, and his crew discovered a major indoor air quality concern. With a newly renovated Mission Hills home. How HVAC & Air Duct Mold Form
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Mold Cost and Comparison
video September 6, 2017 About Mold,Commercial,House Mold,Mold Removal,Real Estate,Videos Ben Fetzer

Mold Cost: What Customers Need to Know! Mold cost is always a top question by customer’s dealing with a mold problem. In this video, Ben will explain how to choose a mold remediation company and the unknown industry tactics to fool you into paying more. Protect your family’s resources and health by educating yourself about
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Local Mold Biz Cross-Contaminates Customer’s Home
video August 22, 2017 House Mold,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Removal,News,Videos Ben Fetzer

In comparing mold remediation companies you must consider factors beyond price or the name of the company. Watch the video below to listen to the inside industry information from the local trusted mold expert, Ben Fetzer. Where he discussions a first-hand account of watching a local mold remediation company cross-contaminates a customer’s home with mold
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DIY Method to Clean Off Mold on the Walls
August 17, 2017 Commercial,DIY Tips,Drywall,House Mold,Mold Removal Ben Fetzer

Taking care of our homes is something we all make a priority. One of the things that may be missing from your to-do list, however, is checking for mold on the walls. The mold may be growing in your walls away from where you can see and affecting the health of your family and the
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Found Mold in Retail Store of KC Metro Mall
June 20, 2017 Commercial,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Removal,News Ben Fetzer

Mold in Retail Store Resolved After National Chain Contracted Fresh Start’s Professional Mold Remediation Services Not long ago we were contracted to perform a mold remediation project. Because they had found mold in a retail store at a local metro mall. Resulting from substantial water damage in the back storage room. There was quite a
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Will Buying a Mold House Save You Money?
August 29, 2016 House Mold,Mold Removal,Real Estate Ben Fetzer

How You Can Save Money When Buying a Mold House Yes, mold does cost money to repair. Does saving money from a problem peak your interest? We have helped many homeowners do exactly that. By knowing a few tips and tricks; you can legitimately increase your net worthwhile at the same time solve a mold
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Bleach Kills Mold – Debunked
July 20, 2014 Mold Removal,Property Maintenance,Top Articles Ben Fetzer

Bleach Kills Mold…Think Again! For generations, people have believed that bleach kills mold.  The truth is “Bleach only Bleaches Mold’s Color but Antimicrobials Kill Mold”.  Bleach (sodium hypochlorite) is an old and misunderstood chemistry. That has been used for many years to clean up mold in all kinds of applications.  Many people boldly and confidently tell
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A Landlord’s Flat Roof Leak Nightmare
April 15, 2014 About Mold,House Mold,Mold Removal,Rental Properties,Roof and Gutters Ben Fetzer

A Roof Leak from the Pit of Hell One spring evening a customer called the Fresh Start office and spoke with a 24/7 on-call technician. About investigating a roof leak at one of her rental properties in Kansas City. She had already had several occurrences of the roof leaking. However, she never worried about it.
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