Category: Mold Testing

Are Mold Tests Scams? Not if you need one…
March 29, 2019 Indoor Air Quality,Mold Testing Ben Fetzer

Every property owner and resident fears mold in their residence or building. It can cause property and health damage. Yet, mold tests have been given a bad rap because of scammers. You don’t need a mold test, for example, if you can visibly see mold growing. There is no question that there is a mold
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Kansas City’s Rental Inspection Ordinance Pt.2
video December 26, 2018 Commercial,Mold Testing,Rental Properties,Videos Ben Fetzer

Some More Thoughts about Kansas City’s New Rental Ordinance Video Transcription: Hey everybody, I’m Ben Fetzer here in Kansas City with Fresh Start Restoration. Wanting to do a quick video. It’s a nice cloudy day here in Kansas City. Starting to rain a little bit. Um, I have some. I wanted to just throw out
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Realtors Tip: How to Catch Mold Before Inspection
March 30, 2018 Mold Testing,Real Estate Ben Fetzer

A Message to Realtors: How to Catch Mold BEFORE the Home Inspection Kills Your Deal Every realtor knows that mold is a real-time problem when it is found during a home inspection. With some simple steps, you can save your deal before the home inspection report ever comes back. The question is how can you
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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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When Do You Need a Mold Inspection?
video August 30, 2017 Commercial,House Mold,Mold Testing,Real Estate,Videos Ben Fetzer

Overview of Mold Inspections Mold inspections are many times overlooked by property owners, especially during the critical due diligence periods of inspections when purchasing a new property. Home inspectors are formally trained in the structural and mechanical elements of a property. A thorough home inspector will point out any visible signs of mold, however, they
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What Should Tenants Do if You Find Mold?
August 24, 2017 About Mold,House Mold,Mold Testing,Rental Properties Ben Fetzer

TENANTS: What to Do If You Find Mold? If you find mold in your apartment or home; your landlord can be held liable for ensuring that the property is in a habitable condition. Renters insurance– If the mold is making the space unlivable. Be sure to check your renter’s insurance policy to see what can
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Conflict of Interest: Mold Testing and Remediation
July 21, 2014 Indoor Air Quality,Mold Testing Ben Fetzer

Should Mold Testing and Remediation be Done By the Same Company? Here in Kansas City, there are a lot of mold remediation companies. Also, environmental testing companies that are performing both mold testing and remediation services.  This topic is still being debated. I feel it is necessary to initiate some renewed conversation about the potential
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