Category: Commercial

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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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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School Mold: Could Your Child Be Affected?
August 9, 2017 Commercial,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Symptoms,Top Articles Ben Fetzer

The recipe for mold is really simple: moisture + time + materials. Mold loves moisture, so poor ventilation, leaky roofs, and pipes must be avoided in schools at any cost. Mold can grow on wood, carpet, vinyl, drywall, concrete, paper, insulations, and pretty much anywhere slight moisture is present. Even indoor areas that have not
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Drywall Mold: 3 Reasons Why It’s a Big Deal
August 3, 2017 About Mold,Commercial,Drywall,House Mold Ben Fetzer

Every house you enter has been made with roughly the same type of materials; cement, wood, metal, and drywall. Drywall is found in the bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, bathrooms and offices of our homes and drywall mold is found in just as many places. Mold loves drywall! Top 3 Characteristics that Make Drywall Mold a Substantial
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Concrete Mold: Including Non-Porous Surfaces
July 5, 2017 About Mold,Basement,Commercial,Foundation,House Mold Ben Fetzer

Do your basement walls have black on mold on concrete? If you are a homeowner in the Kansas City metro area you know all too well how concrete mold can easily become a problem. Most of us, Kansas Citians, have to had to fight the battle of leaky foundations and frequent floor drain backups. Dealing
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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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Carpet Mold: A Surface Approach Won’t Do
May 31, 2017 About Mold,Commercial,DIY Tips,House Mold,Where Mold Grows Ben Fetzer

Carpet Mold is a common problem, especially in our Kansas City area where we have lots of basements, foundation issues, and heavy rainfalls. Most noticeably during times when there is a lot of rainfall, we see a lot of homes with leaks. Where the carpet is saturated and sometimes not discovered for some time. When Efforts
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Bathroom Mold: Could be What’s Stinking
March 28, 2017 About Mold,Bathroom,Commercial,House Mold Ben Fetzer

Does Your Bathroom Have Mold? Our bathrooms are one of the top 10 places mold grows in our homes. Because bathrooms are often the place in our house where moisture lingers the longest. Especially the bathroom ceiling mold is common. Steam from a hot shower on the walls, water on the floor when your kids
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Sewer Backup Causes Nasty Property Damage
April 20, 2014 About Mold,Commercial,House Mold Ben Fetzer

Sewer backup damage is the most undesirable water damage that can happen in your home or office. Furthermore having a professional doing the cleanup and restoration work for you can save you time and ensure the health of your family, employees, and patrons. Do not try to experiment or complete the cleanup on your own.
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Downtown KC High-Rise Basement Flooded
April 15, 2014 About Mold,Basement,Commercial,News,Rental Properties Ben Fetzer

Middle of the Night Call for a Downtown Kansas City High Rise Building’s Basement Flooded. Due to a City Construction Project on the Street in Front of the Luxury Condominium When a large commercial building’s basement flooded in a matter of minutes, it was all hands on deck. The basement flood occurred due to a
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