Category: Construction

4 Mold-Resistant Materials that Prevent Mold
April 19, 2019 Construction,Prevent Mold,Top Articles Ben Fetzer

1. Drywall You may have heard of green board, which is often used in basements or bathrooms where moisture can be present. It is cheaper than mold-resistant drywall and less effective. If you really want to inhibit mold growth, invest in mold-resistant materials like drywall. It is not a guarantee that it will be mold-free,
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Benefits of Doing Renovation Projects in Winter
March 28, 2019 Construction,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

The peak home renovation seasons traditionally begin in the late spring thru summer. Then again in the fall as homeowners clammer to have their renovation projects completed in time for Christmas.  However, depending on the nature of the project you plan. There are some very compelling reasons why renovating in the winter can be the
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Why You Should Renovate Your Home in Winter
January 22, 2019 Construction,House Mold,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

Winter is a season of rest and a day that most people look forward to. In the season, we experience long dark nights. Probably with snow and chilly mornings. Where we all want to grab a blanket and a cup of coffee on the couch. During these few months, most workers take time off to
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When Premium Gutters Are a Facade of Beauty
video November 7, 2018 Construction,Luxury Homes,News,Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Roof and Gutters,Top Articles,Videos Ben Fetzer

The Faulty Nature of Premium Gutters Premium gutters are a common item on the luxury homes we service in the Kansas City metro area. We have noticed a common trend with many premium gutters. Especially some of the more luxurious “minimalist” designs. For example, we just completed a mold remediation project on a luxury home in
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New House Mold Mess: Dreams Into Nightmares
June 26, 2018 Construction,House Mold,Luxury Homes,Real Estate Ben Fetzer

The worst nightmare for anyone and their dream home is discovering new house mold problems. Many times people buy a new house so they have don’t have to worry about problems. Knowing they have the assurance of a warranty. Unfortunately, all too common we are seeing homeowners of new houses deal with nightmare problems. Contractors
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New Construction Mold: A Risk to New Homes
video September 19, 2017 About Mold,Construction,House Mold,Real Estate,Top Articles,Videos Ben Fetzer

New Construction Mold: Preventing Indoor Air Problems New construction mold is not extremely common but it does happen for a couple of reasons. One of the main reasons is that wet or damp materials are used to construct the building and are never properly dried.  A few years ago we encountered a new building with mold all over the freshly
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