Category: News

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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5 Reasons We’re Thankful for Our Customers
November 20, 2018 News Ben Fetzer

A Letter of Gratitude to You, Our Customers We’re thankful for our customers, and we are not afraid to show it! Each and every one of our experiences with you our customers has been a delight! This week is a time to give thanks, and we have so much to be thankful for here at
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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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Kansas City’s Rental Inspection Ordinance Pt.1
August 16, 2018 Commercial,News,Rental Properties Ben Fetzer

This morning we are going to talk about a recent ordinance passed by Kansas City voters. This new ordinance is a rental inspection ordinance which requires the city to inspect rental properties. This ordinance also allows tenants the ability to contact city officials about problems with their rental properties. This particular ordinance is very controversial
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Fresh Start Takes Action for Local Foster Kids
June 20, 2018 News Ben Fetzer

Lee’s Summit, MO – Ben Fetzer, the owner of Fresh Start Restoration. Has taken a personal approach to help foster kids in the Kansas City area.  His company is sponsoring the upcoming “Families 4 Kids Summer Picnic” event. The picnic is to promote a supportive community for existing foster families. Also, to create awareness and
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Stories of Toxic Black Mold in Overland Park, KS
June 5, 2018 Mold Symptoms,News,Rental Properties Ben Fetzer

The Most Common Cause of Mold in Overland Park’s High-End Homes Toxic black mold in Overland Park homes and apartments is common. Most often caused by elevated humidity, leaking concrete roofs, and condensation on cathedral ceilings. Also, drain backups, and an insufficient amount of ventilation in the attic. These are the most common causes of mold
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How Mold Saved My Life: Ben’s Personal Story
June 4, 2018 About Mold,Mold Symptoms,News Ben Fetzer

“How mold saved my life” seems like a far-fetched statement filled with outrageous and untrue statements. However, I can take it further. Mold saved my life and it probably has saved yours or someone you love. Let’s see how.    Ben’s Recent Personal Life Story Most of us consider mold is only toxic. As a mold
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Prevalent Issue of Mold in Kansas City Properties
April 17, 2018 About Mold,Commercial,House Mold,News,Real Estate,Rental Properties Ben Fetzer

Mold in Kansas City properties is a common headache for owners throughout the metro. The issue of mold, especially in indoor environments is a major challenge. In Kansas City, especially due to the health risks that they pose. Mold, which comes from the fungi kingdom, can present in different forms, for instance, the toxic and the non-toxic
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Local News: Grocery Stores with Mold
November 1, 2017 Commercial,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Symptoms,News,Prevent Mold Ben Fetzer

Kansas City Grocery Stores with Mold It was in January of last year that my phone started going off. With reports of local grocery stores with mold problems. One of our leading grocery store chains; here in the Kansas City metro found themselves dealing with a big mold problem. Out of curiosity, I jumped into my truck
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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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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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Storms That Make You Run to the Basement
September 17, 2014 Basement,News,Prevent Mold Ben Fetzer

WOW!!! What a storm last night!!! Many times in my life I have heard the reference to clapping thunder and last was one of the few times I have heard it!!! My wife and I sat straight up in bed wondering if the hands of God were coming down and clapping in our bedroom because
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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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