Category: Winter

4 Key Action Steps in a Winter Ice Storm
February 1, 2019 Winter Ben Fetzer

Winter is Not Over Yet! Make Sure You are Prepared for More Winter Ice Storms! A winter ice storm can freeze rains, snow with extremely low temperatures and wild winds. Such conditions may last for a few days therefore for areas like Kansas City, we can experience harsh conditions quickly. Often times, it is instructed
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3 Tips to Prevent Black Mold During Winter
January 15, 2019 Prevent Mold,Winter Ben Fetzer

Mold during winter is a concept that many would never think of as a possibility. Yes, mold growth is less likely to occur in the winter months than during the hot and humid seasons. However, there are many causes of winter flooding and maintenance issues. Hence the reason for elevated moisture in the air even
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6 Ways to Prevent Freezing Pipes this Winter
January 8, 2019 Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Winter Ben Fetzer

Freezing pipes are a common occurrence in the Kansas City area during this time of year. With cold temperatures especially in the winter whereby pipes are exposed to freezing temperatures. When water is in the pipe then it may lead to the expansion of the pipe. In extreme cases, the pipe may crack or burst
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5 Primary Causes of Winter Flooding
January 2, 2019 Cause Mold,Insulation,Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Winter Ben Fetzer

Winter flooding may sound like an oxymoron. However, flooding can occur in the winter. When water drainage is altered and the ground is over-saturated with water. Hence large amounts of water remain on the ground for longer periods resulting in winter flooding. The most common areas prone to flooding in a home are the basement
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Ice Dams: How to Resolve and Prevent
January 3, 2018 Attic,Insulation,Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Roof and Gutters,Winter Ben Fetzer

Ice dams are a large mound of ice that forms at the edge of the roof. Ice dams are very common with extreme and sudden temperature drops as we experience in the Kansas City area.  An ice dam can cause significant damage to your roof, attic, and even the interior of your home.  Gutters and downspouts
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Frozen Pipes Cause Water and Mold Damage
December 27, 2017 About Mold,Cause Mold,Commercial,House Mold,Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Winter Ben Fetzer

Frozen pipes can cause lots of damage in a short amount of time. Water expands when it freezes and quickly can create havoc in the most beautiful homes and buildings. This expansion process puts enormous pressure on the pipes. No matter how flexible the pipe material is, it can eventually break. And if it breaks
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Good Health: Is What Everyone Wants for Christmas
December 20, 2017 Indoor Air Quality,Mold Symptoms,Winter Ben Fetzer

Would you like to spend your Christmas in chronic illness? Do you expect to just lie on the bed the entire day while others jiggle and giggle? You certainly wouldn’t want the most important event of your life to be affected like that. What you want for big events is sound good health so that
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