Category: Basement

4 Steps in Preventing Basement Mold
June 7, 2019 Basement,Prevent Mold Ben Fetzer

Basements are common locations for mold growth because it tends to be moist down there. That doesn’t mean you have a leaky basement (although it could mean that). Basements are moist because they are in the ground, and ground moisture seeps through foundations and increases the humidity in the environment. Couple that with stagnancy, and
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Insulating Basement and Crawl Spaces
January 31, 2018 Attic,Basement,Insulation,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

The Benefits of Insulating Basement and Crawl Spaces Adequately insulating basement and crawl spaces are the keys to keeping your feet toasty this winter. Insulating basements and crawl spaces can help warm your feet because the air passes through the crawl spaces and effects the temperature of the floor above. Insulating is one of the most inexpensive
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5 Practical Tips for Problem Basements
video October 13, 2017 About Mold,Basement,House Mold,Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Top Articles,Videos Ben Fetzer

When Problem Basements Can’t Be Repaired In the Kansas City metro, we are have heard or dealt with problem basements. We all desire to repair and maintain our properties to it’s best. However, there are times when the repairs needed to correct the foundation leaks or the drainage problems is far more costly than what
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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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The #1 Tip to Prevent Basement Mold
video June 27, 2017 About Mold,Basement,House Mold,Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Videos Ben Fetzer

Prevent Basement Mold with 1 Simple Step Mold prevention is a priority for every homeowner, especially for our customers in the Kansas City metro area. We could get into all types of technicality and maintenance tips, on how to prevent basement mold. However, we know that you are busy and you need simplicity. Out of
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Basement Mold: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know
April 26, 2017 About Mold,Basement,House Mold,Top Articles Ben Fetzer

Why is Basement Mold So Common? Basement mold is a very common problem throughout the Kansas City Metro Area. Where sudden rainfalls, foundation leaks, and shifting soil are common. Kansas City residents are all too familiar with the horrendous drainage backups. It seems that most homeowners in our area have experienced some form of water damage.
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Homeowner’s $100 Ignored Repair Costs $30,000
September 21, 2016 Basement,House Mold,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

A homeowner in Overland Park contracted our services after discovering mold in their basement. They had a persistent problem with a floor drain over the last year. Which initially started off small so the ignored repair seemed innocent. A Fresh Start Story: Customer Ignored Repair less than $100 that Resulted in Costly Repairs Due to
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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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Sump Pump Failure Cause Water Damage
August 13, 2014 Basement,Cause Mold,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

Sump Pump Failure is One of the Top Causes of Water Damage Damage in Basements It’s August in Kansas City but it already is beginning to feel like the beginning of fall with refreshing cool weather and heavy rains starting to come with frequency.  As rains come to our area it’s important for every homeowner to
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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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