Tag: HVAC

Clutter Creates Mold Issues
July 20, 2020 About Mold,Cause Mold,Drywall,House Mold,HVAC,Indoor Air Quality,Residential,Where Mold Grows Ben Fetzer

When people think of mold, they often think of floods or water damage as the root cause of destruction. Often, the real problem is simple clutter. You don’t have to be a hoarder to have mold caused by clutter. The mold issue stems from the location of the clutter and how much clutter there is. 
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Mini-split Ductless Air Systems and Mold
April 25, 2020 House Mold,HVAC,Indoor Air Quality,Mold,Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Residential,Where Mold Grows Ben Fetzer

Mini-splits are ductless units that are a great option for installation post-construction in homes where there is no room for traditional ductwork and central air. Instead, there is a compressor outside and an air handler inside. The air handler is typically visible and hung near the top of the wall, and it pretty much blends
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Mold Kills a Child in Seattle Hospital
July 7, 2019 Indoor Air Quality,Mold Symptoms Ben Fetzer

Mold can be a health hazard in many residential and commercial buildings but rarely is it deadly. Unfortunately, recently mold kills a child at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital. The killer? Aspergillus, and it has caused infections in five other patients. The hospital has closed its operating rooms, as patients are at the highest risk of infection
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Summer Mold from HVAC Condensation Line
video August 11, 2018 HVAC,Property Maintenance,Summer,Videos Ben Fetzer

Summer is Still a Time for Mold: HVAC Condensation In this video, Ben Fetzer will discuss the most common summertime cause of mold, HVAC condensation. Also, he speaks about plugged condensation lines. In addition, to plugged lines, we see a common occurrence of mold on drywall surrounding the HVAC lines due to condensation within the
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4 Steps to Maintain Your HVAC System?
April 3, 2018 HVAC,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

4 Practical Steps to Properly Maintain Your HVAC System It is crucially important to maintain your home’s HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning) units. Otherwise, negligence and low-maintenance can lead to serious consequences. Undoubtedly, household heating, cooling, and ventilation systems are the essential components of any home’s safety, protection, and comfort. Treat these systems right in
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5 Important Home Maintenance Items for Fall!
September 9, 2014 Fall,House Mold,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

Making Home Maintenance for Fall Simple This is a simple five-step process for fall home maintenance. No this is not a long list of items of recommended home maintenance items that you know will never get done. At Fresh Start, we know that your time is precious and we want to cut through all of
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