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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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Roof Repairs & Inspection: Prevent Mold Damage
November 27, 2018 Prevent Mold,Property Maintenance,Roof and Gutters Ben Fetzer

Roof problems are common house damages that develop with time for different reasons. The following is a list of roof repairs and recommendations to prevent water and mold damage from roof problems. 1. Improper Installation It may be as a result of improper installation by the roofing companies. This always happens mostly when homeowners are
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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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Attic Mold: Commonly Overlooked
November 22, 2017 About Mold,Attic,House Mold,Real Estate,Top Articles Ben Fetzer

Attic mold is a common problem within the Midwest. Especially within the Kansas City metro area where we have such drastic weather changes throughout the year. Attic mold can take on many types of mold. But one of the most common is black mold in attics. You have probably heard of the dangers of black
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Ice Dams: What Causes Them to Form?
January 10, 2017 Attic,Insulation,Prevent Mold Ben Fetzer

What Causes Ice Dams? Have you been keeping your house warm this winter? We hope so! We hope your house is well-insulated so that none of that heat is slipping out of your house! Having the proper insulation in your attic is an important factor in keeping you and your family warm this winter and
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