Tag: indoor air quality

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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5 Ways to Keep Your Air Mold-free
May 30, 2019 Indoor Air Quality,Prevent Mold Ben Fetzer

Mold exists nearly everywhere, and it waits for a suitable environment to grow. Then, it explodes, and you may end up removing walls, carpets, and personal belongings to get rid of it. Not all mold is toxic, but toxic black mold can create a big health hazard for you and your family. Normally, toxic black
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Spring Cleaning May Stir Up Mold Spores
May 18, 2019 About Mold,Indoor Air Quality,Spring Ben Fetzer

It is almost June, and you’ve probably engaged in some sort of spring cleaning. In addition, it’s the rainy season. If you haven’t considered the potential for mold growth in your home or office, now is the time. Mold likes high humidity, and it likes warm and stagnates air. You may not have many places
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Air Duct Cleaning: How to Breathe Easier
December 4, 2018 Commercial,HVAC,Indoor Air Quality,Property Maintenance,Top Articles Ben Fetzer

How Air Duct Cleaning Makes Breathing Easier Air duct cleaning is a high priority for ALL our jobs! Clean air is an essential requirement for all human beings. That’s the reason why we have proper venting systems to allow air in and out of buildings and homes. However, many times we don’t even consider that
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Top 5 Toxic Household Items We Use Every Day
October 7, 2018 House Mold,Indoor Air Quality Ben Fetzer

Using everyday toxic household items. However, we never consider that they could produce toxins for our indoor air environment. We are learning more about the negative effects of these toxins every year. And the negative effects on our physical bodies. Because with crafty branding and nice product packaging many times it can be deceiving what
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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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Cinnamon Oil Strengthens Your Immune System
November 15, 2017 Mold Symptoms Ben Fetzer

Who doesn’t love the smell of warm cinnamon? Nothing makes a house feel like home, especially during the holidays, like the smell of cinnamon! Before we dive into all of the wonderful benefits of cinnamon; first let’s take a look at a common cause for a weakened immune system.  How Cinnamon Strengthens the Immune System
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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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Air Duct Mold: 3 Steps to Improve HVAC Quality
October 4, 2017 About Mold,Commercial,House Mold,HVAC,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Removal,Mold Symptoms Ben Fetzer

HVAC air ducts are a common breeding ground for dust, debris, and even rodents! Air duct mold is far more common that one might think. During a recent job, Ben Fetzer, and his crew discovered a major indoor air quality concern. With a newly renovated Mission Hills home. How HVAC & Air Duct Mold Form
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School Mold: Could Your Child Be Affected?
August 9, 2017 Commercial,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Symptoms,Top Articles Ben Fetzer

The recipe for mold is really simple: moisture + time + materials. Mold loves moisture, so poor ventilation, leaky roofs, and pipes must be avoided in schools at any cost. Mold can grow on wood, carpet, vinyl, drywall, concrete, paper, insulations, and pretty much anywhere slight moisture is present. Even indoor areas that have not
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Indoor Air Quality Products We Recommend
April 17, 2017 Indoor Air Quality Ben Fetzer

Indoor Air Quality Products We Recommend to Our Customers: Indoor air quality products are important for every building. Also, as we spend more and more time indoors the quality of our air has become an area of greater focus. With the rise of allergens and asthma, providing a clean air quality in our homes is
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Mold Fall Allergies – How to Survive the Season
October 12, 2016 House Mold,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Symptoms Ben Fetzer

Surviving the Sneezin Season of Mold Fall Allergies Do you find yourself dreading the change of seasons from summer to fall? Because you’re about to struggle with allergies. While everyone around you seems to be excited about the weather getting cooler, warm sweaters, hot drinks and the gorgeous colors of fall, you wish summer would
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12 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home
June 4, 2014 House Mold,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Symptoms Ben Fetzer

Yes, you can improve indoor air quality with simple tips. Because problems within your home or office building can occur from moisture, insects, pets, appliances, radon, materials in cleaning products, furnishings, smoke, and many other sources. Also, indoor air quality can affect your life from minor annoyances to major health risks. There are a variety
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