The removal of mold can vary greatly from company to company. Hence, the reason for EPA guidelines and IICRC standards. First of all, at Fresh Start, we emphasize quality and safety first of all. Therefore, our certified mold professionals have the training and experience to follow these steps thoroughly. Also,… Read More »EPA Guidelines for Mold Removal or Abatement
We are proud to be a Kansas City, locally owned business!!! We love local businesses!!! They are the lifeblood of our local communities and a significant part of our workforce! We are proud of the fact that we are local! Even though we are local; that doesn’t mean… Read More »National v. Local Mold Remediation Companies
Unfortunately, a mold company often will utilize certain practices or tactics that are frivolous and costly to the customer. Many independent microbial investigations note the abuse in the mold remediation industry as rampant. We have seen many tactics over the years. So, in this article, we are… Read More »Comparing Mold Services
Some people believe that bricks are a mold-proof building item, but this is not the case. Although bricks are not that porous and don’t have the organic matter necessary for mold to feed, they can develop mold issues. This is because of other materials that… Read More »Mold Doesn’t Grow on Bricks? Not True.
The kitchen is one of the easiest in-sight places to have a mold infestation because of plumbing and appliances that can collect mold without being too obvious. You may be a very tidy person, but mold capitalizes in any neglected place, and there are many… Read More »Kitchens High-Risk for Mold Infestation
There are two sides to mold remediation in a rental, and they are the tenant and the property owner/landlord. Both parties can be responsible for a mold outbreak, so it is very important to work together on the mold removal process. Communication is Key When… Read More »Working on Mold Removal in a Rental
Life has been a bit different for everyone lately. If you’re deemed “non-essential,” you probably have a lot of time on your hands. This has allowed some people to catch up on their favorite television series, and it has given others the opportunity to pursue… Read More »Get Off the Couch, and Check for Mold!
We see a large number of Overland Park homes with mold on cathedral ceilings. Condensation is the primary cause. Most often, it is due to the lack of insulation in the ceiling. The lack of insulation causes warm and cold air to meet and create… Read More »Condensation Causes Mold on Cathedral Ceilings
Mold Cost: What Customers Need to Know! Mold cost is always a top question by customer’s dealing with a mold problem. In this video, Ben will explain how to choose a mold remediation company and the unknown industry tactics to fool you into paying more.… Read More »Mold Cost and Comparison
Overview of Mold Inspections Mold inspections are many times overlooked by property owners, especially during the critical due diligence periods of inspections when purchasing a new property. Home inspectors are formally trained in the structural and mechanical elements of a property. A thorough home inspector… Read More »When Do You Need a Mold Inspection?
In comparing mold remediation companies you must consider factors beyond price or the name of the company. Watch the video below to listen to the inside industry information from the local trusted mold expert, Ben Fetzer. Where he discussions a first-hand account of watching a… Read More »Local Mold Biz Cross-Contaminates Customer’s Home
Taking care of our homes is something we all make a priority. One of the things that may be missing from your to-do list, however, is checking for mold on the walls. The mold may be growing in your walls away from where you can… Read More »DIY Method to Clean Off Mold on the Walls
Every house you enter has been made with roughly the same type of materials; cement, wood, metal, and drywall. Drywall is found in the bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, bathrooms and offices of our homes and drywall mold is found in just as many places. Mold loves… Read More »Drywall Mold: 3 Reasons Why It’s a Big Deal
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… Read More »Concrete Mold: Including Non-Porous Surfaces