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Mold Doesn’t Grow on Bricks? Not True.
August 24, 2020 About Mold,Mold,Property Maintenance,Residential Ben Fetzer

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 can build up on the brick surfaces. Technically, mold doesn’t
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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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Climate Change Increases Mold Risk in Deteriorated Public Housing
April 13, 2020 About Mold,Cause Mold,Commercial,Mold,Property Maintenance,Real Estate Ben Fetzer

Climate change has many unexpected consequences, and one of those consequences is the risk of mold infiltration in old, deteriorated structures. Why is climate change to blame for this? Many reasons, some of which are rising sea levels and increasing volatile storm patterns. This elevates the chances of water damage, which can lead to mold
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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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How Mold Saved My Life: Ben’s Personal Story
June 4, 2018 About Mold,Mold Symptoms,News Ben Fetzer

“How mold saved my life” seems like a far-fetched statement filled with outrageous and untrue statements. However, I can take it further. Mold saved my life and it probably has saved yours or someone you love. Let’s see how.    Ben’s Recent Personal Life Story Most of us consider mold is only toxic. As a mold
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Condensation Causes Mold on Cathedral Ceilings
May 11, 2018 About Mold,Cause Mold,Commercial,Drywall,House Mold,Luxury Homes,Property Maintenance,Videos Ben Fetzer

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 condensation. The condensation creates mold. Check out both of our
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7 Reasons to Purchase an Air Purifier
June 8, 2017 House Mold,Indoor Air Quality,Mold Symptoms,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

Top Reasons to Use an Air Purifier Do you want to clear the air in your home, but you are perplexed whether it is needed or not? Are you confused about what air purifier to choose? When is an air purifier a priority for my health?  It is very much likely that there are subtle
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