Tag: Prevent mold

Adding Climate Control to Prevent Mold
May 9, 2019 Indoor Air Quality,Prevent Mold Ben Fetzer

Mold is a health hazard, and it destroys belongings. Mold remediation can be a big burden to families and businesses that have to wait for it to be eliminated by professionals. However, many mold infestations can be prevented by adding climate control to your structure. Adding Climate Control to Older Properties You think you cannot
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4 Mold-Resistant Materials that Prevent Mold
April 19, 2019 Construction,Prevent Mold,Top Articles Ben Fetzer

1. Drywall You may have heard of green board, which is often used in basements or bathrooms where moisture can be present. It is cheaper than mold-resistant drywall and less effective. If you really want to inhibit mold growth, invest in mold-resistant materials like drywall. It is not a guarantee that it will be mold-free,
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5 Areas that are Susceptible to Mold Growth
April 12, 2019 Where Mold Grows Ben Fetzer

All areas of the home are susceptible to mold growth because mold spores are practically everywhere. They come in on the shoes and clothing of people entering and leaving the house, but they don’t have to turn into a problem mold situation. As long as the resident of the home is diligent, they can keep
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Dehumidifier Reduces Moisture, Not Mold
February 15, 2019 Indoor Air Quality,Prevent Mold Ben Fetzer

The use of a dehumidifier is becoming a more common practice in commercial buildings to deal with dampness, moisture and water damage. Because black mold is a major health concern when detected. It must be removed. Part of that process is reducing the moisture in the environment, and a dehumidifier is a great option. Don’t
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3 Tips to Prevent Black Mold During Winter
January 15, 2019 Prevent Mold,Winter Ben Fetzer

Mold during winter is a concept that many would never think of as a possibility. Yes, mold growth is less likely to occur in the winter months than during the hot and humid seasons. However, there are many causes of winter flooding and maintenance issues. Hence the reason for elevated moisture in the air even
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Bathroom Mold: Could be What’s Stinking
March 28, 2017 About Mold,Bathroom,Commercial,House Mold Ben Fetzer

Does Your Bathroom Have Mold? Our bathrooms are one of the top 10 places mold grows in our homes. Because bathrooms are often the place in our house where moisture lingers the longest. Especially the bathroom ceiling mold is common. Steam from a hot shower on the walls, water on the floor when your kids
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Homeowner’s $100 Ignored Repair Costs $30,000
September 21, 2016 Basement,House Mold,Property Maintenance Ben Fetzer

A homeowner in Overland Park contracted our services after discovering mold in their basement. They had a persistent problem with a floor drain over the last year. Which initially started off small so the ignored repair seemed innocent. A Fresh Start Story: Customer Ignored Repair less than $100 that Resulted in Costly Repairs Due to
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