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Maintaining indoor air quality is a constant struggle, especially in cold weather. Your furnace starts up, the windows stay sealed shut, and doors are only open long enough to step quickly through before they’re closed. Consequently, the concentration of toxins rises in interior spaces. Luckily, houseplants are an effective tool to automatically clean some of […] Read More

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No matter where you spend your time, whether it’s a house, apartment or an office, you should be concerned about the quality of the air in your indoor environment. Poor indoor air quality is capable of causing an array of health problems including asthma, infections, nasal congestion, fatigue, nausea, chronic lung diseases and even lung […] Read More

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Window condensation does more than restrict your outdoor view; if window sills and frames remain damp for long periods, mold and mildew are likely to develop while wooden sills and frames begin to deteriorate. Reducing your indoor humidity level is key to reducing moisture on windows. While there are a number of methods to help, […] Read More

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With the average Canadian spending approximately 90% of their time indoors (according to the Canadian Lung Association), it is extremely important that the quality of indoor air, both at home and at work, is considered a high priority. This is what makes a person’s HVAC system such an integral part of their home. With a […] Read More

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Springtime is here, and you know what that means! Time to get cleaning. However, this year, why not take a more strategic approach to tackling the winter’s grime, by using a house cleaning schedule? Using a schedule will help you clean more efficiently. There will be less time wandering from room to room and more […] Read More

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Your home is the place where you spend a significant amount of time, so it’s very important to maintain optimal indoor air quality. There are several factors that can lead to mold growth, but the most influential ones include warmth and a level of humidity that exceeds the ideal rate of 35 to 45 percent. […] Read More

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Many homeowners experience significant discomfort during the winter due to dry indoor air. This situation can be easily rectified with a humidification system that maintains a suitable level of humidity in the air. You, too, can experience improved indoor air quality when you add a humidifier and boost the comfort in your home. The following […] Read More

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Buying a new air filter for your air conditioner or furnace can easily become overwhelming. There are a number of different options available on the market and knowing to choose the best air filter for your household takes a basic understanding of MERV ratings. Most HVAC air filters are labeled with a MERV rating. An air […] Read More

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While homeowners know they need to wipe down countertops and other surfaces to control bacteria, mold and other biological contaminants, they often fail to consider what to do about those found in the air of their home. Bioaerosols are a major component of indoor air pollution and include bacteria, mold, viruses, pet dander and dust […] Read More

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