Category Archives: Air Quality

Lead Paint in Your Home is Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality

A fresh coat of paint can be just the thing to liven up a room, and is often a quick, and easy, way of making a change in your home or business. If you live in a century home and … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning? Care for your Indoor Air Quality too

Spring is a great time for freshening up your home; giving everything a deep clean, doing repairs, and maybe retouching a wall or two – there’s nothing like a fresh coat of paint to liven up a room. Spring is … Continue reading

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Poor Indoor Air Quality – Air Being The Operative Word

It’s all around us – air. Comprised of nitrogen and oxygen and other trace gases, our atmosphere keeps us going, circulates weather, and transmits sounds and smells. But bad air, and therefore bad indoor air quality, is an increasingly dark … Continue reading

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New Study Finds Radon Gas Affecting The Indoor Air Quality of 1 in 8 Calgary Homes

We generally think of things that affect our indoor air quality as coming from outside or inside our home. Outdoor factors that affect our indoor air quality include pollen, exhaust, or other industrial emissions. Indoor factors, like a poorly functioning … Continue reading

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Does cleaning with green products actually help improve your indoor air quality?

  In recent years a green wave has overtaken our stores: you can get environmentally friendly soap and disinfectants almost everywhere. You may believe they help keep your indoor air quality at a high level, and that they help reduce … Continue reading

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Allergens Have Sprung In Spring

Your indoor air quality is effected by factors both inside and outside of your home or business. Inside your home, indoor air quality culprits, like chemicals, volatile organic compounds, or moulds can be fixed or controlled, but outdoor causes of poor … Continue reading

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Your Business’s Indoor Air Quality in Toronto

The level of outdoor pollution is a growing concern in cities around the globe. But our indoor air quality can have just as big an affect as does the outdoors. Household indoor air quality is usually the focus – protecting … Continue reading

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House Plants, NASA, And Your Indoor Air Quality

Your indoor air quality can be affected by many things both inside – such as house plants – and outside of your environment, and when it becomes poor, your indoor air quality can have a serious effect on your health. … Continue reading

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Sample Of The World’s Most Expensive Mold

Mold can be a major factor in poor indoor quality in your home or business. Recently a very common sample of household mold was sold at auction for more than $14,600. This mold, Penicillin, is relatively harmless – the sample … Continue reading

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The Importance of Indoor Air Quality

The link between air quality and health is well known, but a recent study found that air pollutants and poor indoor air quality might make a bigger contribution to cognitive decline and diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s than previously thought. … Continue reading

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