Tag Archives: air quality

Raising the Heat Can Lower Your Indoor Air Quality

As the mercury drops, we generally spend more of our days curled up indoors to evade bad weather, but poor indoor air quality could be affecting your enjoyment of those quiet winter months. Something that can cause poor indoor air … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Raising the Heat Can Lower Your Indoor Air Quality

Cold and Flu Symptoms Vs. Poor Indoor Air Quality

Cold and flu season is already well underway in Toronto and the GTA, but do you know whether you have flu season symptoms or poor indoor air quality symptoms? It’s easy to mistake the two because they share a number … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Cold and Flu Symptoms Vs. Poor Indoor Air Quality

Maintain Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

  Understanding how your home works will help you keep your indoor air quality at a high level, and reduce the conditions that cause indoor air quality pollutants to grow or accumulate. A healthy home is not just four walls … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Maintain Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

The Dangerous Chemical Hiding in Your Air: Formaldehyde

For those concerned with their indoor air quality, there are so many different terms, words, and chemicals that it get very confusing for the consumer. For some people, learning what and where these things can be found in your home, … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Dangerous Chemical Hiding in Your Air: Formaldehyde

Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and Indoor Air Quality

You may have heard of Sick Building Syndrome (or SBS) in the news, but you may not know exactly what that means or how it could be effecting you and your indoor air quality. Sick Building Syndrome is a term … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and Indoor Air Quality

Mold – The Worst Kind of Wallpaper

The cause of Napoleon Bonaparte’s death has plagued curious historians and history buffs since the day his coffin was lowered. One popular theory is that he was slowly poisoned by poor indoor air quality caused from noxious arsenic fumes given … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality, Mold | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Mold – The Worst Kind of Wallpaper

Spring Cleaning? Care For Your Indoor Air Quality Too

Spring is a great time for freshening up your home; giving everything a deep cleaning, 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

Posted in Air Quality | Tagged , | Comments Off on Spring Cleaning? Care For Your Indoor Air Quality Too

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

Posted in Air Quality | Tagged , | Comments Off on Poor Indoor Air Quality – Air Being The Operative Word

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

Posted in Air Quality, Weather | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Allergens Have Sprung In Spring

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

Posted in Air Quality | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Sample Of The World’s Most Expensive Mold