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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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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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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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Don’t Under Estimate Carbon Monoxide

Wiarton Willie may have predicted an early spring this year, but we could still have many days of snow left. Snow is being named as the culprit in a number of scares this winter as excessive build up blocked some … Continue reading

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Contaminants Are Everywhere

The indoor air quality of your home or office is an important part of having a healthy living and working environment. Good indoor air quality can have a huge effect on both you and your family, leaving you feeling more … Continue reading

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The HVAC System: Your Home’s Lungs

The air ducts in your home or business are a critical part of the heating and cooling of your building as well as a major factor of your indoor air quality. Air ducts move heated and cooled air throughout your … Continue reading

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Buying a House? Don’t Forget To Check Air Quality!

In most parts of the country, the housing market continues to be heated. Needless to say, buying a house is a big deal. A huge amount of money is involved and there are many things to consider. Something that often … Continue reading

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Paying Attention to the Quality of Air in Your Workspace

Many of us are paying attention to global warming and air pollution because it’s constantly on the news. And while great gains are being made on this front, not much attention is being focused on the air that we’re breathing … Continue reading

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