Tag Archives: indoor air quality

Checking Your Indoor Air Quality

If you’re a homeowner, one of the many things on your home’s to-do list should be an assessment of your indoor air quality. However, checking that your indoor air quality is of a high level isn’t as simple as a good … Continue reading

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New House Smell and Indoor Air Quality

Buying a brand new house or car is one of the biggest purchases you are ever likely to make, and buying brand new – instead of used – can mean you get exactly what you want, whether it be granite … Continue reading

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Your Pets and Indoor Air Quality

Our furry four-legged friends bring us a lot of joy. Like a bad dating website advertisement, there are lots of long walks, snuggling during your favourite TV show, and laughter. But pets could also be having a negative impact on … Continue reading

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Wildfires & Indoor Air Quality

With wildfires raging for the past few weeks over parts of British Columbia, the importance of good indoor air quality is one of the issues many families are facing.

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Improving Office Indoor Air Quality

It’s Monday morning and you’ve just arrived at the office. You put down your bag, slide into your seat and take a big breath of… stale office air. You know the scent: old cardboard, the Xerox machine chugging away, dust … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Air Fresheners and Indoor Air Quality

There’s nothing nicer than the smell of a freshly cleaned home. If your home has a funky smell, or has developed one recently, you might be tempted to use air fresheners to improve your indoor air quality – but they … Continue reading

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Spring Air Conditioning Unit Check: For Better Indoor Air Quality This Summer

A late spring this year means that the allergy season is still upon us. While we wait for warmer days to arrive, improving your indoor air quality this spring can have a significant affect on you and your family’s health … Continue reading

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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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