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Hidden Areas of Mold Growth at Home

Posted on May 25, 2020

The presence of mold in the home poses a significant threat to the health of all inhabitants. Babies, toddlers, and the elderly are especially susceptible to the negative effects of molds due to their sensitive immune system. Long-term exposure was shown to cause allergies, asthma, and in some cases very serious lung diseases. For this reason, it...

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Common Types of Mold in Home

Posted on May 20, 2020

According to the National Human Activity Pattern Survey (NHAPS), we spend about 90% of our day indoors, which indicates that indoor air quality plays a critical role in the health of modern society. While it is true that indoor air quality is influenced by outdoor air, many people forget that there are also indoor sources of pollution. Mold...

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DIY Air Quality Tests vs Professional Air Quality Testing

Posted on May 13, 2020

If you have the equipment and  know-how to do the work and repairs around the house on your own, you are probably saving a lot of money. Expertise is often expensive and a lot of minor issues in home can be dealt with without professional help, just with the right skills. Nowadays it is very easy to learn those skills, considering that the...

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What to Expect During the Asbestos Abatement Process

Posted on May 06, 2020

Asbestos abatement is a very serious procedure which requires experience, professional knowledge and great caution, considering how harmful these microscopic fibers can be. If you have a problem with asbestos contamination, it is best to call a professional asbestos abatement company. They are equipped with tools and knowledge to deal with this...

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Protect Your Family’s Health & Indoor Environment

Posted on Apr 28, 2020

In this day and age, the majority of people work in indoor environments. After the daily work is finished, they usually head to another indoor environment – back home. Just by looking at our habits and places we visit regularly, it is not hard to conclude that we spend the majority of our day inside. This is why indoor air quality plays such...

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The Effects of Bedroom Air Quality on Sleep

Posted on Apr 23, 2020

Do you wake up tired? Does it take you long to fall asleep? If you are having these, or other similar sleep problems, you might want to inspect the air quality in your bedroom. Good quality sleep is essential for good health, good mood, good looks, sharp focus and efficient working performance. If we also take into account that we spend about a...

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Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality This Spring

Posted on Apr 08, 2020

Poor air quality in your home can have a significant effect on your mood and health. Low air quality has been connected with a number of health issues, such as asthma, fatigue, low energy and lung diseases. There are various factors that affect indoor air quality, including increased air humidity, outside air pollution, building materials that...

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Maintaining Indoor Air Quality While Growing Cannabis

Posted on Mar 25, 2020

Since the surge of cannabis legalization and legal changes in October 2018 many Canadians have seized the given opportunity and started cultivating their own marijuana plants at home. Even though the number of plants per home is limited, indoor cannabis cultivation created increased need for odour removal services and special precautions for...

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How to Prevent Mold Growth this Spring

Posted on Mar 11, 2020

Longer days and warmer temperatures of the early spring bring a surge of new energy and sense of relief to many homeowners. This is a period of Nature’s rebirth; rising temperatures are melting last bits of ice and snow to supply plants, animals and fungi with enough moisture for growth. This includes mold too, so before you open up all...

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Air Quality Testing for Volatile Organic Compounds

Posted on Feb 28, 2020

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are chemicals that have a high vapour pressure at room temperature, which enables them to easily evaporate or sublimate and enter the surrounding air. These compounds are numerous, and they can be both natural and man-made.  Most VOCs are harmless, but there are some that have harmful qualities that usually...

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