How to Improve Your Air Quality in the Winter

March 15, 2019

The winter months in Ontario, are not as harsh as in other parts of the country. However, they can still have an effect on your air quality. Modern homes are built with higher standards and better materials than in the past. While the tightness of your home is great news for your heating and air conditioning bills, it can be...

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The Importance of Humidifiers

January 8, 2019

The amount of airborne water vapour or moisture in your home is commonly referred to as humidity. There are several sources we’re all familiar with like cooking, showering and doing the laundry, but there are sources of humidity you might not have suspected like your pets, indoor plants and even the moisture you contribute when you perspire. We need humidity...

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A Few Tips To Get Rid Of Window Condensation

January 7, 2019

Humidity in your home is necessary. However, if the relative humidity inside gets up over 55 per cent, you can see condensation on your windows and that can signal the start of mold development. Excessive condensation on windows over a long enough period of time can even cause damage to the window frame and the wall below it. The solution...

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Creating A Comfortable Indoor Atmosphere

January 7, 2019

The goal of many renovations is making the inside of your home more comfortable for you and your family. Whether you’re looking to replace a furnace, air conditioner, or even adding some ventilation with a new heat recovery ventilator, you will be improving the comfort level of your home. In the end, it’s all about arriving at a comfortable indoor...

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Condensation On Your Windows? An HRV Can Help!

January 7, 2019

It seems that at least in some ways, we’ve gotten too efficient at building the homes we live in and finding condensation on the inside of your windows is a good example of this. Water vapour condenses on the colder glass of an inside window. This relative humidity can cause some moisture-related problems, although there is an innovative way to...

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How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

January 7, 2019

Canadians spend 90 per cent of their time inside. With this statistic in mind, there is no wondering why indoor air quality has become such a hot topic of late. Add to this the presence of pollution in the air we breathe in our homes and you’ll see why an overview here is critical. First off, it’s important to understand...

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Why You Need a Good Carbon Monoxide Detector

January 7, 2019

One of the most important things you need to know about carbon monoxide (CO) is that it is dangerous, especially when found in the home. So, you want to make sure that’s there none of this colourless odourless gas that you can’t see, smell or taste in your house and the best way to do that is get the right...

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