You Are What You Breathe

You Are What You Breathe Excessive household dust, allergens indoors, mould spores, bacteria, viruses, insect fragments, rodent faces, fibreglass, asbestos and the list goes on. All of these allergens can be in the breathable indoor air in any home. These issues get even worse if there are people smoking indoors, you have pets or don’t […]

Fresh Air Affects Indoor Air Quality

Fresh Air Affects The Quality Of The Indoor Air The amount of fresh air from outside has a direct effect on the quality of the indoor air and the air you and your family breathes. Stale air can lead to an increase in airborne dust, chemicals or VOC’s as well as other gases, odours, mould […]

Prevent Airborne Bacteria and Viruses In Your Home

Prevent Airborne Bacteria and Viruses In Your Home With all the recent global worries about COVID-19 or the Coronovirus outbreak, we though it would be timely to blog about how to prevent airborne bacteria and viruses in your home. Bacterial and viral organisms can infiltrate any indoor space and cause a significant health risk. However, […]

Household Cleaners Can Cause Childhood Asthma

Household Cleaners Can Cause Childhood Asthma A recent study just published reveals that much of childhood asthma may be environmentally caused. Household Cleaners Can Cause Childhood Asthma. This was a Canadian study involving over 2000 children exposed to household cleaning products such as detergents, soaps and other solutions in the first 4 months of their […]

How Can Poor Indoor Air Quality Cause Respiratory Diseases?

The air we breathe is of the utmost importance to our comfort well being and health. You have heard of the saying ‘you are what you eat’. You are what you breathe! Poor Indoor Air Quality will cause respiratory diseases. Our sinuses, lungs and respiratory system have to deal with a lot that outdoor air […]

What Do Air Filters Remove From Your Breathable Air

What Do Air Filters Remove From Your Breathable Air Air filtration is becoming increasingly important as the outdoor air becomes more polluted. Unfortunately with climate change comes an increase in outdoor pollution and particulates that can make their way into our homes and negatively affect our indoor air quality. People suffering from asthma, seasonal allergies […]

Trouble Sleeping? Poor Indoor Air Quality Could Be The Reason

A recent study from the University of Washington and published in liveScience found that people who had high levels of air pollution in their bedroom were 60% more likely to sleep poorly.  The study also found that chronic insomnia can also lead to long term health issues such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer. https://www.livescience.com/59253-air-pollution-linked-to-worse-sleep.html So […]

Office Living Walls Improve Air Quality, Reduce Stress and Boost Productivity

Most employers know the advantages plants can bring to the office environment as far as aesthetics and general air quality.  However, to properly and fully benefit from greenery in the workplace you would need dozens of potted plants and require the space and staff with a green thumb to water and care for them…until now! […]

How can your furnace filter improve your air quality and keep you healthy this winter?

Most people believe that the furnace filter is something you change once in a while to keep the furnace clean.  Most of us don’t keep on top of changing the filter regularly, and many don’t know which filter to buy…so price can become the main decision maker.  You’re not alone. However, overlooking your furnace filter, […]