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 […]

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 […]

Lead In Your Drinking Water. A Real Health Hazard

Recently there have been a few news stories on lead in Canadian municipal drinking water.  In most municipalities the lead content in municipal water is not from the water treatment plant.  The lead finds its way into the water supply from the plumbing in your home if it was built before 1955.  It would be […]

Going on Vacation? Leaving your house unoccupied? Be Careful!

If you are leaving on vacation or going away for the weekend…this could happen to you. Sudden temperature changes, increases in humidity (from a burst pipe or leak) or any other air quality change can lead to a serious and expensive mould growth issue. The Bionic Healthy Home continuous air quality monitoring program let’s you […]

Continuous Air Quality Monitoring Can Keep You Healthy

Just the other day we were able to help one of our clients fix their air quality issues the moment it happened!  One of our client’s in the GTA, that is on our Bionic Healthy Home VIP program which includes continuous air quality monitoring through the Airthinx product, was able to fix her air quality […]