Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Home

Why Your Older Furnace May Be a Health Risk If you suspect carbon monoxide poisoning or a leak from your furnace, evacuate everyone from your home immediately.  Then contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency service.  A technician came by my home to examine my furnace for a carbon monoxide leak. “Having a CO leak, that puts you and your family […]Read More

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) & Coronavirus Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many homeowners to re-think indoor air quality.  After all, the Covid-19 virus spreads through droplets and aerosols—and people who are indoors or in enclosed spaces close to one another, are particularly at risk. Washing hands, sanitizing surfaces, wearing face masks and keeping 2 metres apart have defined our COVID pandemic behaviour. But what happens when a visitor comes calling to your home?  Or when family and friends gather inside your house for […]Read More

Is Your Home’s Indoor Air Clean?

Find out what contaminants you and your family could be breathing in at home and the impact they can have on your health. You may not be able to see them, but the average house is a perfect petri dish for a whole host of dangerous pollutants that many of us breathe in every day without knowing it.  These invisible indoor air contaminants can come from a variety of […]Read More

Your Guide to Protecting Your Home from COVID-19

COVID-19 currently affects communities all over the world, forcing families to stay at home, businesses to shutter temporarily, and individuals to be wary when facing the public realm. We understand the uncertainty that is hanging in the air, and that for many of us that anxiety only gets worse with every news article, official announcement, […]Read More

When Should You Replace Your Furnace Filter?

Clean Filters Improve Air Quality As the days get shorter and the temperature begins to drop, your furnace is going to start working overtime to keep you and your family warm and cozy all winter long. To help ensure your furnace stays in tip-top shape, your heating bill stays low, and your air quality stays […]Read More

Is Duct Cleaning a Scam?

Everyone knows that responsible homeowners change their furnace filters at least every three months, have their furnace inspected every year and get their ducts cleaned annually, but is duct cleaning really necessary? Does Duct Cleaning Improve Air Quality? Though the National Research Council of Canada found that regular duct cleanings did very little to improve […]Read More

How to Reduce Static Electricity in Your Home

Every year when we turn the furnace back on, static cling seems inevitable. Chances are, you can’t go without your furnace, but you could do without all the static it produces.  What Causes Static Electricity? Static is a type of electricity. Static electricity is the same force that causes lightning, although that is on a […]Read More

10 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Your home, where you live, work, sleep, and where you raise children, has to be safe. It’s why you buy appliances designed for safety. But all sorts of indoor contaminants still infiltrate your home in various ways. These contaminants are always headed for your HVAC system, where they can do further damage to the blower […]Read More