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Measuring Humidity in Your Home

Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. Indoor air increases in humidity as we go about daily living. We add water vapor to indoor air through routine household activities such as showering, cooking, dishwashing and breathing. We … Continue reading

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How do I get the ventilation that I need in my house

If your house is stuffy, odours linger, or humidity is high in fall and winter, it is likely that your house does not have adequate fresh air. If you or your children have respiratory conditions, such as asthma, bronchitis or … Continue reading

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What is Formaldehyde and how does it affect me?

Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable gas at room temperature. It has a pungent, distinct odour and may cause a burning sensation to the eyes, nose and lungs at high concentrations. It has been in commercial production for over 100 years … Continue reading

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What are the signs of Mold?

Moisture intrusion: Water from a flood, leaky pipe or condensation can provide the ideal conditions for mold growth. Molds can start to grow within 48 hours, so immediate cleanup and drying is essential in reducing further damage. If the moisture … Continue reading

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