Air Quality

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How to Choose a Trustworthy Indoor Air Quality Testing Company?

By Paul Trudel / October 26, 2021

We rarely put much thought into the air we breathe – even though we take thousands of breaths every day. The quality of the air can have a significant impact on our health in numerous ways. It impacts our sleep quality, the health of our lungs and heart, and even our energy levels and mental…

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Ideal indoor humidity level for your family

What is the Ideal Indoor Humidity Level for Your Family?

By Paul Trudel / September 10, 2021
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It doesn’t matter if you live in far northern Canada or in the deep South – humidity affects homes and families everywhere. In fact, improper humidity levels can have a big impact on people’s health, their comfort, and the overall well-being of their homes. Humidity levels reflect the amount of water vapor in the air.…

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What Does Asbestos Look Like? A Homeowner’s Guide

By Paul Trudel / September 9, 2021

Asbestos: it’s a scary word, and one that almost everyone is at least somewhat familiar with. You’re probably hearing a little more about it now that Canada reportedly has one of the highest mesothelioma cancer rates in the world as a result of asbestos exposure. Unfortunately, high usage of the material back in the mid-1900s…

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What Are the Symptoms of Poor Air Quality in a Home?

By Paul Trudel / August 31, 2021

You should feel safe in your home. It’s a place where you should literally be able to breathe easily and relax. But, unfortunately, that’s not the case for many Canadians – whether they realize it or not. Indoor air pollutants are on the rise as building construction and the use of synthetic materials and cleaners…

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Common indoor air pollutants and air quality testing

Common Indoor Air Pollutants Found Inside Homes and Businesses

By Paul Trudel / January 7, 2021

Most of us assume that the air in our home or workspace is clean, so long as it doesn’t have a strange odor. But this is not the case for most indoor spaces. Air quality testing results show that the air inside many homes and offices tend to be too contaminated – and even dangerous.…

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Indoor damp & air quality (iaq) testing

5 Reasons to Get a Pre-Purchase Air Quality Inspection Before a Home Purchase

By Paul Trudel / November 19, 2020

Getting ready to buy a home can be an exciting time – but also a stressful one. You want to be sure that the home you intend to purchase is 100% safe for you and your family. But a house is not merely “safe” because of its construction quality or overall design. It includes the…

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