These 5 Chemicals Could be in Your Household Air Our efficient, airtight homes have led to a slowing of the exchange of air from indoors to out, and because of this, the EPA estimates that indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than outside. Here are the five most common indoor pollutants, … Continue reading These 5 chemicals could be in your household air
Winter air is so, so dry, and a whole house humidifier is the best way to keep that dryness from ruining your winter cheer. Even humidity throughout the home is more important than many homeowners know. It’s not just a comfort thing. It’s a quality of life thing. Don’t believe us? Read on. Here are … Continue reading 8 Ways a Humidifier Makes Winter Life Immediately Better
In preparation for winter, when harmful radon levels are generally the highest indoors, November was established as Radon Action Month. The colourless, odorless and tasteless properties of radon make it difficult to detect. Licensed technicians are your best defense to detect radon and keep your family safe. The professionals at ClimateCare make up the largest network of … Continue reading The Worst Month for Radon at Home
Carbon monoxide (CO) is known as a silent killer. Its odorless, tasteless and invisible qualities contribute to the sinister reputation. According to Statistics Canada, an average of 50 deaths are recorded per year in Canada as a result of CO poisoning. At ClimateCare, we aim to keep our customers safe from the harms of CO … Continue reading Be Wary of the Silent Killer
6 Ways to Improve Your Quality of Life By Improving Your Indoor Air Quality Odds are pretty good you’re familiar with the concern over air pollution. However, did you know air pollution doesn’t just occur outside? Many people mistakenly think the air inside is automatically cleaner than the air outside. Here’s a bombshell. It’s not! … Continue reading Improve your quality of life by improving your home’s air quality
6 Upgrades That Can Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency If you’re like many homeowners, you’ve become more aware of the impact that you have on the environment. If this is the case, then you’ll want to do what you can in order to limit your environmental footprint – especially where the home is concerned. It’s … Continue reading Save money by improving home energy efficiency
Heat rises, right? Not necessarily so. In fact, thermodynamic laws simply show that heat moves from higher-temperature to lower-temperature environments. In large part, though, the old physics class credo does hold true. It may not have been too interesting at age 11, but its implications become far more important when we grow up, become homeowners … Continue reading Cold Basement, Warm Upstairs – WHY?!
Why Humidify Your Home This Winter? The Ontario winters are usually much drier than the hot and muggy summers. With your heating system on for the duration of the winter, the inside of your home will get very dry. Ideal humidity levels are around 40%, though anywhere from 35 to 50% is acceptable. Unfortunately, with your … Continue reading Why Humidify Your Home
Why Clean Air Ducts are Better for Your Home and Your Health The air ducts in your home are constantly breathing air in and out, just like the lungs in your body. Though air filters work to catch most of the dust and particles that flow through them, a lot of things stick to the … Continue reading Why Clean Air Ducts?