Do you need to clean your home air ducts after a home renovation? It’s one of the most important questions that we’re asked. Some people think covering the vents is good enough, or that a little dust will eventually clear itself out of the HVAC system. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Even when you cover the vents in your home and take … Continue reading Protect Your HVAC By Removing Construction Dust in Your Furnace and Air Conditioner
According to Statistics Canada: 55% of all Canadian households have heard of radon. Approximately 3% of Ontario homes have radon levels above the safety threshold of 200 Bq/m3. 6% of households with radon awareness had radon testing within the last 10 years. Almost 50% of a person’s lifetime exposure to radiation comes from radon. Since … Continue reading Do You Know What Radon Is?
The indoor air quality of your home is constantly impacted by things like: Painting or renovation projects Seasonal changes Dirty air conditioner and furnace filters Pollutants All of which can: Make your skin itch Trigger allergies Be a pain to get rid of One way to help keep the air in your Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo or … Continue reading 5 Plants to Clean the Air Inside Your Home
We get a lot of the same questions from homeowners all over the Guelph area, and we want everybody to feel comfortable in their knowledge of home comfort appliances before buying any equipment or signing up for ongoing service. When you learn more about the HVAC equipment and service we provide, we’re certain you’ll be happy … Continue reading Is Furnace Cleaning Necessary? And Other Furnace Questions
Your Furnace Filter and the MERV Rating Proper air filtration is essential for breathing cleaner indoor air. Mechanical filters are the most common types of filters used in HVAC systems. They are also highly efficient and require minimal maintenance. The most important aspect of these filters is the mechanical efficiency rating value (MERV). Although it’s … Continue reading What Does the MERV Rating Measure?
Winter air is so, so dry, and a whole house humidifier is the best way to keep that dryness from ruining your winter cheer. Balanced humidity 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 8 ways a humidifier makes … Continue reading 8 Ways Your Humidifier Makes Living in Canada Easier
More expensive energy bills are pretty common as the winter settles in across Guelph, but they are not necessarily inevitable. There are lots of things a homeowner like you can do to lower the money spent to keep the cold out for the next few months. We’ve assembled 5 easy fixes you can consider for better comfort at home and lower ongoing heating expenses through … Continue reading 5 Easy Fixes to Eliminate Home Heating Waste
Like smoke alarms, carbon monoxide (CO) alarms monitor the air in your home and sound an alarm to warn you when something is wrong. A house fire and CO exposure are two different situations requiring different actions. If your smoke alarm sounds, you would quickly be able to judge the level of danger because you … Continue reading What Do I Do When My CO Alarm Goes Off?
You know smog and air pollution damage your lungs. But did you know air pollution doesn’t just occur outside? Most homeowners think the air inside is automatically cleaner than the air outside. We hate to say it, but it’s not! In fact, according to the EPA, your indoor air could have as many as two to five … Continue reading 6 Ways to Breathe Better Air inside