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How To Reduce the Smell of Wildfire Smoke in Your Home

It seems like every summer in Alberta, you awaken to hazy red skies and the smell of wildfire smoke. You may not be dealing with a fire itself, but no shortage of damage comes from travelling smoke. Harmful ash particles affect our homes, vehicles, belongings, and pets. Oh, and our health—let’s not leave out the […]

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Must-Do’s Before Turning on Your AC After Winter

It’s almost popsicle season! Part of enjoying summer is all about soaking up the sun…except when you need some relief from the heat. If you’re lucky enough to have in-home air conditioning, this part should be easy. But rolling out of the winter isn’t as simple as just turning on the magic “cool” button once […]

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Can Dirty Air Conditioner Filters Make You Sick?

Are you sneezing, coughing, or feeling stuffy at home? It might not be just the flu season. Did you know that a dirty air conditioner filter in your home’s air conditioning system can sometimes be the culprit? Here we’ll explore the importance of clean air filters and air conditioner maintenance, to ensure a healthy environment […]

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Do I Need a Humidifier in My Home?

Humidity is one of those things that’s hard to get just right in Alberta. Constantly changing temperatures and our frigid winters can leave you feeling dry. But being the most comfortable inside your home can be accomplished with a whole-home humidifier. Proper humidity does more than just make you feel comfortable. There are legitimate health […]

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How Can UV Lights Enhance Your Indoor Air Quality?

Your home should be a place where you feel comfortable, relaxed, and most importantly, safe. To keep your home working efficiently, several units are needed, such as an air conditioner and a furnace. While these units help improve your home, they could be harmful to your home’s air quality if not properly maintained.  Luckily, UV […]

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How Can I Identify Sources of Pollution in My Home?

Your home is your sanctuary—a space to relax, recharge, perhaps work on your hobbies—and the furthest thing from your mind may be indoor air pollution that could negatively impact your health. Unfortunately, many airborne culprits can lead to health problems existing in your home. But, we can identify the sources to mitigate harm and prevent […]

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Senior man changing dirty furnace filter from furnace system in his basement.
Dangers of a Dirty Furnace Filter

Your furnace filter plays an essential part in maintaining clean air throughout your home and protecting the inner workings of your furnace, especially the blower fan that helps with proper air circulation. A dirty furnace filter causes dangers in your home, from poor air quality to potentially replacing your entire furnace. Changing your furnace filters […]

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Allergens & Your Indoor Air Quality: How Can Air Quality Systems Help?

Summer and springtime are often associated with the rebirth of allergens every year. But did you know that allergens, like dust and pet hair, can find ways to live in your home, no matter the season?  Without the help of air filtration systems, you could be running the risk of keeping these particles locked in […]

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How To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Do us a favour: take a second to breathe in and breathe out. Did you notice any odd smells or tastes? Or do you see tiny particles floating in the air as they pass through sunlight? If you do, it may interest you to improve your indoor air quality (IAQ). A lot of us don’t […]

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