Category Archives: air quality

The Importance of Indoor Air Quality During Winter

The snow is falling outside and we can clearly see the impact of winter on our yards, sidewalks, decks and porches.  What is not so apparent however, is the impact of the change in seasons inside our homes regarding air quality. Have you ever noticed that people suffer from more colds and flu’s during the … Continue reading The Importance of Indoor Air Quality During Winter

Show Your Furnace Some Love and Change Your Filter this Summer!

Changing your furnace filter at this time of year might sound like a strange concept, right?  After all, with the hot temperatures we’ve been experiencing, who thinks of furnaces?!  As the experts in HVAC, we wanted to convey why it’s really important to change your filters … here are a few key factors to consider. … Continue reading Show Your Furnace Some Love and Change Your Filter this Summer!

Is There Too Much Radon in Your Home? Only 6 per cent of Canadians Test for this Dangerous Gas!

Source: Article By Monique Scotti National Online Journalist, Politics  Global News The government of Canada is gearing up for another public education push linked to radon, a potentially harmful gas lurking in high concentrations in close to 1 in 10 Canadian homes. The long-term effects of inhaling the odourless, colourless radioactive gas have been known for years, … Continue reading Is There Too Much Radon in Your Home? Only 6 per cent of Canadians Test for this Dangerous Gas!

How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Leaks from Your Furnace

It is very important to avoid carbon monoxide (CO) build-up in your home. CO is the number-one cause of poisoning deaths in North America. It’s an invisible, odorless, poisonous gas produced by the incomplete combustion of any fuel — such as gasoline, kerosene, propane, natural gas, oil, and even wood fires. CO in your home … Continue reading How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Leaks from Your Furnace

It’s Flu and Cold Season – Are You Protected?

Yes it’s that time of year again – temperatures changing, kids back to school, indoor social events … and that means germs circulating from every angle! ACHOO! One line of defense to protect your family’s health, is to ensure your home air is clean and purified.  But how do you know if it is or … Continue reading It’s Flu and Cold Season – Are You Protected?

Why Families in Brantford Invest in Whole House Humidifiers

Do you have humidifiers at home? Some families stuff small, ineffective humidifiers into every room. Sometime in November they bring the humidifier squad out of storage and leave one humidifier on the bedside table in each bedroom, filling and turning them on every night. It eats up a lot of time and leaves the air … Continue reading Why Families in Brantford Invest in Whole House Humidifiers

Does Your Furnace Need a Good Cleaning?

We get a lot of the same questions from families from Hamilton to Cambridge, 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 with … Continue reading Does Your Furnace Need a Good Cleaning?

What is a MERV rating and Why Should I Care?

What Does MERV Rating Mean? 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 a great … Continue reading What is a MERV rating and Why Should I Care?

Odourless, Tasteless and Invisible Danger at Home

They call carbon monoxide (CO) the silent killer. The gas is invisible, odourless and tasteless, so it can invade your home without anybody noticing. According to Statistics Canada, an average of 50 deaths in Canada every year can be attributed to CO poisoning. We want to keep our customers and their families safe from the danger of CO, … Continue reading Odourless, Tasteless and Invisible Danger at Home