The 8 Biggest Hiding Places for Dust, Uncovered

Dust is everywhere. It’s a fact of life. No matter how diligently you clean, there will always be a few dust mites lurking in the darkest corners of your home. Knowing where to find them is key to keeping your place as neat and tidy as possible.     1. Carpeting and Rugs  Dust mites burrow deep within the fibres of […]

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5 Laundry Room Tips for Cleaner Clothes

Have you noticed your clothes aren’t getting as clean as they used to? It could have to do with your laundry habits — or, your machine could be due for a dryer vent cleaning. Whatever the cause, these laundry room tips can help you get your clothes looking spotless and smelling fresh again.   1. Use Less Detergent  […]

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7 Unique Ways to Deal With Spring Allergies

If you’re one of the 3 million Canadians who suffers from seasonal allergies, you might feel like you have tried everything to make your symptoms manageable. Unfortunately, dust and pollen don’t give up easily. It might be time to try one of the more unconventional ways to deal with spring allergies.   From pet baths […]

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Century-Old Cleaning Hacks to Try This Spring

We could all use a little extra inspiration to take on the spring cleaning that lies ahead. Instead of buying expensive new cleaning gadgets, why not try something different? Our grandparents always give tried-and-true advice, and these spring cleaning hacks are no exception! Wake Up Early and Plan Ahead You can accomplish a lot if […]

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5 Possible Red Flags for the Air Quality Inside Your Home

Have you ever stopped to think about just how much time you spend indoors? If you are anything like the average person, you have a roof overhead and four walls around you about 90% of the time. That means most of the air you breathe recirculates through a ventilation system — along with any airborne particles that populate it. As a homeowner, it is important to recognize what could […]

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What You Should Know Before Buying a Boiler

Late winter or early spring is a perfect time to upgrade your home heating system! The cold weather is fresh on your mind, and since there’s no rush, you can take your time to decide which unit is best for you. If your old boiler is on its last legs, now’s the time to replace […]

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How Indoor Air Quality Can Help You Recover From the Flu

The horrible flu that went around this winter reminded me that it has been some time since I wrote about indoor air quality. As we face these tough strains of flu, an aging population and young children with growing lungs who are especially vulnerable, it’s important to reinforce the benefits of having the purest indoor […]

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