Chimney Sweep Essential to Your Spring Cleaning Routine

Why a Chimney Sweep is Essential to Your Spring Cleaning Routine

If you had to guess the best of time of year to clean your chimney, when would it be? Unfortunately, most people guess the fall. They think that, because they’re going to be using their chimneys in the winter, they should have them cleaned in the fall so that they’re ready to go. This is… Read more »

Green Practices to Consider in your Home or Building

Green Practices to Consider in your Home or Building

“Going green” means finding ways to make more ecologically responsible decisions to help protect and sustain the environment. When it comes to air quality, there are some green practices you can use in your home or building to become more considerate of the environment. Choose nontoxic cleaning products. Modern cleaning products often contain chemicals that… Read more »

Have you Checked your Furnace Lately?

Have You Checked Your Furnace Lately?

When the mercury starts to plunge on the thermometer this winter, you will need to turn your furnace on and provide your home with as much heat as possible. But before you get into the habit of doing it every day, you should make sure you have the proper furnace maintenance facts. Check out some… Read more »

Dirty Ducts a Risk to Your Restaurant

Dirty Ducts a Risk to Your Restaurant

Cleanliness is paramount as competition in the restaurant industry is more competitive today than it ever was. In the heat of the kitchen, and amidst the heat of competition, regular commercial air duct cleanings will help you stay ahead. Here’s why. Perils of Uncleanly Ducts As restaurant owner, you want to do everything in your… Read more »

Choosing the Right Air Humidifier

Choosing the Right Air Humidifier

A humidifier is a wonderful machine, and during the winter months especially, it can greatly improve the quality of air in your home. Surely you’ve experienced the symptoms of dry air in the winter; your face gets itchy and patchy and you might experience a nosebleed or two because of it. A humidifier puts moisture… Read more »

Cleaning Your Garbage Chute

Vaccuum with Garbage Shoot Waste

In a previous blog post, we mentioned the importance of having your chimney properly cleaned to promote healthy air circulation. Of equal importance is the routine cleaning of your building’s garbage shoot, that funny little contraption in charge of disposing all kinds of foul waste. Why? Well, because it’s garbage of course! Here’s what you… Read more »

Easy Ways to Minimize Indoor Air Pollution

Easy Ways to Minimize Indoor Air Pollution

Whether we’re sleeping, relaxing after a long day of work or entertaining guests, our homes are rarely empty. Because we spend so much time in our homes, it’s important to keep the air inside them clean and free of harmful pollutants. Fortunately, there are a number of simple steps homeowners can take to eliminate airborne… Read more »

Benefits of Investing in Regular Dryer Vent Cleanings

Benefits of Investing in Regular Dryer Vent Cleanings

When is the last time you had your dryer vent cleaned? If it’s been awhile, there’s a good chance that your dryer is working a lot harder than it needs to in order to dry your clothes. There’s also a good chance you are paying more than you should in energy costs since your dryer… Read more »

Keep Indoor Air Clean to Manage Asthma Symptoms

Reducing the amount of irritants and allergens in the home reduces the risk for asthma-related health issues.

Because we tend to spend most of our time indoors, it’s important for people with asthma – or people who have children with asthma – to maintain the air quality in their homes. Reducing the amount of irritants and allergens in the home can reduce the risk for asthma-related health issues. So what kind of… Read more »

Improve your Home’s Air Quality with Indoor Plants

Improve your Home’s Air Quality with Indoor Plants

Not only has indoor foliage been linked to lower blood pressure, anxiety, and fatigue, house plants can also increase the quality of the air we breathe. This was famously demonstrated in a late 80’s NASA study which sought to neutralize the effects of sick building syndrome within space stations.  Certain plants, the study found, can… Read more »