Water hardness in the province of Ontario varies widely. However, our tap water within the Greater Toronto Area falls into the “moderately hard to hard” category. While hard water is not hazardous to human health, it can have harsh, unpleasant effects on your hair and skin, not to mention your household appliances and your plumbing.
Looking for something to deal with your air quality but not sure where to start? Learn about the difference between humidifiers and air purifiers and which is best for your home’s air quality.
“It’s not the heat; it’s the humidity.” This cliché sums up a major problem with high humidity: excessive moisture in the air makes you feel hotter than hot. You’re sticky, sweaty, and all-around miserable. When there’s high humidity inside, it’s even worse. High indoor humidity is super-uncomfortable because there’s no escape. Beyond simple discomfort, excessive
Clean air is essential to maintaining a healthy home. So, how does air filtration do that? Learn about how air filtration works and if buying one is right for your home.
A water heater is a home plumbing essential but like all appliances, it does have a limited service life. And when your water heater is about to fail, you had better be ready!
By January 1, 2020, it’ll be illegal to own any heating and cooling products containing R22. Find out about the R22 phase-out and what you need to do about it?
Climate change is a hot-button topic today. Concerned consumers across the country want to minimize their carbon footprint (and save money) by reducing their energy use. An efficient heating system is essential in cold climates like Ontario’s, where heating costs can account for as much as 61% of your home energy consumption. Benefits Of An
The last thing you want is to come home, on a cold winter night, to find your 15 year old furnace on its deathbed. It’s every Canadian’s nightmare, and for good reason. Especially with the Farmers’ Almanac predicting a cold winter this year, you want to be prepared. For most of us, we usually don’t
Everyone wants to know they’re living in a house that’s safe and healthy. One way to keep your home’s air healthy is by installing an air conditioner. There are many health benefits to air conditioning that you may not know about. 1. Reduce High Humidity The most important health benefit of air conditioning is reducing
Wondering how to get rid of humidity in your home? Learn about different tools, methods and DIY tips for a less humid home.