Learning To Never Underestimate The Importance Of Cleanliness

Unquestionably, 2020 has been a trying year for us all. COVID-19 has changed our lives in so many ways. Just one of those ways is our approach to cleanliness. We can’t even shake someone’s hand these days, without fear of contracting germs. As a result, regular hand...

How Radon And Cigarettes Make A Lethal Combination

There was once a time when Canadians could smoke in restaurants. In fact, that time wasn’t all that long ago! Here in Alberta, smoking was banned in public spaces and workplaces in 2008. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been 12 years since we could last light up in...

Keeping Your Home Clean All Autumn Long

Sadly, summer is about to end. Now that September is here, schools will soon be open and summer vacation will officially be over. We suppose that today is as good a day as any to offer up some suggestions for keeping your home clean all autumn long. After all, the...

How Hoarding Contributes To Poor Indoor Air Quality

As we pointed in a blog last month, it’s best to become a neat freak in order to improve your home’s indoor air quality. Dust, vacuum, mop, wipe – all of these practices will help you to breathe a little easier. We admit, however, that being neat and tidy is a lot...

How Cleaning Your Home Can Be Bad For Your Health

We’d all love it if our homes smelled fresh 100 percent of the time, wouldn’t we? We know, however, that that isn’t entirely possible. Cleaning, of course, is mandatory. We can’t expect the dirt, dust, pet dander and hair in our homes to sweep themselves away. And we...

What Types Of Cancers Are Caused By Asbestos Exposure?

Back on December 30, 2018, the toxic substance known as asbestos was finally outlawed in Canada. The federal government introduced The Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations which prohibits the import, sale and use of asbestos as well as...

Is It Possible To Have A Mould-Free Bathroom?

We’ve all seen it. That yucky blackened section of the tiles in our bathrooms – it often accumulates in the shower. But sometimes, we can see it near the ceiling or on the floor. Because moisture is ever-present in our bathrooms, they are susceptible to mould...

Being A Neat Freak: A Prescription For Optimal Health

Some people classify themselves as “neat freaks”. It’s important to them that they have all of their personal possessions kept in neat, organized fashions. Their homes are constantly dusted and vacuumed and their kitchens and bathrooms are kept immaculate. There’s a...

Just How Dangerous Is Radon Anyway?

It can be argued that radon is a pretty weird gas. But it’s not weird due to its smell – because you can’t smell it. It doesn’t look funny – because you can’t see it. However, radon can cause some serious health problems for you and your family if it is found in...

The Importance Of Using A Lab With CALA Accreditation

As we approach the 153rd birthday of our nation tomorrow, the entire Enviro-Works Inc. staff would like to wish you a very Happy Canada Day! We know, of course, that this year’s celebrations will be different than most. Given the fact we are still battling a pandemic,...