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...

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...