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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Now Mandatory In Ontario

Carbon Monoxide detectors are now mandatory in all homes in Ontario. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a toxic gas that is odorless, tasteless and invisible. CO is produced when fossil fuels burn incompletely due to insufficient oxygen. Fuels that can cause CO include natural gas, propane, kerosene, gasoline, coal, wood and charcoal. Unlike smoke, Carbon Monoxide mixes evenly with the air. It is not necessary to have a CO detector installed on every floor of your home, but should be located where it would be most likely to wake you up if a dangerous situation were to suddenly occur. A typical home...Read More

The Kinds of Dust Masks and Why They Are Important

Dust masks are used to protect users from dust and other airborne dangers. Finding the right mask is easy; all you need to do is first recognize what you need it for. If you thought that this protective device is simple and just plain, well you are wrong, they actually come in a variety of excellent and lovely designs. Manufacturers of this item realize that people come in different face sizes and that’s why the masks come in a variety of sizes. Twin strap and single strap designs are available with that convex shape and a nose clip for extra...Read More

Air Pollution Control

Environmental pollution used to be just an issue for policy wonks and politicians to deal with, but in recent years people started to understand that the environment is everybody's business. Things like recycling programs, water cleanup and air pollution control are the subject of town meetings all over this country and, to a large degree, all over the world. As an activist interested in controlling your pollution, I'm encouraged to see more and more people aware of the problems, but I'd like to see even more work done on the issues. Poor air quality is a health risk for millions...Read More

New Home Safety Device

We are pleased to announce that City Duct Cleaning Inc. is a distributer of Lint Alert, which is a new home safety device that basically monitors the air pressure inside your dryer exhaust duct. Why is this important? The air flow, or pressure inside your dryer vent, is often directly attributed to how dirty your exhaust piping is. A dirty dryer vent will make your clothes dryer consume more energy and is also a potential fire hazard. The Lint Alert will warn you of any potential problems with your dryer's venting system so that you can take any corrective action...Read More

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is the condition and content of interior air, especially with regards to how it affects health and safety of humans. The chemical, physical, and biological characteristics of the atmosphere inside of homes and in commercial and institutional buildings can be influenced in many ways. Sometimes the effects on indoor air quality can be sufficient to cause people to experience significant discomfort, and in extreme cases to become physically ill. Recent studies have proven that indoor air quality is generally worse than outside air quality. If you would like to improve your indoor air quality, there are...Read More
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