6 Ways to Check for Mould in Your House

Nobody wants to live in a home that contains mould. Various species of fungi can sometimes cause issues with occupant health and even safety, and those allergic to mould may have a difficult time in indoor spaces containing it. Fortunately, there are several ways you can check for mould in your house. Today, let's go over the most common approaches you can undertake either [...]

By |2021-11-11T13:55:13-05:00October 14th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Mould vs. Mildew: What to Know and How to Clean it

When faced with a mould or mildew problem in your home or business, there’s nothing worse than trying to identify the species you have and addressing it. For your health and safety – along with that of all occupants – it’s crucial that you minimize as much guesswork as possible. Our team at the Healthy Home Center is here to help not only with [...]

By |2021-10-07T13:29:30-04:00September 23rd, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Common Products Containing Asbestos to Watch Out for

Our team at the Healthy Home Center are dedicated asbestos removal experts with years of practical experience in this line of work. We take no chances. In our many years of operation, we’ve seen this troublesome, hazardous material appear in a variety of forms. This is the case because, before asbestos was banned, it was thought of as a “miracle material” that provided low-cost [...]

By |2021-09-16T15:03:56-04:00August 10th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

How to Control Dust at a Construction Sites

Construction sites can vary in complexity due to several factors. From approximate size to whether the build in question is fully or partially customized, the quality of the land on which construction is happening and more, there is a lot to bear in mind. Chief among them is dust – how do you suppress it while keeping the build on track? Whether planning for [...]

By |2021-08-09T12:58:05-04:00July 19th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Mold vs. Mould and Black Mold: What’s the Difference

Do you know the difference between mold vs. mould and black mold? Few people do. That’s why we’re here to clarify some of the misconceptions and confusion surrounding mold in your home. What’s the Difference Between Mold vs. Mould? There really isn’t any difference between mold and mould - it’s all in the spelling. In America, they spell it as “mold,” and in [...]

By |2021-07-12T14:16:29-04:00February 26th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of Mold in Your Basement

With the amount of wet weather that we experience here in Canada, it’s common to find mold lingering around the home. A lack of airflow combined with a humid environment can create the perfect recipe for these toxic spores to thrive in. That’s why the basement is one of the most vulnerable areas for this fungus to grow – especially if there’s water [...]

By |2021-07-12T14:22:24-04:00February 19th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

What is IICRC Certification and Why Is It Important

Do you know how to spot the difference between an amateur vs. a reputable cleaning and restoration company? Few people do. You can identify this by a specific certification that’s called the IICRC, short for Institution of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification. This international non-profit organization establishes and promotes globally recognized standards and certifications for the industry. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, the [...]

By |2021-04-06T15:00:47-04:00June 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Is There Asbestos In My Drywall Joint Compound and Stipple?

Many of us are aware that asbestos is considered a toxic mineral to have in our houses, but few of us know whether or not asbestos is still present in our home. As a rule of thumb, homes that were built before 1986 in Canada typically contained asbestos in the drywall. However, there are some deviations to the rule. Disturbing the drywall by [...]

By |2019-11-19T11:47:48-05:00May 19th, 2019|Blog, Blog Posts|0 Comments

How Do I Know If There Is Mold In My Attic?  

Have you started sneezing and coughing but you don’t have a cold? Is there a noticeable musty smell coming from your vents or in any particular areas of your home? These are signs of potential mold buildup in your home or attic. When this happens, mold spores can easily spread throughout your home via the ventilation system and trigger all types of health [...]

By |2021-07-12T14:21:19-04:00April 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments