Increasing Allergy Ratio an Alert for our Community

The World Health Organization ranks allergies fourth on a list of the world’s most common chronic conditions. They could rise to third place over the next decade, because allergies are increasing steadily worldwide. Dust allergies make it difficult to breathe and may trigger asthma symptoms, such as wheezing, coughing, tightness in the chest and shortness of breath. About half of allergy sufferers are sensitive to dust mite allergens. Currently, dust mite allergies are the number one cause of bronchial asthma in the world. Source: Allergomedik Controlling Indoor Air Quality to reduce Allergy Allergy can be controlled and reduced to some extent by controlling the indoor air quality of our homes and workplaces. Keeping the indoor air clean is very important and not that difficult. Increasing awareness about the allergy and indoor air quality is the need of Time. Unique Furnace & Duct cleaning, one of the few NADCA certified duct cleaning company in the region claims that allergy can be controlled and reduced by maintaining and cleaning the HVAC system and air ducts on regular basis. NADCA is the not-for-profit trade association that serves the HVAC inspection, maintenance and restoration industry. According to NADCA, the air system should be cleaned in three to five years in general scenario and after every renovation. After renovations usually the dust, dirt and construction leftovers gathers in the duct system which must be cleaned on time. Sometimes water enters in the air system through air conditioner or other system leakage or flood in basement, which cause formation of mould and fungus in the duct system. This is one of the main reasons of...

Plants – Our Best Friends

After a stressful and busy day we all need to rest in a quiet & cozy corner of our home.  Adding indoor plants not only gives health benefits but also give mental piece to us. Today we will be discussing some benefits of having indoor plants around us. Provide Fresh Air We all know that plants release oxygen and intake carbon dioxide thus increasing the oxygen level in our indoor area. More oxygen means more fresh air and more health to our loved ones. Increase Moisture Level During photosynthesis process plants release moisture vapours that increase the natural humidity level of air around us. Better humidity level decreases the issue such as dry skin, cold, dry cough and increase the air quality. Natural Air Purification Many plants have the quality of removing harmful toxins from the air. Plants like spider plant, Dragon tree, Snake plant, Boston fern, Orchid, Peace lily, Bamboo and many others have this quality. Planting them in your living area, washrooms, kitchen and any corner of your home or workplace will give a health benefit. Improve Ambience Having green plants around us improve our mood and create a soothing ambience around us. Do use some of these plants at your home and see the difference. Improving Health According to a researcher at Kansas State University, adding plants to hospital room speeds recovery rates of surgical patients, compared to patients in rooms without plants. There are many more benefits that we will be discussing later on upcoming blogs. For now do follow us for more updates on keeping your surrounding air...

Duct Cleaning – Before and After Pictures – Mississauga

Today we are sharing some before and after pictures from one of our recent duct cleaning job in Mississauga. We start with covering the area with drop sheet. This helps to protect the furniture and other articles in your home and office.             After this, our certified technicians start the ducts and vent cleaning process from the furnace room. Our mission is to clean the indoor air by cleaning the air ducts in your home and workplace.               for more information on duct cleaning please contact us at 905.456.8940 or visit our...

Spring Cleaning Tips: Do Remember your Air Ducts!

Spring cleaning is just around the corner and everyone is looking forward to thoroughly cleaning the surface of their homes. During the winter time, our doors and windows are closed and we hardly have any fresh air exchange. One of the best ways to do a deep cleaning is to have your air duct system cleaned by a NADCA certified company. Duct cleaning will also improve the indoor quality of your home and give your loves ones clean air to breathe. Lots of people do a great job at cleaning the surface and then they come to realize that the dust comes back so quickly on their floors and furniture. In order to eliminate the dust from your home you need to get duct cleaning on a regular basis as per NADCA requirements. Once the air duct cleaning is done you will have a peace of mind and no more dust on the surface to clean. Listed below is great list to clean your house from top to bottom. Revitalize your hibernating home with simple suggestions.  Work from the top down, inside to outside, to avoid getting what you just cleaned dirty again.  Do one room, even one area of one room, at a time to avoid unfinished jobs. The satisfaction of  seeing one room sparkle will make the hard work feel like it’s worth the effort.  When tidying, reduce trips around the house by temporarily depositing items in one spot en route  to but not at their final destination.  Do two things at once. While laundry is going, scrub the shower stall.  Make small repairs. If you’re not...

Beware of Duct Cleaning Scams

Beware of duct cleaning scams How it looks like? Scams can come in many shapes or forms. For instance: have you ever got an email from an unknown sender? Perhaps you have gotten a phone call from a number that you don’t recognize. Or maybe, you’ve been approached or have seen an online coupon that seems just too good to be true. Duct cleaning scams come in all variations, and it is important to know how to identify them. If you get scammed or if you choose the wrong vendor, you can not only loose money, but you can have your HVAC system damaged. Some signs The price is too good to be true: when you see those online discounts or coupons – keep in mind they are running a business. And like most businesses, they have costs. The typical costs associated to running a duct cleaning business include: insurance, vehicle, equipment, staff, and gas. You should note, that the average job for an average 4 bedroom home takes about 3-4 hours. This should give you a ball park on how much a quality job actually costs. It’s only 30 Minutes: if they tell you the job will only take 30 minutes, then you know it is a scam. For duct cleaning to be properly done, it takes a lot longer then that. There are extra fees: some duct cleaning companies will charge you extra fees without your permission. These fees can include for every vent, chemical sprays, and more… Their equipment looks sketchy: be sure to ask the customer about their duct cleaning equipment. Ask for the brand...

Furnace Duct Cleaning

We pride our selves to be experts in the furnace duct cleaning industry. We have cleaned thousands and thousands of homes in Ontario. By choosing us you can rest assured that your central heating and cooling systems will be treated with the highest standards of care.  Our Recommendation We recommend furnace duct cleaning every 2-3 years. This is especially important because your furnace can be a breeding ground for contaminants, moulds, allergens, and pollutants.  Furnace Duct Cleaning Process We utilize state-of-the-art furnace duct cleaning equipment to ensure we clear all dirt and debris from your ducts and vents. We carefully inspect your HVAC system to make sure they are free of all dust and dirt. We inspect for moulds, water, and other possible obstructions. At times, we utilize a special camera that fits into your vents and is able to spot out hidden debris. If we find that there are damages to your HVAC system, we will advise you with a solution that comes from experience. Why should I clean my furnace? For every day that passes – bacteria, mould, pet hair, fur, dandruff, dust mites, and other toxins accumulate. This accumulation is blown out from the vents and into the air – and eventually enters into our lungs. Furnace duct cleaning enables you to ensure that the vents and the entire HVAC system is cleaned. Most of our first-time customers are amazed to see what we find in their HVAC system. We have found bottles, jewellery, rodents, and many other unique rarities. Once we perform furnace duct cleaning your family will breathe more freely and will enjoy the...