Furnace Filter - Change MonthlyWinters in Edmonton are long and cold, the season has already began and our furnaces have started up. You maybe smelled the foul order of dust burning on the furnaces heat exchanger, you also might have noticed an increase in the amount of dust on furniture in the home, some of your family members have started to sneeze more when in the house. All of these things can be related to your furnace filter being clogged with dirt.
How air circulates through your furnace filterA dirty furnace filter is not only can cause many problems for home owners including the things mentioned above but also mechanical problems since the furnace has to work much harder to provide the same amount of heat throughout the home. Your furnace brings fresh air in from the outside and combines it with air in your return system which is collected throughout your house, this “cold” air passes through your filter system and is then heated and distributed throughout the house again. This cycle repeats itself over and over as you require more warm air during the winter months. (more…)
Edmonton – More Than Just A MallWhen most people think about the city of Edmonton Alberta, the first thing that comes to mind in the West Edmonton Mall. Sure this is a huge attraction for the city with all the great shopping, amusment park, world famous water park and the fantasy land hotel, but this is just the start of great things to see and do in Edmonton. If shows are your thing be sure to check out Mayfield dinner theatre, the entertainment is always great and the buffet is to die for. Another great dinner theatre is Jubilations Dinner Theatre, again fantastic shows for both young and young at heart and the food is great. (more…)
Carpet Cleaners - Avoid the low budget, poor quality jobs.The right Carpet Cleaners - There is nothing more frustrating then choosing the wrong company for your carpet cleaning needs, it can be embarrassing and expensive also. You place your trust in a professional to come to your home to perform a service and they deceive you into thinking they have all the right skills and equipment to clean your carpets, but do they?
"Carpet cleaners should be backed by a professional company that has the right insurance, equipment, business licence and qualifications before you allow them to clean your carpets."(more…)
Commercial Carpet CleaningCommercial carpet cleaning - Carpet is on of the hardest things to keep clean, commercial and industrial carpeting is exposed to the harshest conditions and staining the carpet is very easy to do. Calling in professional commercial carpet cleaning companies can be a costly experience so make sure to call the right professionals that will provide the best service in both the short and long term.
Commercial Carpet Cleaning Stain removalAs with any carpet, responding to stains as soon as possible is the key to completely removing them. There are a few easy steps that you can do to prevent the stain from setting in and becoming very difficult or impossible to remove before calling in professional carpet cleaning contractors to help. (more…)
Duct Cleaner When & Why to CallCalling a professional duct cleaner requires that you know the reason’s why you would call one in the first place. Your furnace system is designed to carry both hot and cold air throughout the house providing you with comfort year round. The duct work is hidden between walls and floor joists, except for the registers you wouldn’t have any idea where the duct work is running. Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t clean it. There is no exact timeline to follow when considering duct cleaning, but it goes with reason that if this system is carrying the air your breath throughout your home for you and your family to breath that you should clean these surfaces from time to time. (more…)
Chimney Fires all to common in EdmontonHaving your Chimney Swept once per year will keep it operating correctly and efficiently but it will also help prevent chimney fires. In Canada and the US it is reported that over 30,000 chimney fires occur each year due to un-maintained chimneys. It is folk lore in Europe that stocks nesting in chimneys are good luck but really nesting in chimneys is very bad luck and can cause a chimney fire if not found before using your fireplace. Blockages of any kind in the chimney can cause multiple issues such as fires, carbon monoxide poisoning, and smoke problems in the home. (more…)
Mold is In Ours Homes EverydayIt’s safe to say that mold is in our lives every day, especially airborne mold spores that are easily spread outside by wind or rain and indoors by our heating and ventilation systems. Indoor environments are at the disadvantage of not having a good air flow and UV from direct sunlight to combat the efforts of mold growth. Outside sunlight reacts with moisture in our air and releases ozone. If you want to combat mold indoors we have to create our own ozone in a safe environment.
Mold grows quickly in the presence of water indoors(more…)
Duct Cleaning to improve your indoor air qualityWhat’s that smell? It’s 5 degrees outside and your furnace has determined it’s time to go to work for the long Edmonton winter, “that smell” is dust that is burning on top of your furnace heat exchanger and will continue until it completely burns off or you have a duct cleaning service come in your home and clean. Many people ask how often they should have their furnace and duct’s cleaned by a professional duct cleaning service and the answer is “that depends”. There are many things that add to the decline of indoor air quality and the furnace and duct system are the lungs of the home and spread the air whether it’s dirty or clean around your house. Listed below are a few of the air quality killers: (more…)