A minor leak in a window can go unnoticed or, depending on where it is, unrepaired. A small leak in a basement window, after all, only involves a few drops during a heavy rain. If the basement if unfinished, where’s the big rush to spend money on repairs or new windows? Mould. That’s the answer.…

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As any homeowner knows, vigilance is the key to maintaining a healthy indoor environment. That’s especially true when it comes to an issue like mould – so common and so difficult to keep under control in a topsy turvy, damp climate like the one we enjoy here in the GTA. Naturally you should be on…

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Fifty employees were evacuated from a Nova Scotia government building in downtown Halifax after the discovery of mould. Apparently air quality has been an issue for some time at the provincial government building but recent air tests indicated that the problem was getting worse. At this point, officials aren’t certain if they will ever actually return to the historic building.

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Most Canadians are aware that the flu and other seasonal ailments can cause significant problems in children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. These groups are often encouraged to get any recommended vaccines early, and are often warned to be extra cautious in dealing with health risks that might not necessarily be as…

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