Climate change is happening faster than you think…     Climate change is happening faster than you think…and how these accelerating forces and global shifts will affect you and your family now and in the future is of importance. Our climate is being disrupted by a number of factors, and climate change is happening now.…

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What are you breathing in your condo? Prior to early February most Canadians were spending about 85% to 90% of their time indoors. Post Covid 19, the numbers are now approaching closer to 95% – 96%. The question that just should be concerning, particularly if you live in the downtown core, is what are you breathing…

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What should I do if I rent and find mold? We receive calls on a regular basis from people who rent an apartment or home that will have mold. So what should I do if I rent and find mold? The size of the contaminated area matters The size of the contaminated area determines your…

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Disinfection – accidental poisoning can occur when using common household cleaners It is important that you are aware that accidental poisoning can occur when using common household cleaners that contain chlorine. Recently, as Canadians continue to hunker down, practice social distancing and disinfect their homes regularly against the Covid-19, many have been following Health Canada…

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Home inspectors are not mold inspectors If you are considering buying a home in the near future one of the things you should consider is having a home inspector and a mold inspector review the prospective home. Home inspectors are not trained mold inspectors and could miss a pre-existing mold condition which could impact you…

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Free Inspections? Nothing is ever free! It’s true…free inspections? Nothing is ever free as my parents always said. It is clear that there are significant health risks when people are exposed to mold in a home, at school or at work. Now, it is becoming even more important that when you find mold you remove…

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Is there a connection between the Coronavirus and Mold As we ready ourselves for impending arrival of the Coronavirus virus here in North America it would be wise to understand not just the implications of the virus itself but if the virus may be exacerbated in some way through the presence of mold. The question…

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Mold growing on new homes under construction During my travels I am constantly dismayed at the number of instances where I see mold growing on new homes under construction. As a professional in the industry I get to visit many existing and newer homes because the owner has called me into take a look at…

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