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Indoor Air QualityTips
March 6, 2017

Should You Use Chemicals Indoors?

If you live, work or play in buildings, chances are you have heard someone talk about chemicals. But should you use chemicals indoors? To answer that question, first we must learn exactly what chemicals are and how they affect your indoors. Once we understand what chemicals are and what they…
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Indoor Air QualityTips
February 16, 2017

5 Common Household Products You Can Use To Clean Your Home

Have you ever wondered if you have to use those expensive chemicals and cleaning supplies found at your local supermarket? While some are irreplaceable, there are some products found at your supermarket that you can find cheaper when they are packaged for something entirely different. In fact, there are many…
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MouldTips
February 14, 2017

What You Should Do To Your Building After It Rains

Often people ask me, "is there anything I should do to my home after it rains?" It's very common question, and there are  few things you should check after a heavy rain. Rain can sometimes affect your indoor air biology. Because rain water can bring dampness, it can affect your…
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Indoor Air QualityTips
November 12, 2016

The Best Air Purifier Tips

When it comes to cleaning the air in your home or office, the best and most efficient tool in your strategy is to open windows, wide, to open doors, to open blinds and ventilate, ventilate, ventilate. However, ventilating may just not be enough, or in some homes and offices, non-existent.…
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Dust MitesTips
February 18, 2016

Did You Know? Your Household Dust Is Toxic

Did You Know? Your Household Dust Is Toxic!   When you stop to consider it, you begin to realise how true this is. Every home has dust. This is normal. Each household has differing dust particle quantities, depending on a massive range of factors. Things like where you live, what…
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How ToTips
October 22, 2015

How to Inspect Building Foundations for Damage

In the previous blog post I chatted with you about your home's "hat" in “How to Inspect your Roof for Damage”. So what about the "feet" the building foundations? Another important and definitely overlooked place to inspect is the building's footings and foundations. Even though you can't see footings (the concrete…
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How ToTips
September 23, 2015

How to Inspect your Roof for Damage

Have you ever walked in to your home and felt a headache coming on, or rushing to open the windows? It’s natural to think of polluting cars and air pollution outside your home, but could it be something inside your home? Take a good look around your living room and…
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Indoor Air QualityTips
June 12, 2015

Easy Ventilation and Natural Light Action Plan

What do I ventilate? I began last year regularly sharing my fresh indoor images on Pinterest, and have received encouraging and positive feedback. I wanted to share my easy ventilating and natural sunlight ideas on the Mitey Fresh blog. I don’t do all the flying around the house every day and night,…
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FoodTips
May 8, 2015

Tap Water Vs. Bottled Water – Which is Healthier?

Walk down any supermarket isle stocking various brands of bottled water, and in the battle of tap water vs. bottled water, the latter appears the clear winner. After all, who wouldn't want to drink only the purest water, derived from pristine springs and snow capped peaks. At least, that's the story marketers…
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How ToTips
April 24, 2015

10 Natural Ant Control Remedies

Ants can invade all parts of your house, but areas such as the kitchen and dining room are where you often find ant infestations. You can use various chemical sprays to get rid of the ant problem at home, but using these products can worsen the indoor air pollution, trigger…
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