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3 Things to Know About Radon in Winter

3 Things to Know About Radon in Winter

Now that the holidays are over, it’s getting colder across Alberta. In fact, January and February tend to be the coldest months of the year (Travel Alberta lists the average winter temperature during these months as between -5°C to -15°C but we all know that’s a lie)....
Reducing Radon in Your Home

Reducing Radon in Your Home

Radon is a hard gas to detect, created naturally when uranium breaks down in the ground. It’s odorless, tasteless, and invisible, and is also the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. This makes it a particularly dangerous risk to you and your family, and it’s...
Is Asbestos Hiding In Your Popcorn Ceilings?

Is Asbestos Hiding In Your Popcorn Ceilings?

Asbestos, also known as “cottage-cheese ceilings” or “stucco ceilings,” “popcorn ceilings” are everywhere. They were quite popular in most homes and buildings built between 1950 and 1990. It was primarily used to hide imperfections. As outdated and ugly we think it is...
The 4 Tests to Run Before Buying A Home

The 4 Tests to Run Before Buying A Home

When buying a home, one of the most important things you must do is testing it for potentially serious issues. Your home inspection is a vital part of the buying process and you cannot overlook it. Professional home inspectors make sure you’re well aware of various...

Where Asbestos Might be Hiding in Your Home

For decades, asbestos was used in nearly all types of construction. It was popular because it was cheap, but it was also an ideal material because it’s resistant to heat, electricity, fire, and chemical corrosion. With all that protection, contractors and...