How to maintain ideal humidity levels in your home

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Fix home humidity with an HRVDuring the winter months, what was once a good level of humidity in your home might now be excessive. Cold air cannot sustain much water vapour and so condensation may start to appear on your windows as a result.

Opposite to high humidity, you could be experiencing excessively dry air instead.  If cold air is coming into your house through air leaks you will experience dryness in your home. Maintaining a comfortable level of humidity inside can be a balancing act. You want the air to be moist enough to prevent sinus problems such as nosebleeds, but not too moist or else you are at risk of experiencing mould, mildew, and rotting problems over time.

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CSA Group Warns of Door-to-Door Inspection Scam

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

CSA Scam safetyIt seems that too often there are scammers who try to take advantage of community members, in the latest scam in our area, individuals are posing as CSA group employees are asking to inspect homeowner’s furnaces.  The CSA group never goes to private homes to inspect anything.  If you are approached by these individuals, be sure to refuse them entry and contact local police immediately. 

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