How to Save on Heating Costs This Winter

Does it seem like the cost of heating your home is getting out of hand? Does your gas or hydro bill send your blood pressure racing? In many parts of Canada, utilities have become an increasingly larger expenditure. And there appears to be no end in sight – to winter nor to the rising costs. […]


Indoor Air Quality: What Makes It Bad or Good?

How is the air you’re breathing at home? Could it be better? What we breathe has an tremendous effect on our health. It’s a crucial component in our everyday being, influencing our physical and emotional health. If the air around us is not pure, we can experience adverse effects such as coughing, sneezing, shortness of […]


New Home? Clear the Air with Duct Cleaning

Should you have the ducts cleaned in your new home? Some people say, ‘No Way! It’s new, why would I clean something NEW? I wouldn’t clean a new car or a new garment, why would I clean a new house?!’ And while it might seem counter-intuitive, today we’ll be talking about why it’s beneficial for […]


Fall Allergies: Clean Up, Close Down, Suffer Less

With summer behind us, does that mean that allergy sufferers are in the clear? Unfortunately, this is hardly the case. Fall – or autumn, if you will – brings on a whole new share of allergens in the air. While many Canadians are breathing in clean, crisp air as the autumn wind prevails, those who […]


Fall Prep for Your Furnace and Home Ahead of Winter

Fall is a great season. The air is generally crisp, the smells of pumpkin spice and fireplaces are all around us, and the colours… oh, those magnificent colours! With the cool breeze that fall brings, however, we know that winter will inevitably makes its return here in Canada. This transition sometimes happens more quickly than […]


Do You Need a New Furnace?

How will you know when it’s time to replace your current furnace? Are you better off buying a new furnace, or paying to repair the one you have? These are important questions for any homeowner in Canada. If you’re facing this dilemma, rest assured you’re not alone. Many homeowners have a difficult time identifying when […]


The Benefits of a Fall Furnace & Duct Cleaning

  Summer is still going strong. But with Back-to-School time upon us, fall isn’t far off. That means it’s a great time to get your furnace and air ducts cleaned. Lots of people have the intention to get their cleaning scheduled in the spring, after a buildup of airborne materials and contaminants throughout the winter. […]


Terms and Jargon Defined: HVAC Q&A with Modern PURAIR

Is HVAC terminology Greek to you? Are you unsure regarding the various terms


Protect Yourself Against Post-Renovation Air With Modern PURAIR

Renovations are a fantastic experience in improving the feel and look of spaces in your home or properties, but neglecting the critical step of vent cleaning afterwards betrays your peace of mind by exposing your body to harmful airborne substances. The supplies and materials used throughout any kind of renovation are loaded with a range of […]


4 Step DIY Furnace Inspection

Checking your furnace is a critical aspect of home maintenance. Here’s how to do it: 1) Inspect Your Filter The condition of a filter is perhaps the most obvious and easiest to assess indicator of furnace condition. Homeowners that take good care of their forced air systems replace these regularly. Those that don’t, don’t. While you shouldn’t […]