With the wildfires that are crackling through Quebec and down towards Ontario, the air quality is declining rapidly. There are many people in Canada and even New York that are struggling to breathe. Environment Canada has urged people to stay inside because of the poor air quality and side effects it can have on your lungs and health. In the Cobourg area, the Air Quality Index is in the unhealthy range of 201-300. Environment Canada is also urging people if you need to go outside, to wear an N95 mask, this will help reduce any fine particulates that might be in the air from the fires.
Comfort Zone wanted to share some helpful hints to keep your indoor air quality its best in your home.
• If you have an HRV or ERV turn it off or unplug it.
• Keep your windows closed, minimize the ability for the outside air to enter your home.
• Check your furnace filter and make sure it is clean.
There are different products to help improve the indoor air quality. Electrostatic air cleaner which can control particulates and collect 97% of ultrafine particulates.3 microns or higher. UV lights that can disinfect and deodorize the air. Comfort Zone also has the HEPA filtration system, which can collect 99.97% of ultrafine particulates.
If you have more questions or want more information about how indoor air quality products can help give your family the cleanest air possible, give Comfort Zone a call at 905-377-9719 or visit our website at www.comfortzonecanada.com