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Home Air Quality Testing Toronto

The air in your home can have an incredible impact on the overall wellbeing and health of everyone in your home including yourself.

Home air quality problems or indoor mould growth issues can have long lasting effects on your health. Most residential clients contact us for allergic reactions, odour complaints, sinus infections, respiratory issues, or previous mould issues in the home and/or water damage. A large number of clients also just want to know if the air they are breathing is safe. Home air quality can be impacted by heating/cooling design, previous water damage, building design, or previous mold growth issues. Most if not all issues can be easily addressed or solved once it is determined what the home air quality or mould growth issues are.

home air quality testing Toronto

A few things to watch out for when dealing with home air quality.

Common Home Pollutants

Residential air quality is an key part of our overall health and wellness because we spend so much of our time indoors. Your home's air quality can often be 2-5 times more polluted than outdoor air and that increased exposure to pollutants and contaminants can have big short and long term effects on your health and wellness. Some of the common home air quality pollutants are:


Poor home air quality can often be dramatically improved by making changes to your ventilation system. Whether that may be increasing air flow, cleaning ducts, or replacing filters, a tightly sealed building can prevent contaminants from being flushed, and instead continually recirculate irritants and pollution.


There are any number of chemicals present in your home air quality at any time, from products you bring in to the base materials that make your home and furniture. Finishes, glues, and paints used in interior environment are some of the most common types of residential air quality irritants, but cleaning supplies, solvents, and perfumes are also problematic for many people.


Humidity and moisture in your home can cause indoor mold growth, damage to your building's structure, and can exacerbate chronic illness, like bronchitis and asthma. The negative health effects of mold growth are well documented, and any leaks or excess moisture should be cleaned up as soon as possible.

The good news is that solutions are available for these problems - the first step is having a home air quality testing done to assess what problems your house may have. At SafeAir, we can help you determine what sort of home air quality needs you may have, and help determine a path to a healthier, safer indoor environment.


Book Your Indoor Air Quality Assessment And The Path To A Healthier Indoor Environment.


A typical Home Air Inspection

  • Visual assessment for water damage and mould growth
  • Laser particle count for airborne dust particles
  • Computer reading for Temperature, Relative Humidity,and Dew Point
  • Computer reading for Carbon Monoxide (CO)
  • Computer reading for Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
  • Instrument reading for combustible gases
  • Instrument reading for sewer gases
  • Instrument reading for chemicals (VOC’s)
  • Moisture meter survey of walls for moisture content
  • Thermal Imaging of wall and ceiling for hidden moisture issues
  • Air sampling for viable and non-viable mould spores
  • Complete report outlining your home air quality issues with detailed recommendations

Additional detailed home air inspection involving independent laboratories in Canada & the United States:

  • Mold
  • Bacteria
  • Dust mites
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)
  • Formaldehyde (long term)
  • Asbestos
  • Pesticides
  • Carpet testing
  • Allergen Screening
  • Other customized testing available such as hair analysis and breath analysis for VOC exposure.

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