The Air Quality Guy

Cracked Weepers, Flooded Basement Repair, and Excavation

Have you noticed some water in your basement? Does it seem pretty damp down there?

In this episode of the Air Quality Guy, Shawn is joined by Renee from Great Outdoors as they discuss cracked weepers, and how best to solve the issue of a damp basement.

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Moisture migration, efflorescence and proper wall assembly

Have you noticed mold or staining on your walls? Are you about to build a wall in your home?

In this episode of the Air Quality Guy, Shawn checks in with Pete from Great Outdoors and learns how to frame a construction wall assembly in the basement that can maintain a healthy environment.

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Mold Remediation and Asbestos Removal

Uh-oh, have you found mold or asbestos? Have you ever wondered how they get it there?

In this episode of the Air Quality Guy, Shawn joins his friend Gabriel to discuss mold remediation and asbestos removal, and why there should always be three stakeholders in the process – the consultant, the contractor, and the homeowner.

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Duct Cleaning

Do you have issues with your home ventilation? Do you find a huge amount of dust comes out of your registers?

In this episode of the Air Quality Guy, Shawn talks to Phillipe about duct cleaning, the tools involved in such an initiative, and what you can do to keep your duct clean.

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Duct work and commercial ventilation

Do you have some rooms that are too hot or too cold? If so, your air duct system might be unbalanced.

Air balancing is a process of measuring and adjusting air flow to the needs of the occupants. In this episode of the Air Quality Guy, Shawn talks with Glen from Data Air about air balancing and the tools involved.

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Cracks in the walls, injections in the concrete

Do you have cracks in your foundation? Have you ever wondered how you can cure it?

In this video, Shawn brings in Rick from Great Outdoors to discuss the injection process and how it can remedy cracked walls – a common cause for a damp basement.

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Mold Remediation, Mold Kits and other tools

Do you have mold or a damp basements? Are you wondering if you should pick up a mold kit to test for mold?

In this episode of the Air Quality Guy, Shawn discusses mold kits, their proper use, why they can be self-defeating, and why you should always bring an outside consultant to check your air quality and check up on your contractor.

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Vapor Pressure, Damp Basements and Construction Wall Assembly

Have you seen a crack in your foundation? Have you noticed moisture migration? Do you just have a general damp basement?

In this episode of The Air Quality Guy, Shawn is joined by Rick from Great Outdoors Ottawa, as they examine the causes of damp basements, foundation cracks, and remedies to these particular issues.

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Ventilation and HRV Technology

Are you building or renovating a home? Have you taken time to consider proper ventilation?

In this episode of the Air Quality Guy, Shawn is joined by his good friend Josh as they discuss HRVs and their installs.