The Canadian Lung Association (CAL) says that indoor air quality is an important factor in maintaining good health. In their article entitled, “Pollution & air quality”, CAL reminds us that excess water (in the forms of moisture and humidity) creates a mould-friendly environment. It is also conducive to the growth of dust mites.
Pipes can freeze, even in lived-in homes. People sometimes want to vacation during the winter or go out of town for the holidays. This can create a disaster that will be waiting when the family gets home. Frozen pipes can create a water leak, causing thousands of dollars in water damage beyond the broken pipes...