JANUARY 17TH, 2019
A tiny creature living in your home might be making big problems for you. If you have allergies or asthma, you might be having an allergic reaction without evening knowing what the trigger is. WHAT ARE DUST MITES? Dust mites are microscopic arthropods that measure about one-quarter...
JANUARY 3RD, 2019
Mold vs Mould?  Which one is correct? Well, it really depends on where you live. Americans spell it as mold while the British add the letter ‘u’ after the ‘o’, spelling it mould. Ultimately, both versions mean the exact same thing. Similarly, the word color is another good...
DECEMBER 20TH, 2018
The terms “antimicrobial” and “antibacterial” are often used interchangeably, however, they do have rather different meanings! Would you say a car and an SUV are the same thing? Well, kinda...but not really. If you look at the pair one way, both of them are motorized vehicles that are...
DECEMBER 6TH, 2018
Microorganisms, as suggest by their name, are microscopic organisms, otherwise known as microbes.  So, what is a microbe? Microbes are living organisms that are so small they require a microscope to be seen by the naked eye. Microscopic life was discovered by Dutch scientist Antonie van...
NOVEMBER 13TH, 2018
Updated January 10, 2019 Being plagued with smelly feet can be personally embarrassing and off-putting to those around you. Even while your feet are sealed inside of your shoes, odors can escape and be present in the room. Let’s face it: no one wants to be that person. However,...
SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2018
Everyone has experienced the dreaded stench of well-used sporting equipment. Whether it’s the hockey bag that stinks up to the front of the car from the trunk, or a mat that has seen a few dozen sweaty hot yoga practices, perspiration can encourage the growth of...
AUGUST 7TH, 2018
When plastics manufacturing started to take off many years ago, it seemed like a great idea. With quick production times and lower costs, disposable and easily replaceable items became the norm. Over time, the negative impact on both the environment and consumer's pocketbooks became clear.  ...
JULY 11TH, 2018
Updated Dec 14, 2018 Companies interested in antimicrobial additives now have a lot of options. With an ever-increasing number of antimicrobial companies out there, it can be hard to decide which supplier is the best fit.  There are some core factors to consider when making this...
JUNE 4TH, 2018
Antimicrobial additives have long been used in the textile industry, to the benefit of consumers and manufacturers alike. With the multitude of options available to consumers, having a product made with an antimicrobial fabric that offers longer life and a higher level of freshness, adds...
APRIL 20TH, 2018
In honour of the 48th Annual Earth Day, we want to explore 3 ways antimicrobial additives help with environmental conservation. Antimicrobials are occasionally looked at in a negative light. However, there are quite a few environmental and financial benefits to using antimicrobials in textiles, plastics...
APRIL 12TH, 2018
Updated January 07, 2019 to include information regarding staining on vinyl and linoleum flooring (please see further down below). With boating season approaching, it’s time to address a common problem: pink stains on vinyl. If you own a boat, you will definitely be familiar with this...
APRIL 3RD, 2018
We are pleased to announce the launch of our redesigned website! We’ve created a more user-friendly experience for our visitors by simplifying our design and navigation, while also being completely optimized for mobile users. Information on Antimicrobials Looking for information about the antimicrobial application process or our...