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Ausclimate Back At Hornsby & Air Purifier Hot Tip!

AUsclimate Back at Hornsby

Ausclimate On-Location:
Jul 31-Aug 6: Westfield Hornsby Shopping Centre |
Aug 7-13: Erina Fair Shopping Centre |

 
Ausclimate are right back to it with a full schedule of on-location events coming up! But before that, we have a handy air-purifier tip for all of our Winix air-purifier owners out there.
 
We find ourselves giving this air purifier sleep-tip out all the time to our customers because it’s one that we use ourselves all the time at home. Our Winix air-purifiers do a great job running in the bedroom while you sleep, but to get even more bang for your buck, we recommend turning it on 30 minutes to an hour before bed time & adjusting it to “turbo-fan-speed” with the door closed. This will result in a quicker cleaning of the air before you come to bed & optimal air-purification efficiency for the night. Then when you are about to hop into bed, simply reduce it back to a quieter fan speed (such as medium or “sleep-mode”) for a lovely, restful night’s sleep!
 
After an amazing level of interest last time, we’ve decided to already make another visit back to lovely Hornsby, NSW. We already have multiple happy customers & friends of Ausclimate who are planning on coming back to see us again! We can’t wait to see everyone in Hornsby & help out with whatever mould, home moisture control or home air-quality issues that you may have. As always, we will have our full dehumidifier & air purifier range on display & will be more than happy to give out specific advice for new & previous customers & friends of Ausclimate alike. We want to make sure that you are always getting the most out of your dehumidifiers & air-purifiers. We’ll be located in Westfield Hornsby, nearby Coles & Kmart. See you there!
 

Allan Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
http://ausclimate.com.au

(image courtesy of Westfield Hornsby)


 

Ausclimate locations & dates:

Mon 31st July – Sun 6th AugustWestfield Hornsby Shopping Centre (Located nearby Coles & Kmart) Hornsby, NSW

Mon 7th – Sun 13th AugustErina Fair Shopping Centre, not far from Gosford, NSW

Tue 15th – Sun 20th August @ Park Beach Shopping Centre, Coffs Harbour, NSW

Thu 17th – Sun 20th AugustMelbourne Home Show, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Southbank, Melbourne, VIC


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Ausclimate Latest Happenings & What’s Next!

Ausclimate On-Location:
Jul 17-23: Westfield Chatswood Shopping Centre |
Jul 31-Aug 6: Westfield Hornsby Shopping Centre |

That’s a wrap folks. It’s been a busy few weeks for Ausclimate, so we thought that we’d post a little wrap up of our latest happenings & tell you about what we have coming up next! We had just a great time at the Australian Health and Wellness Summit in Melbourne as well as at the Hornsby Westfield Shopping Centre in Hornsby, NSW. We met some great new Ausclimate friends at both events. Pete was just amazed at the amount of great conversations that he had throughout the day at the Australian Health & Wellness Summit.

“It was great to catch-up with the Founder of the Australian College of Environmental Studies & Building Biologist, Nicole Bijlsma at the Australia Health & Wellness event. We had some great chats & she did a wonderful job as a speaker at the event, she also also told me all about her exciting new book, ‘Healthy Homes 3rd edition’ which is due for publication soon. Nicole was able to give some great insight about Dehumidifiers & Air Purifiers role in making the home a healthier place. Looking forward to that new book!

I also finally got to catch-up with the founder of Chemical Free Community, Jillian Exton. We are so proud to be part of this great community who’s goal is to make it easier for families to lower or eliminate exposure to harmful chemicals as well as being a great support to chemical free local Aussie businesses. The Chemfree stand & seminar theatre was full of great ideas and advice to reduce toxicity in your life.

“Nicole, Jillian & everyone was just so nice! A truly great event all-round!” – Pete Higgins

Great job Pete! I also had a great time at Westfield Hornsby & met some incredible people. It was such a great time indeed, that we are set to make our return to Hornsby in just a few weeks on the 31st of July! But next up is Westfield Chatswood, NSW. Today is our first day & we’re raring to go! Come on down, we’re located nearby Coles.

As always, for all of our upcoming on-location events, please stop by, say gidday & see our full range of air purifiers & dehumidifiers in-person or ask us any questions that you might have on getting the most out of the Ausclimate products that you may already have. See you there!

Cheers,

Allan Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
http://ausclimate.com.au


 

Ausclimate locations & dates:

Mon 17th – Sun 23rd JulyWestfield Chatswood Shopping Centre, (Not far from the Sydney CBD) Chatswood, NSW

Mon 31st July – Sun 6th AugustWestfield Hornsby Shopping Centre (Located nearby Coles & Kmart) Hornsby, NSW

Mon 7th – Sun 13th AugustErina Fair Shopping Centre, not far from Gosford, NSW

Tue 15th – Sun 20th August @ Park Beach Shopping Centre, Coffs Harbour, NSW

Thu 17th – Sun 20th AugustMelbourne Home Show, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Southbank, Melbourne, VIC


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Ausclimate at the Australian Health & Wellness Summit!

Ausclimate at Health & Wellness

Ausclimate On-Location:
Jun 26 to Jul 2: Westfield Hornsby Shopping Centre |
Jul 2: Australian Health & Wellness Summit – Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building

Ausclimate are very excited to be a part of tomorrow’s fantastic Australian Health and Wellness Summit event in lovely Melbourne. Our own Pete Higgins will be the handsome face of Ausclimate tomorrow and he can’t wait to meet everyone at Ausclimate’s stand at the Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building. We’ll be there as proud members of the Chemical Free Community.

“I can’t wait for Sunday’s event, the Health and Wellness Summit is very important to Ausclimate because as we all know, our products are all about improving the health & wellbeing of our customers. The Health and Wellness Summit is all about inspiring & educating people on how to take control of their health. Ausclimate shares this vision & it really is an essential part of what we do through our Air Purifiers & Dehumidifiers for our customers & friends of Ausclimate Australia-wide!” – Pete


Pete can’t wait to meet everybody & let them know just how Ausclimate can improve their home or work space to help them live a healthier, happier life. So get along & check out Ausclimate as well as a bunch of other fantastic exhibitors & speakers (including friend of Ausclimate & Healthy Home Expert, Nicole Bijlsma).

As a special thank you to our Ausclimate friends we are just rapped to be able to provide you with a special limited-opportunity complimentary pass to the event! Simply print it out, bring it along to the Royal Exhibition Building tomorrow & save yourself $15 on admission. This ticket will be available here for a limited time only. So get onto it now!

Wellness Summit Expo Melb Pass 2017

Cheers,

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au


 

Full Ausclimate locations & dates:

 

Allan & Chris

Mon 26th June – Sun 2nd July @ Westfield Hornsby Shopping Centre (Located at the Woolies end near Dan Murphys) Hornsby, NSW

Pete

Sun 2nd July @ The Australian Health & Wellness Summit – Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building, VIC australianhealthandwellnesssummit.com.au

 


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Ausclimate on-location at Westfield Hornsby!

Ausclimate at Hornsby

Ausclimate On-Location:
Jun 26 to Jul 2: Westfield Hornsby Shopping Centre |
Jul 2: Australian Health & Wellness Summit – Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building

Today was our first day on-location at the Westfield Hornsby Shopping Centre, where we’ll be until Sunday. A beautiful bright & sunny day, as you can see by this incredible mobile water clock sculpture out front!

“Man, Time And the Environment” by Victor Cusak actually combines 3 ancient water-clock designs (Greek, Chinese & Swiss) and is pretty darned incredible to see in-person!

“This mobile water sculpture is a unique environmental statement, particularly relevant to Hornsby, an area retaining extensive unspoilt natural areas with abundant land & marine based flora & fauna. It’s symbolism is contrasting man’s historically joyful creativity with his rapidly increasing inability to coexist with virtually all forms of life on earth.”

So short on time & unable to get along with our neighbours; can’t we all relate to that!

If you are in the greater Hornsby area, please make sure to take a look at this beauty & stop by & say gidday to us inside! We’re located at the Woolies end of the centre, nearby Dan Murphys. Whether you’re thinking about a Dehumidifier or Air-Purifier purchase or would just like to have a chat about how you can keep getting the best out of your product, we’re here to help!

Cheers,

Allan Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au/


 

Full Ausclimate locations & dates:

 

Allan & Chris

Mon 26th June – Sun 2nd July @ Westfield Hornsby Shopping Centre (Located at the Woolies end near Dan Murphys) Hornsby, NSW

Pete

Sun 2nd July @ The Australian Health & Wellness Summit – Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building, VIC australianhealthandwellnesssummit.com.au


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Dehumidifier Operating Tips

In case you haven’t looked at them for a while, or it might be your first time going through them, we’ve taken a moment to collate our handy Ausclimate Dehumidifier Operating Tips to make sure that you get the most out of your Dehumidifier purchase. Please take a look & as always, if you have any questions, please get in touch.

1800 122 100 (free call)
info@ausclimate.com.au

Cheers!

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
http://www.ausclimate.com.au/


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Ausclimate at North Sydney Betta Home Living!

North Sydney Betta Home Living

Ausclimate are very proud to have a great retailer-home at North Sydney Betta Home Living. We are also very proud to announce the latest addition to our Ausclimate team; Barry White! Not to be confused with his “Love-Makin’ Music” namesake, our Barry is still quite the “Walrus of Love” in his own right, having sung in a band of his own for many years.

Barry, pictured here with store manager Michael at North Sydney Betta Home Living is very excited about Ausclimate’s North Sydney home. Barry notes, “Michael and his team have been very successful in supplying Ausclimate’s quality products to the people of the Northern areas of Sydney.” Barry is very happy to be part of the Ausclimate team. He’s especially excited to contribute to the business-growth of Ausclimate in the New South Wales area.

Welcome on board Barry & a big thank you to Michael and the great team at North Sydney Betta Home Living. If you are in the Northern Sydney area, please make sure to stop by North Sydney Betta Home Living and have a chat to Michael, along with Alex, Ray and Andre about our Ausclimate Dehumidifier & Air Purifiers products!

Betta Home Living – North Sydney
118 Mount St, North Sydney NSW 2060
ph: 02 9929 9399

In addition to North Sydney Betta Home Living, our Ausclimate Air Purifiers & Dehumidifier products are available to see in person & for purchase at a variety of Ausclimate Retail-Partner locations. (please note each store only carries limited stock)

Please take a look at our Ausclimate Retailers Directory

If you are nearby one of our Retailer locations locations, please stop by & take a look, otherwise if you are suffering from home moisture problems, stuffy air, allergies or breathing issues, please take a look at our website or give us a call. Always here to help!

Cheers,

Allan Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
http://www.ausclimate.com.au/


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Signs mould is affecting your health

A great article here about the dangers of mould in the home & how to remedy it by 9Honey featuring some very insightful words by none other than friend of Ausclimate & industry-expert, Nicole Bijlsma!

Have a read & for all of your Dehumidifier & Air Purifier needs, take a look at our website at http://www.ausclimate.com.au or give us a call. Always here to help!

Full credit for the article to 9Honey & 9Honey News

Cheers!

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder
visit the website:
http://www.ausclimate.com.au/

Woman with tissue blowing nose

Signs mould is affecting your health

by 9Honey

Most people realise they’re battling mould when a musty smell takes over a room, or when a pair of leather heels comes out of the back of the wardrobe with telltale fuzzy white spots. Me? I got seriously ill long before I realised exactly what it was we were battling.

It started with night-time wheezing which quickly turned into recurring chest infections which rendered me useless week after week. Unexplained headaches, constant lethargy and sleep disturbances followed, as did irregularities with my menstrual cycle, an inability to concentrate and daily bouts of crying. As mould remediators tore my bedroom apart trying to find the source of the musty smell I’d noticed in our bedroom (they found it all along the undersides of my drawers, wardrobe and bed), I became hospitalised with pneumonia.

The cause? Mould, mould, mould.

Mould is a common household hazard, and one that can affect your health. Image: Getty

Most people don’t react so strongly to mould, in fact some mould isn’t a problem at all. A naturally occurring species of fungi that is known to live in almost any environment, on their own in small amounts, mould is usually perfectly safe. But introduce its spores (microscopic particles the mould uses to reproduce) to a source of humidity such as a few wet towels left on the back of a door, or a damp wall and the mould will use everything in its path as fuel (particularly natural fibres and MDF-base furniture) until it grows into what could be a major health hazard.

It might sound far-fetched, but mould issues are far more common than we realise, says building biologist, Nicole Bijlsma of Building Biology. “In Australia, one in three homes are affected by water damage and damp which lays down the perfect conditions for mould to grow,” she says, explaining that parts of Sydney and the Central Coast are some of the most badly affected areas since the region experiences high humidity, but cool enough temperatures that air conditioners aren’t run 365 days a year.

“If left unchecked, a mould clean-up operation can cost tens of thousands so the most important thing you can do is to stay vigilant about keeping living areas dry and clean so that the mould doesn’t have an opportunity to take hold.”

Keeping your home mould-free

Damp might be a problem nation-wide, but mould requires humidity levels that sit over 70 per cent before it starts to act out so to that end, homes that are more likely to be affected include those that are located waterside or in flood zones, or those who have roofing, plumbing or ventilation issues. It’s not just location that’s the problem, but poor lifestyle habits, says Mould Rescue mould remediator, Penny Tralau. “Often we see problems in homes where the residents insist on having long, hot showers without using adequate ventilation, and also those who habitually dry clothes on racks indoors,” she says.

Changing said habits is essential, and Tralau recommends ensuring rooms are properly ventilated every day and that clothes and shoes are bone-dry before storing them in drawers and wardrobes. “The last thing you want is damp running shoes sitting at the bottom of your dark, warm cupboard,” she warns.  Dry wet towels (and any other clothing) outside rather than leaving them to hang on the back of the door or on a rail (unless the rail is heated), ensure steam is exhausted from the bathroom while showering or bathing, and vacuum rather than sweep. “Dust is like fast food to mould and sweeping just kicks up dust and makes it airborne,” Tralau says.

To help prevent mould, you should vacuum instead of sweeping.

Investing in a dehumidifier is essential, adds Bijlsma, who says that mould spores begin to germinate once humidity in the home passes the 70% mark. “To ensure the humidity never reaches the ‘danger zone’, set your dehumidifier on a thermostat so that it turns on automatically as soon as humidity in your home hits 65%,” she says.

Removing mould

If you’ve noticed a musty smell or mouldy spots on various items, or if you’ve begun to experience new and unexplained allergies or illness (people with immune system disorders are often affected physically long before they see or smell any mould), it’s time to investigate. To begin with, Tralau recommends pulling furniture away from their resting spots and inspecting the backs and undersides thoroughly with a torch (it’s recommended those with respiratory sensitivities delegate the cleaning to someone else).

If you find mould, isolate the items that have been affected so that disturbed spores can’t travel and settle on other items nearby, and clean them with soapy water before placing them in direct sunlight, recommends Tralau who explains vinegar solutions and bleach can work on non-porous but aren’t much chop on porous surfaces. If mould has infiltrated items and begun to compromise the makeup of the item, it will have to be thrown out, but items with surface mould only can often be saved, says Bijlsma.

 If the mould problem is larger than you initially thought, continues after your initial  clean-up, or you suspect it is making you ill, you may be better off calling in an accredited mould remediator.

Mould needs to be killed and removed.

“The key to understanding mould in the home is to understand the causation and it’s vital to have your home assessed by somebody that is trained to a standard,” says Tralau.

Are you being physically affected by mould?

For the majority of the population, living with mould will not cause any serious adverse affects, however for some – particularly those with compromised immune systems – it’s been known to cause the following:

  • Cold and flu  symptoms
  • Wheezing/asthma
  • Unexplained skin conditions
  • Unexplained headaches
  • Irritation of the eyes
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Loss of concentration
  • Irregularities with menstrual cycle
  • Depression/anxiety
  • Respiratory illnesses such as bronchitis and pneumonia
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of libido
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Frequent thirst/excessive urination
  • Brain fog

Original article available at http://honey.nine.com.au/2017/05/16/09/41/signs-mould-is-affecting-your-health#PBucX2y4Y10clmw6.99