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Air ducts

When is the Best Time for Air Duct Deep Cleaning?

Have you noticed little bits of fuzz and grime building up on your air vents? Do wisps of dust make an appearance every time you adjust your thermostat? While your filters are designed to collect fine particles and dust, seeing these particles fly out of your vents is not normal. Maybe you only need a filter replacement, or perhaps, it’s time to deep clean your ducts. At Dust Doctors, we know how important it is to maintain good air quality in your home, and we’ve developed unique tools and systems designed to get the job done right. To help you determine when it’s time to call the Twin Cities’ professionals for ductwork deep cleaning, we’ve put together this short guide.

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Dryer Vent Dangers: Keep Your Home Safe

A leading cause of household fires is a neglected dryer vent. In fact, dryer fires are responsible for over $35 million in property losses every year! Besides being a fire hazard, a clogged dryer vent can present many hazards, including harboring harmful microorganisms, and even unwelcome pest invasions. To help keep your home and family safe, and to get the most out of your clothes dryer, it’s important to practice proper dryer vent maintenance. Below, the professionals at Dust Doctors give the lowdown on the dangers of a dirty dryer vent.

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Think Your Home is Dust Free? Think Again

The health of you and your family is impacted by the cleanliness of your home. If your home is dirty, you have a higher chance of health concerns. Looking at a home to determine how clean it is isn’t necessarily an adequate test for cleanliness. Something you may not be able to see is the dust lurking in your home. In order to remove dust, you must first locate where it is in your home. Once you know where the dust accumulates, you’ll know how to develop a proper cleaning regiment. Here are some common places where dust lurks.

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Relieve Allergy Symptoms with Duct and Vent Cleaning

Sneezing, watery eyes, and itchy eyes are all routine nuisances for anyone living with allergies. A common treatment for allergy sufferers is to treat their symptoms with antihistamines, which can be costly or can cause unwanted side effects. An alternative to taking a pill everyday is something you might not have considered, and it involves air duct cleaning. Duct and vent cleaning can help with allergy symptoms and improve the indoor air quality.

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New Homes and Offices Need Duct Cleaning Too

Once construction is finished on a new home or office, you may have the urge to move in as soon as possible. Instead of moving in right away, it is beneficial to wait, as there could be dangerous post-construction debris. To ensure your home or office is safe to move into, first hire professionals to complete a post-construction clean up.

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Have a Smoker in Your Family? It’s Probably Time for an Air Duct Cleaning

If you are a smoker or have a smoker in your home, you know it simply gets everywhere. You may have already discovered that your house has a lingering odor associated with smoke—and that's bad news for your indoor air quality.

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Find Yourself Dusting Every Day? The Problem Could Be Your Ducts

You dust and dust, but your home never seems clean. What's going on? Believe it or not, it could be your ducts. When your ducts aren't properly cleaned, the air just continues to circulate. You can dust all you want, but the dust is going to keep coming back.

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Could There Be Mold in Your Ducts

Often misunderstood, mold is actually quite ubiquitous—but having too much of it can be a serious health hazard. If there's mold in your air ducts, you need a professional air duct cleaning. But how can you tell?

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Improving the Circulation of Your HVAC System

As summer approaches, you may notice that your HVAC system isn't working as well as it should be. There are a lot of factors that can contribute to a malfunctioning HVAC system, and one of them is poor circulation. If the air is cold but doesn't seem to be coming out as quickly as it should, that's likely your problem.

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How to Determine When Air Ducts Need to Be Cleaned

The frequency in which your air ducts need to be cleaned varies based on many factors. Those who live in a dusty environment, have pets, or run their heating or cooling device often may need their ducts cleaned more frequently than those who do not. As the time between cleanings varies from household to household, you may be unsure of when your ducts need to be cleaned. Here are a few of the signs that can help you determine when your air ducts may need to be cleaned.

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