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The Effects of Dirty Return Vents on Furnace Efficiency

Numerous studies have shown that dust and dirt buildup can affect the performance of your furnace. The concept is simple. As dirt builds up around the vents, it blocks the passageway for warm or cool air. Since the furnace forces the air through the ductwork, the blocked vent creates additional pressure in the system. The furnace, however, must continue to do its job of circulating the conditioned air through the house. The difference is that it must now work twice as hard to perform the same task at the same level.

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The Benefits of Ultraviolet (UV) Lights in Air Ducts

Ultraviolet (UV) lighting devices offer a wide range of health benefits when we install them in your home’s HVAC system. If you live in Minneapolis and St. Paul and you’re concerned about clean air in your home, we recommend adding UV lighting to your heating and cooling equipment. Below are some benefits of UV lights in your duct system. If you have any other questions, you can contact Dust Doctors.

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How Dirty Air Ducts Affect Winter Allergies

Although most people associate allergies with the spring and summer seasons, you know firsthand that allergies can also strike during the winter while you are cooped up in the house. The questions are: Why? What causes allergic reactions in the wintertime and how can we help you solve the problem? Let’s explore the issue a little more.

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What Types of Pests Invade Your Home During the Winter?

If you think you’re the only one that heads indoors during the Minnesota winters, think again. Every creature living outside your house tries to seek shelter as well. The question is where do they go? The answer: into your HVAC system, and the ductwork through the vents. Below, we list some of the most common culprits and why you need our professional air duct pest control cleaning service to get them out.

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Take Your Duct Cleaning to the Next Level with Deep Cleaning

There’s duct cleaning, and then there’s deep duct cleaning. Although you may not know the difference, you’ll be able to experience the results as the air in your house is much cleaner. At Dust Doctors, we utilize a range of methods to ensure that the ducts in your home are FULLY clean from end to end so that your home is environment is a healthier place to live. How do we achieve this? Read below to find out more.

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Sign Up for Our Annual Plan, You’ll Be Glad You Did!

We offer an annual maintenance plan for all of our clients. Our program is designed to keep your HVAC system and ductwork performing at peak level throughout the year. A yearly maintenance plan will give you peace of mind that you can depend on your heating and cooling and equipment when you need it most. Below, we provide a summary of our annual plan and how it will benefit your home. If you have any other questions, please contact us today.

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How Does Air Whip Cleaning Differ from Standard Duct Cleaning

Although you may have heard of air duct cleaning, the term air whip cleaning may be less familiar. Dust Doctors regularly uses air whip cleaning to purify your ductwork and preserve your HVAC system. In this article, we describe what air whip cleaning is, how it differs from standard duct cleaning, and why it’s a better option for your home. We can also demonstrate how useful it is when you contact us for your next HVAC cleaning or duct cleaning.

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The Value of UV or Ultraviolet Light in Air Ducts

Ultraviolet light has been around for over 100 years. Over several decades, UV light has demonstrated that it can sterilize small and large areas as well as kill germs, mold, and bacteria. UV lights are efficient enough to use in hospitals, restaurants and other facilities where cleanliness and sanitation are paramount.

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The Effects of Dirty Return Vents on Furnace Energy

Clogged air vents and filter are the leading cause of furnace problems. Dust and debris in the vents, ducts, and filters inhibit airflow throughout the home. The furnace has to work harder to deliver the same results as if the vents were clean. Dust Doctors can clean the vents and air ducts in your home to keep the furnace from wearing out prematurely. We offer professional cleaning for all residential properties in the Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota area.

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The Dryer Vent Length Determines How Often We Should Clean It

One of the great travesties in the world of laundry is to purchase a brand new clothes dryer and never clean the vent. What this means in the long-run is that the dryer will probably only last about as half as long as it’s supposed to. While dryers have other maintenance needs, hiring us to clean the rear vent may the one that keeps it from breaking down the most. The length of the vent will determine how often and to what extent we need to clean it.

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