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Are You a Landlord? 4 Reasons Your Properties Need Clean Ducts

If you own rental properties, it's important to keep the ductwork free of debris. Dust Doctors explains the potential implications of dirty ductwork in your income properties. 

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4 Signs It's Time for Professional Dryer Vent Cleaning

Dirty dryer vents are a fire hazard and can reduce the efficiency of your dryer. Dust Doctors discusses how to tell when it’s time for a professional dryer vent cleaning.

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Winter is Coming: Clean Your Ducts Early

Minnesotans know all too well the importance of being prepared for winter. But have you thought about how dirty ductwork can affect your family this winter season? The professionals at Dust Doctors know how important it is to maintain good air quality in your home, especially during times of the year when you stay cooped up inside. Winter in Minnesota can sometimes strike as early as October, and the snow often sticks around until April. You certainly don’t want to be breathing contaminated air for half the year, and getting your ducts cleaned early will ensure you don’t have to.

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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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Why You Need to Clean Your Dryer Vents

Dust Doctors should be your number one choice for dryer vent cleaning in the Twin Cities metro.

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The Warning Signs and Dangers of Clogged Dryer Vents

Laundry is something most of us do several times a week. You might even be doing laundry now. But when was the last time you cleaned out your dryer vent? A clogged dryer vent can quickly become a severe problem. Discover the warning signs and the reasons why it’s so important to regularly clean your dryer vents.

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The Benefits of Having a Professional Clean Your Dryer Vent

It is recommended that your dryer vent be cleaned at least once per year. Those who use their dryers more frequently may want to have theirs cleaned even two or three times per year.

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Clean Your Vents During Your Next Home Renovation Project

A home renovation project can help to improve the flow and layout of your space, add more square footage to your home, or update an outdated area, which can help make your home more functional and aesthetically pleasing. If you are having a home renovation project completed, you should be prepared, as a lot of dirt and dust will be kicked up. While you cannot prevent all of this dirt and dust, there are steps you can take to minimize the amount that is flying through your home. Having your vents cleaned is one of these steps

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What Factors Should You Consider When Selecting a Duct Cleaning Company?

It is recommended that you have your air ducts cleaned every three to five years. When your home is getting dustier than usual, the ducts are trying to tell you that they are due for a cleaning. If your home is due, you may find yourself wondering which duct cleaning company to select for your job. Here are a few of the factors you should consider to help you select a great company:

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Protecting Your Home From a Dryer Vent Fire

Did you know that dryers are one of the leading causes of home fires? In fact, dryers are responsible for tens of thousands of house fires each year in the United States. The filter in your dryer does not always manage to catch all of the lint created when you do laundry. Dryer lint in your dryer vent can catch fire and quickly ignite a serious blaze in your home. At Dust Doctors in Minnesota, we can help you protect your home from a dryer vent fire by cleaning your dryer vent before it becomes a problem.

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