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6 Obvious Signs Your Home Is an Indoor Air Quality Disaster

Most people spend at least a little time each day cleaning and freshening up their living spaces so they look presentable. But wiping counters, dusting, vacuuming, and mopping only scratch the surface when it comes to getting your home truly clean.

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3 Signs of Mold in Your Air Ducts & What to Do

Mold in the home can be dangerous. In fact, certain types of mold can trigger illnesses in people. Unfortunately, mold often grows in places not visible to you, such as in the home’s duct work. Knowing the signs that mold may be present in your ducts gives you the opportunity to hire a professional air duct cleaner to inspect and clean the ducts, which removes any mold that may be present. Here are three signs mold may be present in your ducts:

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How Often Should You Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned?

There is a debate about how often ducts need to be cleaned, so Dust Doctors are here to clear the air with some expert advice.

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How to Choose a Duct Cleaning Company: 6 Traits to Look For

Is your HVAC system due for professional duct cleaning? Then it’s important to choose a reputable company that guarantees to do the job properly. Keeping your air ducts clean and functioning properly is critical for your HVAC system’s overall efficiency. More importantly, who you hire to maintain that system can make or break your heating and air conditioning performance.

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How Outside Air Pollution Affects Your Indoor Air Quality and Your Health

Most people would venture to say the quality of the air inside their homes is pretty good — after all, it’s not like you’re breathing in the toxic pollution that hangs in the air outside, right? Hate to break it to you, but that notion is utterly false. In fact, experts believe the quality of the indoor air we breathe is up to five times worse than the air outside, which means when we spend a lot of time indoors, we’re putting our health at risk.

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8 Ways You’re Polluting Your Indoor Air

Did you know the air inside your home is more polluted than the air outside it? It’s true — according to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air we inhale indoors is about two to five times more polluted than the air we breathe outdoors. Here’s an even scarier fact: Some buildings with really poor indoor air quality are up to 100 times more polluted than the air outside. Yikes.

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5 Furnace Tips for New Homeowners

Just bought a house? Check out what you should know about routine furnace maintenance to prolong the life of your HVAC system and keep your heating unit running efficiently.

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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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7 Household Cleaning Habits That Contribute to Poor Indoor Air Quality

The way you clean your house and the frequency with which you clean it may be contributing to poor indoor air quality inside your home. Click to learn about common cleaning habits that make your indoor air dirtier.

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3 Reasons to Invest in an Annual HVAC Maintenance Plan

Learn about how annual furnace cleaning and air conditioner cleaning services can keep your HVAC system running efficiently and prolong its life.

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