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Annual Furnace Cleaning: Why a Service Plan is Beneficial

Ensuring your HVAC system is clean and properly cared for is an essential component in maintaining healthy indoor air quality. A properly maintained heating and cooling system can also cut down your annual energy costs by improving energy efficiency. At Dust Doctors, our Comfort Keepers maintenance plan is designed to deliver both cost savings and peace of mind through annual A/C and furnace cleaning, along with regular maintenance. If you haven’t yet opted for our annual HVAC service plan, here’s why you should consider it:

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Is the Humidity in Your Home Too High? Check Your Ducts

As the heat rises, is your humidity rising, as well? It could be a faulty HVAC system. Learn how blocked ducts could contribute to an uncomfortable home.  

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Everything You Need to Know About A/C Coil Cleaning

Your air conditioning unit has many different parts. One part that plays a huge role in the function of your unit is the air conditioning coil, or A/C coil. The coil is responsible for cooling down hot air, helping to provide you with air the temperature you desire. Unfortunately though, if the coil is dirty, air may not be as cold as you would like. Cleaning your coil helps to ensure air gets as cold as needed.

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Is Your Newly Purchased Home's HVAC System Ready to Use?

Stop! Before you move into your new home, there's one last thing to check: the HVAC system. While you may have already made sure it's working, there may still be some basic maintenance you should complete.

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How you can regulate temperatures in your home

Does it feel like you are constantly going to war with your thermostat? You may set the unit to one temperature, but it feels like your home is always warmer or cooler than you want it. If this is the case, it is time to take action to end thermostat wars in your home, and start regulating the temperature of your heating and/or cooling unit. Here are the steps you need to take:

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How Does Whole-Home Humidity Control Work?

The humidity levels in your home can mean the difference between a tolerable or uncomfortable environment. Dust Doctors in Minnesota explains how whole-home humidity control works to keep the humidity in your home at its most comfortable level year round.

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How to Beat the Heat With Clean Air Ducts

If your air conditioner isn’t performing as well as it should this summer, it could be due to dirty ductwork and a clogged unit. Dirty ducts account for 40% of poor airflow in the average home.

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Cleaning Your AC System After Interior Remodeling

Home renovations can get messy. By the time you complete your project you find dust, dirt, debris scattered across your house. The dust and dirt eventually find their way into the duct work where it’s then distributed back out into the house.

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AC Unit Cleaning: Why Cleaning Your Air Ducts Is Not Enough

The HVAC system in your home plays an essential role in keeping your home’s airflow clean and fresh. The outdoor air conditioning unit is a key part of your HVAC system, but many homeowners know very little about maintaining it. Keeping this unit clean and maintained is important to keeping your HVAC until running efficiently.

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How Replacing Old Furnaces Improves Air Quality and Comfort

Your furnace is the primary source of heat during the winter. It can bring comfort to your entire household and keep you safe when the temperatures plummet. On the same token, the furnace can also be a source of toxic air that can affect you and your family's health without you even knowing it. Certain factors can determine both the condition of the furnace and the type of toxins it's releasing into your home. If your furnace is old and worn down, we recommend that you call an HVAC specialist to inspect the system. It may be time for a new furnace.

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