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What’s That Smell? Your Ducts May Be To Blame

Household odors are the worst. There’s almost nothing more cringe-inducing than coming home after a long day’s work, swinging open your front door, and getting blasted right in the nose. If you’ve attempted to find the source of unpleasant, elusive odors with no luck, chances are your ductwork is to blame. At Dust Doctors, we’ve cleaned innumerable ducts, and we can tell you from experience that years of buildup within your ductwork can produce a truly awful stench. How can duct cleaning restore a neutral, pleasant scent in your living space? Take a look.

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Your Furnace: How to Maximize Heating Efficiency

Winter is on its way, and that means it’s almost time to fire up your furnace. Are you ready? Or, more appropriately, is your furnace ready? Prior to the winter season, it's important to make sure your home is well prepared for the chillier temperatures, and that includes your furnace, too. Since you’ll no doubt use your heating system extensively over the next few months, the team at Dust Doctors has put together a few tips on how to maximize its efficiency. First up? Furnace cleaning. Let’s take a look.

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How Air Whip Cleaning Whips Your Ducts into Shape

If you have an HVAC system in your home, one of the most important things you can do to maintain healthy air quality is to have your air ducts cleaned at regular intervals. Air ducts may not be the most prominent thought in your head when your family suffers from the sneezes, but dirty ducts may be the culprit behind airway irritation and ill health. Not to mention, buildup in your air ducts reduces the overall efficiency of your system. How can you increase the efficiency of your HVAC system and help improve your family’s health? With regular air whip cleaning from Dust Doctors! Here’s how the process works:

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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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How Mold Circulation Can Make Your Family Sick

Poor air quality within your home can have a serious impact on the health of you and your family. When it comes to poor air quality, one of the biggest culprits is your home’s ductwork. Even a small amount of moisture can give rise to all sorts of unpleasant growths such as mold, mildew, and fungi. As fans push air through the ductwork, that air can loosen small particles and mold spores, spewing them out through your vents. You may not even realize it, but these tiny particles could be setting you and your family up for ill health. So how exactly do these growths affect your wellbeing? The professionals at Dust Doctors in the Twin Cities metro area are here to explain.

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New Homes and Offices Need Duct Cleaning Too

Improve the air quality of new homes and offices by calling the Twin City Metro’s very own Dust Doctors to eliminate the post-construction invisible debris.

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

If you have an indoor smoker in your family, their smoke could be getting into your ducts! Learn how to mitigate this with a professional duct cleaning.  

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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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Thinking About Spring Cleaning? Don't Forget About Your Ducts!

If you're like millions of other homeowners in the Twin Cities, your thoughts are turning to spring cleaning. Not only does such an event signal the end of a long and harrowing winter, but it is also a chance to clean out the cobwebs from every corner of your home and invite the warm breeze inside to move the stale winter air out.

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