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Energy Efficiency

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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Are Your Energy Bills High? Find Out How We Can Help!

At Dust Doctors, we offer a variety of services that can to extend the lifespan of an appliance, while also helping to reduce your energy bills. If your energy bills are slowly getting higher each month, we may be able to help you to lower them. Here are three different services we offer and how the service can help to reduce your energy bills:

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How a Comfort Keeper Annual Plan Can Save You Money

If you’re a homeowner, you know that little expenses in your HVAC system can add up over time. Dust Doctors in Minnesota explain how our Comfort Keeper annual plan can save you money and help you prevent unexpected problems when it comes to protecting your HVAC system.

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The Effects of Humidity on an HVAC Unit

Whether it is summer or winter, humidity can wreak havoc on your HVAC system. Your system already collects dust and particles from the air, now add humidity to that, and the effects aren’t good. You are looking at having your inefficient heating and air conditioning, mildew, and possible harmful mold. That is why it’s a good idea to have your HVAC system cleaned regularly. This will help keep you and your family breathing in all of these allergens, which will be especially nice if you and your family have allergies.

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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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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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Looking to Have Family Over for The Holidays? The Benefits of Duct Cleaning Before They Come

When family visits your home for the holiday season, you may want to ensure that your home is perfect for your guests. You may hire a carpet cleaner to clean your carpet and tiles, you may hire a maid or spend time scrubbing your home, and you may invest countless hours into decorating and cooking, creating the perfect atmosphere for your holiday festivities. But there is one thing that is often overlook that can be beneficial to have done before guests arrive; this is duct cleaning. Learning the benefits of having your ductwork cleaned before guests arrive can help you decide if you want to have yours done.

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What Are the Signs That Your Ducts Need to be Cleaned?

Your air ducts should be cleaned every two to five years. This is a pretty big gap, which leaves some people wondering if they need theirs cleaned closer to the two-year mark or closer to the five-year mark. Here at Dust Doctors, we want everyone to know the signs that you should look for when determining when your ducts should be cleaned. Here are a few of the most common signs that tell you it is time to have your ducts cleaned.

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Improving the Energy Efficiency of Your Home's Heating and Cooling

Your home's heating and cooling system likely consumes the vast majority of your monthly utility bills. Rather than focusing on turning off the lights and appliances, you may want to improve upon the efficiency of your central air and heat instead. Here are some of the easiest ways to reduce your energy usage and improve your home's comfort.

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