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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 much time do you spend in your home each day? Eight hours? More? Less? If you count sleeping, the average person spends at least six to eight hours within the walls of their home each day. If you work from home, have kids, or are a student, chances are you spend even more time indoors. And while there’s nothing inherently bad about spending substantial time inside, you might just be putting your health at risk—and no, it’s not because you’re sitting too much.
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:
Do you have a heating and cooling system in your home? Yes? Then it needs to be cleaned. You may have read or heard that your ductwork doesn’t need regular cleanings, that it doesn’t accumulate dust, or that dirty ductwork can’t affect your health. Suffice it to say that you can’t believe everything you hear (or read). At Dust Doctors, throughout decades of tackling the dirtiest of ductwork in the Twin Cities, we’ve encountered many a homeowner who previously held the same beliefs. But the old adage still stands true: You just don’t know what you don’t know. Today, we’re here to discuss the top five duct cleaning myths and why hanging onto these beliefs could be harming your health.