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Minnesotans know all too well the importance of being prepared for winter. But have you thought about how dirty ductwork can affect your family this winter season? The professionals at Dust Doctors know how important it is to maintain good air quality in your home, especially during times of the year when you stay cooped up inside. Winter in Minnesota can sometimes strike as early as October, and the snow often sticks around until April. You certainly don’t want to be breathing contaminated air for half the year, and getting your ducts cleaned early will ensure you don’t have to.
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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.
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.
A leading cause of household fires is a neglected dryer vent. In fact, dryer fires are responsible for over $35 million in property losses every year! Besides being a fire hazard, a clogged dryer vent can present many hazards, including harboring harmful microorganisms, and even unwelcome pest invasions. To help keep your home and family safe, and to get the most out of your clothes dryer, it’s important to practice proper dryer vent maintenance. Below, the professionals at Dust Doctors give the lowdown on the dangers of a dirty dryer vent.