Posted on 1/20/2020 4:00 AM By Dust Doctors
Which season of the year is the best time for duct cleaning? Learn when seasonal duct cleaning is most beneficial from the professionals at Dust Doctors.
Posted on 1/6/2020 4:00 AM By Dust Doctors
Your ductwork can accumulate substantial debris between professional cleanings. Learn how to maintain your ducts properly from the experts at Dust Doctors.
Posted on 12/23/2019 4:00 AM By Dust Doctors
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:
Posted on 12/9/2019 7:25 AM By Dust Doctors
Did you know the average person in the U.S. spends 90% of their time indoors? It’s true—with our reliance on technology for business, education, and entertainment, much of our lives are lived within the confines of a building. Unfortunately, indoor air is notoriously dirty—up to 10 times more polluted than outdoor air, according to some experts. Poor indoor air quality can trigger health issues in sensitive individuals, so if you’ve been suffering from unexplained symptoms, the air you breathe may be to blame. At Dust Doctors, providing healthy indoor air quality is our number one concern. Today, we’re here to discuss five common health conditions frequently triggered by dirty ducts.
Posted on 12/2/2019 7:21 AM By Dust Doctors
Most people never think twice about their indoor air quality—but that’s a dangerous mistake. According to a report published by the CDC, “walking into a modern building can sometimes be compared to placing your head inside a plastic bag that is filled with toxic fumes.” Yikes.
Posted on 11/25/2019 4:00 AM By Dust Doctors
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.
Posted on 11/11/2019 4:00 AM By Dust Doctors
Do you own rental properties? By law, you're required to provide your tenants with fit and habitable housing. If your properties have dirty ductwork, your tenants may be able to pursue legal action if they develop health issues associated with a poorly maintained property. At Dust Doctors, we're well aware of the potential problems that can result from dirty ducts because we've witnessed them firsthand. What can happen if you leave your ducts unattended? Take a look:
Posted on 11/4/2019 4:00 AM By Dust Doctors
If you're like most people, you don't think about your dryer vent often. As long as the vent does what it's supposed to, it's fine, right? Unfortunately, that mindset plays a leading role in the nearly 3,000 dryer fires reported every year in the United States. At Dust Doctors, it's our goal to keep your home and family safe from the effects of dust and lint accumulation—in fact, that's all we do! If dryer vent safety isn't at the top of your list, don't fret; it's at the top of ours. Give us a call today if you notice any of the following dryer red flags:
Posted on 10/28/2019 4:00 AM By Dust Doctors
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.
Posted on 10/21/2019 4:00 AM By Dust Doctors
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.