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Dryer Vent Cleaning Case Study: Disconnect Inside the Dryer

Updated by Lisa A on March 13, 2019 in

Dryer Vent Cleaning, Dryer Duct Cleaning

Dryer vent cleaning is usually a pretty routine event: the technician inserts a tool through the vent line from the outside and feeds it through to the back of the dryer, then pulls the tool out, ...

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HVAC Cleaning: It's All About Air Flow

Your HVAC system relies on good air flow to work its magic: heating, cooling, and ventilating your home. When your furnace is choked with dirt, your flue blocked with animal nesting, or your dryer ...

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How Much Does a Chimney Sweep Cost?

Updated by Lisa A on February 26, 2019 in

Chimney Cleaning, Chimney Sweeping

And why is it necessary? An annual chimney sweep is beneficial in a number of ways, most importantly because the process removes creosote buildup from the inner walls of the chimney. Creosote, which ...

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The Ultimate Air Duct Cleaning: What's So Great About It?

Updated by Lisa A on February 20, 2019 in

Air Duct Cleaning, Duct Cleaning

Air ducts can get pretty dirty. Disgusting even, as the below photo shows. When your home's air ducts look like this, a run-of-the-mill air duct cleaning job isn't going to cut it....

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Fluffy Pets: People Love Them, Furnaces & Air Ducts Hate Them

We humans love our furry companions. And for some of us, let's face it, our perception of their cuteness directly correlates with their level of fluffiness (with exceptions, of course). Alas, our ...

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Water Damage Restoration: Cleaning Up After a Burst Pipe

Updated by Lisa A on February 6, 2019 in

Water Damage Restoration, Water Damage Cleanup

Pipes can rupture or burst for several reasons, including a sudden increase in pressure, corrosion over time, poor installation, general disrepair, and most commonly, the expansion that accompanies ...

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What You Need to Know About Ice Dams

Updated by Lisa A on February 6, 2019 in

Water Damage Restoration, Water Damage Cleanup

Besides numb fingers, slippery roads, and school closings, ice dams are another winter plague in Minnesota. These frozen formations can be very destructive to the exterior and interior of your home. ...

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Commercial Air Duct Cleaning: Exhaust Systems

Updated by Lisa A on January 21, 2019 in

Commercial Duct Cleaning, Commercial Air Duct Cleaning

Commercial exhaust systems serve to vent odors, moisture, and smoke from indoor spaces such as locker rooms, commercial kitchens, and bathrooms to the outdoors by way of a fan—similar to the way a ...

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Furnace Cleaning Case Study: Clogged Heat Exchanger

Updated by Lisa A on January 20, 2019 in

Flue Cleaning, Furnace Cleaning

The heat exchanger pictured is definitely not representative of our typical job. Furnace cleaning, when performed regularly, is relatively uneventful, as the technicians use high-pressured air ...

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Air Duct Cleaning: Are Bathroom Exhaust Fans Included?

Updated by Lisa A on January 26, 2019 in

Air Duct Cleaning, Duct Cleaning

Bathroom exhaust fans serve to move moisture and odors from the bathroom to the outside. Like dryer vent lines, they move air only one way, from inside to outside—their function is not to recirculate ...

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